Parish Plans involve the whole community in identifying the community's needs. They include an action plan that prioritises the issues raised, and sets out how they might be tackled. It is part of how government envisaged strategic, community-led planning that brings real benefits to a locality. Its production is community driven and lead. In other areas Parish planning has resulted to direct action by communities that has improved the way their local area and service are managed. This is our chance to have our opinions heard.