The groundwork has been laid. Solutions are being realised. What’s needed now are the will and the means to turn more of them into reality.
Clare Goff, Author at NewStart
Only by working to an outcomes based approach, beyond silo and sectors, will local interventions succeed in difficult economic and political times.
‘There’s nothing our way really, except Maccys and KFC.’
‘We don’t want to just give the community a set of keys and find out two years later that the project has failed.’
Only a third of those seeking help for debts on such loans were in employment.
‘This current mess was predicted back then by Michael Young’
‘Concrete evidence of green space bringing economic value to local communities.’
Three-quarters of people say being part of their community was important to them, but less than a third are actively involved.
Creating a ‘common currency’ for measuring the success of places
Rising inequality and climate chaos are clear alarm bells that tell us the current system is no longer fit for purpose.