Where's the risk-taking sector rural communities need as we negotiate change?
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A small rural town in Northern Ireland has been boosted by immigration
Adrian McCreesh, director of business and communities at Mid Ulster Council, talks about the region’s natural entrepreneurialism and the need for a stronger social sector
Why is bottom-up development still abnormal?
With little public or private sector funding, rural villages and towns in Northern Ireland are finding innovative ways to revive their local economies
During our tour of ten UK cities, we uncovered an emerging approach to local economic development, one that is challenging the mainstream and which can be summed up in the following 10 steps.
Belfast's economy is too dependent on a large public sector. Can a loosening of government control stimulate greater partnership working across the city?
There is the opportunity of grassroots entrepreneurs, reaching across the community divisions, and beginning to make things happen – in a way that smaller nations can sometimes make possible.
It’s an exciting time for me and those like me who know that social enterprise is an essential part of the rebuilding of our economy.
'Re-balancing the economy' could mean so much more and the social economy sector can play a substantial role in it.