The challenge is where the City Deals progress from here. The government will probably go through a similar process with smaller cities, and these places – of different scale, and facing a different set of challenges – will have to be creative all over again to find initiatives and settlements that work for them (and for the government)
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If you are doing all you can but only twice as fast is good enough, where will change ever come from? It is a paradox of advantage: advantage can only be diminished by increasing the performance of the disadvantaged to levels in excess of their resources.
While the importance of economic growth seems axiomatic at a national policy level, almost a universal good, it is interesting to be reminded in a place like Cambridge that growth is a slippery and often difficult concept, not always met with the same enthusiasm among those who have to live with its impacts.
The first winners of the Better Places National Awards have been unveiled.
Serial social entrepreneur Colin Crooks highlights why social entrepreneurs are the key to turning round our most deprived areas
How will the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy impact on local development plans? Karen Cooksley explains all
ISSUE 502, JULY/AUGUST 2012 *FOCUS ON RE-INVENTING THE CORNER SHOP*