Northern Ireland has not yet felt the full impact of austerity but most people working in the community & voluntary sector would agree: it’s in the post.
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There is a sense of political spin ahead of substance.
A ‘confused and cluttered’ policy environment, opaque decision-making and a mismatch between the economic priorities of the Scottish government and Westminster.
The Surf awards celebrate community-led regeneration in Scotland and this year included a housing category for the first time
Only 12.8% of public health directors felt that economic development teams were very engaged with health.
Pooled technical and community expertise would have contributed a bolder vision, a better understanding, and innovative solutions.
It is those on the frontline of communities – in local councils and social organisations – that are increasingly coming up with the solutions needed to deep-seated problems.
Big picture ideas have created little while private industry has carried on and created a modern economy despite the role of government.
On November 6 the new Charter for Trees, Woods and People was launched at Lincoln Castle.
Culture alone will not solve a place’s economic struggles