Creating recession-resistant communities
Scotland Archives - NewStart
Encouraging urban communities to purchase local buildings
Social enterprises can help create local jobs, wealth, and person-centred services
‘Bids are not just about place, but about communities’
Scottish towns can now benchmark their progress
Community-led regeneration is flourishing in Scotland
During our tour of ten UK cities, we uncovered an emerging approach to local economic development, one that is challenging the mainstream and which can be summed up in the following 10 steps.
Central Scotland is developing a ‘green’ consciousness for sustainable social and economic development. New Start spoke with head of development at the Central Scotland Green Network, and co-author of ‘Growing Awareness’, Sue Evans
In 1965, a plan was put in place to tackle ‘the Highland problem’, a seemingly unstoppable downward spiral affecting the whole economy of the Highlands and Islands.
Glaswegians are unconventional and often disrespectful of power. But can they bring together the disparate pieces of the city’s emerging alternative economy and challenge the status quo?