With little public or private sector funding, rural villages and towns in Northern Ireland are finding innovative ways to revive their local economies
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Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is looking for someone with the skills to help it capitalise on that position as it drives forward ambitious growth plans
Roads closed to allow kids – and adults – to frolic
Wellbeing frameworks can help local governments hold productive conversations with communities about what matters, says Pippa Coutts
Architecture students and local residents are working together to take over redundant spaces in Bristol
An ‘infrastructure of kindness’ underpins community cohesion, participation and engagement.
There is promise in the inclusive growth agenda but it will not be enough to have ‘after the fact’ policies.
Justine Greening has announced the creation of ten ‘social mobility hotspots’, including West Somerset, Norwich, Blackpool, Scarborough, Derby and Oldham.
Sadly, I am hearing of far too many cases of crass behaviour by some in the public sector. There are examples of local authorities and others ‘assuming’ that they can close a service, and that a VCS body will automatically pick it up.
Too much talk on social media, too much criticism and too much hypothesising. None of this can deliver the change our society need right now.