The new Midlands Metropolitan Hospital plans to be embedded within its local economy in a similar way to that of Cadbury’s in Bourneville, offering a test case for the new role of anchor institutions in regeneration.
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Post-Kerslake there’s a real scent of change in Birmingham. A braver, less bureaucratic council might be capable of a genuine strategic partnership: civic to civil society.
Devolution is fundamentally about empowering citizens to exercise their right to shape their civic institutions and public services by devolving power and accountability to the local level.
Welcome to New Start in Greater Manchester. This is the first in a series of editions of the magazine from the UK's ten core cities. Over the course of the next year we will produce our monthly edition from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Glasgow and Liverpool.
Manchester has the opportunity to use its devolution deal to inspire and engage the energy of its people, forge a new contract for social progress, and be the model for an alternative economic path.
Fixing our broken food system is vital for both sustainability and health outcomes. But challenging the industrial model is not easy.
As Greater Manchester moves towards more devolved powers Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester Council, talks to New Start about poverty, progressive procurement, and building scale in the social sector.
Greater Manchester is a people-powered city, a fact reflected in the number of organisations creating social and economic change across the region. Here's ten of the best.
Working at Greater Manchester level must not lead to devaluing everything which is local in the name of efficiency. If 'at scale' comes to mean 'at distance' it may mean that power has simply been centralised in Greater Manchester rather than Whitehall.