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
Are we expecting too much from local enterprise partnerships? Sarah Longlands and Austin Macauley examine what it will take for them to translate political rhetoric into reality.
Front-loading spending cuts onto local authorities so that they have to either sell land to developers or radically scale back the upkeep of parks and green spaces is a far cry from the localism many of us would like to see pursued.
If the green deal is to be a success, investment in energy efficiency must be coupled with resident education. It’s all about changing our behaviour, explains Steve Malone
It’s not about keeping existing workers in work or generating more ‘old’ jobs – it’s not even about reskilling existing workers. Instead we need a catalyst which will enable us to provide new, green, valuable skills to people who are not working, so they don’t just get into work, they get into an area of skills that has a potentially booming future.
A new book is seeking to inspire others to follow the example of those behind the emerging civic economy
Fiona Mannion explains how a European project is furthering the exchange of best practice to help towns and cities adapt to climate change
The greater flexibility that devolution has brought to Wales exposes the shortcomings of England’s approach to economic development, says Matthew Jackson