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Interview Archives - NewStart
What will be the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland’s border areas?
Listening to the people
Adrian McCreesh, director of business and communities at Mid Ulster Council, talks about the region’s natural entrepreneurialism and the need for a stronger social sector
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
Frank McAveety became leader of Glasgow council last year for the second time in his career. After almost 30 years in public life in the city, he talks to New Start about solving the ‘Glasgow effect’ and dealing with ‘referendumitis’.
Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has steered the city through deep austerity cuts and helped re-build its confidence and investment. He talks to New Start about investing to save, changing the course of the city and why growth alone is not enough.
Belfast Council has added new responsibilities to its portfolio, including social enterprise development. Its chief executive Suzanne Wylie talks to New Start about supporting social start-ups, inclusive growth and stopping the brain drain
As Leeds recovers from the Christmas floods and braces itself for further economic shocks, chief executive of Leeds Council Tom Riordan talks to New Start about resilience, compassion and trying not to emulate London
Sheffield University has stepped up its role within the city since austerity cuts hit the council. ‘Professor Vanessa’ – academic and circus director – has been appointed to head up the university’s engagement with the city, and talks to New Start about maker culture, creativity and running a city like a circus