The task of translating the rhetoric of Big Society into policy is revealing some fundamental flaws, argues Gabriel Chanan
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Anthony Woods Waters reports on a burgeoning relationship between the US city of Little Rock and Newcastle upon Tyne
Question. What do current local government reforms, and the context in which they are unfolding, have in common with the late 1960s and early 70s?
With less resources around the onus is on organisations to work together. Alison Chambers explains how to ensure things click into place
Back in 2005, when I started the Mind the Gap campaign, an ever increasing void had developed between elected representatives and the electors themselves.
Powers to tackle public health issues are being handed down to the local level. But will it bring about the fundamental shift needed to finally tackle inequality? Clare Goff reports
He’s championed localism from the outside, now James Morris has the chance to drive it from the centre. Clare Goff meets him
Our first Bright Idea comes from Jon Farquhar Simpkin who outlines his vision for a new breed of cooperative
Organised by: the National Housing Federation Venue: International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham Date: Friday, 4th February – Sunday, 6th February 2011 The National Board Members’ Conference and Exhibition is the key event for boards who wish to develop a balanced and well considered strategy and vision, delivering strong governance during hard times. This year’s programme (more…)
Although in the past the focus has tended to be on material wellbeing, more and more people are coming round to the idea of nurturing personal and social wellbeing. However, what is less understood is how we can use a better understanding to influence policy and practice in a whole range of public policy areas.