Over several hundred years a series of great nationwide infrastructure projects were successfully accomplished. Canals, railways and tramlines, bridges and roads and motorways, seaports and airports made travel and transport incomparably faster and easier. Hospitals and health centres and libraries and schools and colleges and universities made possible enormous advances in health and learning. Overground …
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 …
Civil society funder Lankelly Chase is in "a continual process" of change, trying to be aware of power in their organisation and shift it down from Board level. How are they handling it?
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.
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?
How to get to the world as it should be? That was the question we vowed to tackle as we kicked off the third of three Civil Society Futures workshops on local decision making in the North East.
One of the common civic actions is to take part in events and discussions. How often is it incumbent for the disabled participant to ensure that his/her/their participation is possible?
One of the key principles within community organising is moving from problem to solution. Working out our asks is a fundamental step to negotiating and bringing about change.
Our case is the biggest in employment law in a generation, fighting for basic rights like paid annual leave and the minimum wage.