The Bank of England’s Chief Economist has set out a powerful vision of a changing society and called for civil society to play a greater role in tackling the challenges that lie ahead. But does civil society have the skills, resources, and ability to respond? Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist, delivered a …
In all we do at the Polish Centre Shrewsbury, we believe that understanding our neighbours is a key to build better communities. But now with shadow of Brexit there is uncertainty about our own future in country which we called ‘home’.
The Chief Executive of Local Trust on how overcoming challenges in delivering improvements to shared community resources happens better when the conversation begins at the local shop or the school gate.
The Chief Executive of the Refugee Council on how unintentionally, but undeniably, they have marginalised grassroots refugee groups. Now they are trying to change this.
Heather Buckingham, Director of Research and Policy at the Church Urban Fund, shares her thoughts on working to heal the divides in our society.
Dear English Civil Society: A day ago we didn’t know each other. We came into a room, full of honesty, vulnerability and a deep desire for change. We quickly realised we were all telling the same stories from different corners of the same country. We urgently need to tell those stories, we need you to …
Community Land Trusts (CLTs) ensure local people can continue living in their communities and enable them to play a leading role in shaping the places they call home.
Over the past four months, people from across the local community have been coming together to create a Befriending Service for Mansfield.
This library in Sunderland was slated for closure... till volunteers like this stepped in.
"Am I going to let the world go to rack and ruin or am I going to change things around me?" What is this residents association in Sunderland doing?