As the ageing population in the UK grows, so does the reporting around loneliness, isolation, care scandals and budget cuts. We need to do more to help our older people remain independent, healthy and integrated. It’s important for care providers, developers, local authorities and planners to wake up to the solutions available, particularly around housing. (more…)
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For decades, corporations and governments had been taking more out of Buffalo than they were putting in. Now a radical vision for a community-controlled economy is taking shape.
Since private housebuilders have recently acknowledged that it will be impossible to build 200,000 new homes annually, the public sector, through the provision of truly affordable homes, must play a greater role in meeting the UK’s housing needs.
‘The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people’ – Theodore Roosevelt
Just how good are you at relationships? Do you want to play a part in ensuring that residents’ voices make a ‘real’ difference to our business?
Regardless of whether Scots vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in September’s referendum on independence, their country (and the UK) will never be the same again.
Dotted around Scotland are small groups of huts – the remnants of the 1920’s hutting movement which allowed industrial workers to enjoy time in nature with their families. Karen Grant from the Thousand Huts campaign believes that today Scotland needs huts more than ever.
Owen’s radical ideas, social reform and driving ambitions often came up against resistance and criticism. Regardless, in his generation he was viewed, as he still is today, as a man ahead of his time.
Far from just making business sense, all social housing tenants can work with their landlords to unlock their potential for creating inspiring social change in their community while proving themselves as important to their provider doing exactly the same.
Collaboration is good for communities and frontline workers, but it’s not an easy process. Dominic Macdonald-Wallace offers a step by step approach.
Far more can be done to increase collaboration among housing associations and other organisations in the social economy.