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Wales to trial ‘experimental’ Foundation Economy approach

This article, by Thomas Barrett, was originally published on NewStart, a website for making places better. Subscribe for just £49 per year here. Wales will be the first country in the...

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How ‘meanwhile use’ is opening doors in declining high streets

We are all familiar with the gaps in high streets left as stores close. This article from New Start describes a pilot scheme called Open Doors, to be launched later this year,...

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Communities in control: a local democracy laboratory

The government’s new Working with Communities policy is important because it establishes the principle of ‘community consent’ to long-term planning decisions affecting the local community. This has the potential...

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How a derelict swimming pool became one of Birmingham’s most treasured community hubs

Another great example of how an area can be transformed when the city council works closely with local residents at every stage of a regeneration project, led by ‘what...

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