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?
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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
Clare Corran explains how a scheme born out of tragedy in London has become a powerful tool against crime in Liverpool and a lifeline for young people
Simon Parker examines the impact of the public sector cutbacks and the repercussions for 2012
Where cities have identified a need – through a robust and realistic understanding of their innovation ecosystems – they should seek new powers and responsibilities to support local policy.
Understanding complexity or networks won’t change an uncertain and gloomy future. It’s hard to know what is coming or what the response should be. But this approach may help we us become ready and agile.
As cuts start to bite and public services and regeneration funds are withdrawn, housing associations are picking up the extra demand. But can they, and should they, fill the gap in regeneration provision? Clare Goff and Austin Macauley investigate
While critics will say that this investment pales in comparison with what was already underway from the last government, it may at least start to provide the climate for some kernels of growth.
While the economy continues to struggle, over £1.2bn of money earmarked to help stimulate some of England’s least prosperous regions is lying unspent, and no one seems to be shouting out about it. The money comes from the European Regional Development Fund which is meant to help promote investment growth and jobs in those regions (more…)
Speirs Lock is a vision of what is possible with a little imagination and belief. It is a vision of a different type of economy. One that still produces jobs and new businesses, still relies on traditional skills and still demands hard work.