A new report examines our success to date in creating lifetime neighbourhoods. Mark Bevan and Karen Croucher explore some of the challenges involved in ensuring the needs of all ages are met
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Scotland’s new regeneration strategy pledges to renew the government’s focus on community-led solutions. Good news for housing associations? Austin Macauley reports
In practice our work has generated a new paradigm of integrated investment and delivery arrangements. The centrepieces of this reform work are a joint commissioning hub (being led by Salford’s director of public health) and a joint prevention and early intervention delivery model at neighbourhood level.
Brendan Nevin argues there’s a mismatch between the coalition government’s approach to housing and the social and economic reality on the ground
The importance of human-scale institutions has been a key theme throughout David Boyle’s work. Now the former journalist has written a guide to restoring ‘the human element’ to organisations.
Julia Unwin argues poverty in the UK should not be accepted as a fact of life, but that its eradication requires a new course of action.
The Portas Review offers warm words on making town centres into quality places – yet the aspects dealing with movement threaten to undermine this positive picture.
Austerity shouldn’t mean years of misery. Town centres should become places where we have a good time and play a part in community life without having to come away laden with shopping bags - and what better time to start than when people are hard up?
In part two of our review of 2011 Julian Dobson reflects on a year when aspirations to become ‘the greenest government ever’ were unceremoniously dumped
It’ll be up to us to get it sorted, home by home, business by business. It’ll be up to those in rented accommodation to bring their landlords to account in order to ensure their properties are improved. It’ll be up to homeowners to take the initiative. But if this is to be market-led then everyone should have equal access to that market. So who’s going to do the persuading?