It is the world of the headteacher, doctor or bank manager whose word was deferred to and it is a vision of a society that is essentially passive.
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How can we keep money circulating in our local economies while at the same time incentivising and rewarding positive social and environmental action?
‘We were just useless at making the pitch’, said Son, ‘and apparently it’s all in the pitch.’
What practical measures can be taken to tackle ‘food poverty’? Hannah Lambie examines the findings of research which looked at approaches in two communities
Understanding resilience is about understanding the ability of an area to respond effectively to the challenges it faces; what enables some areas to respond from shocks, whether they are economic, social or environmental, while others falter and decline?
Trafford Council’s Nick Gerrard tells Clare Goff why we need the private sector like never before
A new landscape for economic development is emerging. But is the shrinking of the state resulting in new thinking? Clare Goff reports
Local authorities need residents on board now more than ever as they reshape local services. After a slow start, has the time for neighbourhood agreements finally arrived?
So why should co-operatives be defensive about their name? The simple fact is that they are based on a set of principles evolved over nearly 200 years.
By creating local enterprise partnerships instead of the bureaucratic and expensive RDAs, businesses have now been given a greater say in how they can help to develop our communities.