Without face to face practical support we could be setting new businesses up for an almighty fall, warns Dawn Whiteley
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RGF appears to mark a return to old style industrial policy in which manufacturing firms trade grants for jobs. The coalition’s determined move away from regeneration is reflected in the fact that just four companies engaged in commercial or residential property development and management are named beneficiaries.
The government now prefers to talk of fairness rather than equality. So where does that leave marginalised communities? Jessica Smith and Stuart Speeden report
Newly-launched Locality has taken a key role in making the government’s localism and Big Society agendas work on the ground. But chief executive Steve Wyler tells Clare Goff he’s not frightened to bite the hand that feeds
After years spent championing Manchester’s marginalised groups, Atiha Chaudry tells Nicole Froio current cutbacks have left her and fellow campaigners ‘drained and exhausted’
The winners have been announced – but will the Regional Growth Fund make a lasting difference? Adrian Nolan gives his assessment
Irmelind Kirchner and Clare Goff explore the different approaches being taken in Japan to deal with its shrinking and ageing population
Local authorities are expected to play a leading role in reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. New research suggests their primary challenge is to win communities over, as Michael Peters explains
There is tremendous scope right now for businesses to step up to the plate and play a leading role in helping people join things up on the ground. Why should they bother? The answer is very simple.
With funding in short supply and the need for regeneration in Wales as high as ever, the challenge is to fully understand the current situation and learn from what works, says Dave Adamson