For rural settlements to thrive there needs to be more than a grudging acceptance of a few new homes to avoid something worse, says Tony Hutchinson. There must be a reappraisal of housing needs in the countryside.
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Wales’ relatively weak economic performance to date ought to suggest that something isn’t quite right with its approach to economic development. Yet it’s pretty much business as usual.
Two recent examples in Sheffield show how social media can quickly mobilise and energise people’s opposition and stiffen their resolve to challenge an apparently indifferent planning system.
Resurrecting an old technology has enabled communities in Wales to chip away at a massive global problem – and provide an innovative means to regenerate otherwise isolated local communities.
The ‘global’ vision for the Cardiff Capital region and the ‘local’ vision imagined by some of the region’s academics and social entrepreneurs are not mutually exclusive.