Rather than simply closing children’s centres and other community facilities for short-term savings, why not create hubs for people of all ages and reap long-term rewards? Stephen Burke explains
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A new study has looked into the extent of financial exclusion faced by social housing tenants. Kevin Gulliver reveals the findings.
Council procurement managers aren’t the enemy of enterprise, Mr Cameron. But with your help they could do more to support local businesses, says Matthew Jackson.
Measuring the impact of a service isn’t simply about statistics – you need to highlight the human side. Your funding may well depend on it, says Tim Crabbe
So where is the money going to come from for green space maintenance? As any self-respecting parks manager will tell you, it doesn’t grow on trees.
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.
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?