Published: 12th Apr 2012

**UPDATE: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED** People working together are making places better. All over the UK there are inspirational individuals, communities, and organisations working to make a difference to their local quality of life by addressing poverty and inequality. Overcoming challenges daily, often with limited resources, they’re trying – and succeeding – to make better places. They’re not doing this for acclaim. But it is deserved. Now’s the time to reward the projects and people that have made a tangible difference to the quality of life in cities, towns and villages. The Better Places National Awards will celebrate initiatives that go that extra mile, reach out to all sections of society and blaze a trail for others to follow. If you’ve organised, benefitted from or simply been inspired by a project then you can nominate it for the Better Places National Awards. New Start – the UK’s leading magazine about making places … (To read the full article, subscribe below)