The coalition government is absolutely right to strive for localism. It’s just a shame it’s so out of touch with the way its reforms are playing out on the ground, says David Boyle
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New Labour’s strategy to eradicate poverty was undoubtedly flawed. But the coalition government’s belief that state intervention was the problem could be catastrophic, warns Paul Hackett
I was in Moscow last week. In red square, Moscow, Louis Vuitton was open for business, but Lenin’s mausoleum was closed. Well capitalism has won after all!
Although Northern Ireland is in many ways a unique case, the idea of bringing communities together through regeneration has much wider application.
Love Your Streets has seen hundreds of people mobilised to make a difference in their local community through clear-up days, litter collecting and acts of kindness.
Why ‘sustainable urbanisation’ is an impossible dream unless local governance is wedded to better global stewardship
Currently, the UK has no plan, no strategy and no ideas about how policy should support places where economic growth can be difficult, and sometimes darn-near impossible, other than to say that they should try and grow.
The switch from public body to charity has been a challenging transition for the Community Development Foundation. But boss Alison Seabrooke tells Clare Goff it’s given the organisation a new lease of life
In our latest article on the UK’s ageing population, Simon Hobbs and Alan Hatton-Yeo argue that if we are to harness the potential of older people we need to recognise individuality and encourage a voice and real influence
Bristol is to launch its own currency in May, imaginatively named the Bristol Pound or the £B.