There are many people who have a traditional view of Salford. They remember it as a slum city with Lowry’s matchstick inhabitants... They often seem a little disappointed there are no children with rickets or outside public toilets anymore.
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Within the context of greater decentralisation, the core cities (and others) now have the opportunity to grasp new economic techniques and to play a lead role in ensuring the resilience and effectiveness of their local economy.
From crumbling wreck to a thriving community hub – Matthew Harrison tells the story of Levenshulme United Reformed Church
What’s difficult to appreciate is quite how the programme sketched out in the white paper will ensure, in the coalition’s words, that ‘our reforms will mean that the poorest will be at the front of the queue’.
For those sitting on the outside looking in, a green economy may appear volatile, certainly not mainstream... no doubt some commentators would dismiss it altogether. In doing so they miss one very important point: marry social enterprise with innovation and you’ve got the ‘power couple’ of the green economy – and I, for one, confer my blessing on this union.
They didn’t work particularly well last time, will it be any different this time? Rupert Greenhalgh argues the new generation of enterprise zones need a more intelligent approach
Jacob Urup Nielsen explains how a British Council project has investigated the different ways in which cities can tap into their creative side
Areas of the northwest could soon be characterised by communities living in poor quality and increasingly expensive rented homes. Philip Leather and Brendan Nevin explain why
The UK government seems to miss the fact that energy policy needs to seen in the context of advancing human security and economic resilience. Although clearly important, energy security is about more than consistency in fuel supply. It underpins the resilience of the UK economy, influences human wellbeing and affects our democracy.
Social housing tenants are among those most affected by financial exclusion. A new report shows how a more strategic approach from landlords can make a huge difference. Neil Merrick reports