The urban island, encircled by two canals, will eventually bring about 1,150 new homes.
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The plan will see Birmingham’s derelict Belmont Works, originally built in 1899, restored to its former glory as part of a major overhaul.
Through four projects our film shows how to create an economy which meets local needs with local resources, and in which more people have a stake.
Social care is in crisis but rethinking the sector could form the basis of a more inclusive local economy, says David Powell
Exploring the economic and social benefits of an inclusive approach to health and social care in the West Midlands
Senior leaders in the city know that they need to help their teams focus on the values that shape what they do. It’s hard to do though, hard to lift the head from process to values. Here some simple ideas from the people we have worked with and the experience we’ve had over 10 years at Podnosh.
Local government has been playing a more pro-active role tackling illegal lending, aware that – in the absence of local banks to meet local needs – they may have to take the initiative themselves.
Birmingham is expanding its vision of good local government with a more collaborative, bottom-up approach. Can local economics in the region be similarly expanded through a shared vision of the common good?
Birmingham and the West Midlands have a history of strong civil society and social innovation, from the philanthropism of the Quakers to today's social enterprise quarter. Here are ten of the best ideas for change in the region: