Media Watch is a weekly round-up of the latest major stories about the local (parish and town) council sector.
Community right of appeal
Historic ballot could see Sutton Coldfield get its own town council
Terence Smith: Meet Britain's youngest deputy mayor - and he's an 18-year-old film studies student
How Flatpack Democracy beat the old parties in the People's Republic of Frome
Ideal Queen's Speech: a Bill to strengthen pavement parking law
Rory Stewart believes 'we will give rural communities enormous strength'