Published: 6th Jun 2013

Locality and partners have been working round the clock to support established and newly formed groups wanting to get more involved in their community – saving land and buildings they care about, delivering local services as an enterprise and having a say over what is developed in their area. Meet some of the pioneers… The Ivy House pub in Nunhead An incredible 300 assets have been listed since the Right to Bid legislation came into force. This is the vital first step in protecting buildings and land. And just in time for the Ivy House pub campaigners – who were fighting to save this grade II listed pub where Elvis Costello and Joe Strummer played. They listed it as an asset of community value to stop it going to auction on the open market, potentially to a commercial developer. They then had the daunting task of … (To read the full article, subscribe below)