Social housing tenants are among those most affected by financial exclusion. A new report shows how a more strategic approach from landlords can make a huge difference. Neil Merrick reports
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Karen Leach reveals what proposals from local enterprise partnerships in the west midlands tell us about their priorities
It seems the ‘holy grail’ we are all looking for is a scalable way to deliver better outcomes with people and places that drain the public purse – the ultimate ‘win-win’.
The prevailing voodoo economic development suggests you can do local economic development, with inadequate resources, fragmented plans and patchy connectivity and collaboration.
He led government efforts to tackle deprivation during a time of unprecedented public investment. The money may have dried up, but Joe Montgomery’s determination to make a difference hasn’t. Clare Goff meets him
As local authorities and communities begin to use neighbourhood plans, the Community Game is an invaluable tool for equipping participants with the skills and knowledge needed to shape their environments.
While other towns and cities have seen their economies shrink, Warrington continues to grow. Andy Farrall looks at the factors behind its success
The Rough Guide is an evolving storyboard that tries to make sense of the emerging new neighbourhood planning world.
The links between poverty and place are revealed in a three-year study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. JRF programme manager Alison Jarvis explains its importance
Reinvestment in Europe's city centres is the key to maintaining a competitive edge, says Greg Clark