As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola [...]
Following a successful pilot in Liverpool, a loyalty card scheme for independent shops is being rolled out in cities across the UK in a bid to reclaim the high streets of Britain and beyond
Far-reaching research into people’s values indicates that people feel positively about the UK on a local level, but feel that their values are not reflected in how the country operates at a [...]
A social enterprise supplying local food in east London has launched a programme to help other communities set up their own vegetable box schemes across the UK
Whisper it gently, but things are definitely stirring at that august, old stalwart of the green movement ñ Bristol's Schumacher Lectures, now in their 25th year. For, while the greybeards are [...]
Hidden away in neighbourhoods all over the country are people with the dreams and potential to grow their own businesses to meet local needs.