Gipton Fire Station will now be home to six different third sector organisations.
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With a city deal proposal in the pipeline, can south Wales forge a vision of a community-centric local economy?
Test Town helps young people to try out their business ideas for real, in empty shops in towns and cities across the UK.
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.
How can Liverpool harness the talent and skills of the creative minds that are bringing about change on a micro scale in communities throughout the city region and beyond?
I’ve spent the last ten years as a co-operative property developer.
Within the third sector we are increasingly conscious of our interdependence on each other. A few years ago large, small and medium local third sector organisations got together to develop a consortium to seek and secure public sector contracts which no one member of the consortium could deliver alone.
We believe that a community and resident-led approach is key to creating lasting, positive change in communities, because it builds on the opportunities and assets available, develops the skills and confidence of the people involved, and creates lasting, long term solutions. But, how can we make this happen?
Spacehive has joined forces with leading accountancy firm Ernst & Young and London Councils, which represents the capital’s 32 borough councils and the City of London. The partnership aims to share the cost of community projects online by unlocking millions of pounds of funding for regeneration projects and raising millions of pounds in new funding through the web. Spacehive and Ernst & Young will work together to establish multi-million pound match-funding partnerships with corporate sponsors, councils, grant bodies and investors to enhance London’s public assets.
At the Locality Convention last week Bernadette McAliskey quoted Tom Paine’s ‘Rights of Man’, reminding us that authority comes not from on high, neither from monarchs nor from governments, but only from the people.