New Start has joined forces with Townstock 2012 to find the best ideas for reviving town centres. We are looking for projects that have already proven they can work and that can be replicated for a small budget in towns and cities across the UK.
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In a recent report on liveability, Australian cities made up four of the top ten. As Tim Horton explains, linking design with governance is crucial to the country’s success
Using empty shops as the platform for local entrepreneurs to test their ideas, Start Up Street Stirling is re-invigorating its town centre from within.
Corner shops are often the lynchpin and focal point of communities. As a local resource, however, they are under-valued and many are closing their doors as competition bites. Can they be revived through their civic role? Clare Goff investigates
Action for Market Towns and CoastNet have been reviewing both the vulnerabilities and challenges unique to small seaside towns and those they share with others. Chris Wade reveals their findings
A collaborative approach to troubled families in the Netherlands shows that local leadership can come from many levels, as Bas Denters, Pieter-Jan Klok and Mirjan Oude Vrielink explain
The brains at Locality have combined technology, mapping, and their know-how of community buildings and land to produce two groundbreaking online tools assisting communities to make their area a much better place to live in!
New types of investment are needed to kick-start our local economies. A team at Bristol Council is leading on the development of a local investment fund aimed at supporting the economic growth and wellbeing of the city.
The first winners of the Better Places National Awards have been unveiled.
How will the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy impact on local development plans? Karen Cooksley explains all