Learning from the front line of community led design
After four fantastic years at The Glass-House, I am leaving at the end of this week to start a new […]
Scotland reveals inspired attitudes to community led action
This year’s DTAS conference ‘Development Trusts – Doing the Business’ brought together over 200 people from the Development Trust movement […]
London Voices on Neighbourhood Planning
Last Saturday 23rd June London Civic Forum held an event in collaboration with Just Space bringing civic groups together to […]
What is the role of the built environment in the future of our High Streets?
Last week, Louise and I had the pleasure of taking part in High Street Camp, an ‘unconference’ which brought together […]
Training for Housing Association Design Review Panels
We were recently commissioned by First Wessex Housing Association in Southampton to deliver a two-day training course for members of […]
Lots to learn from Neighbourhoods Study Tour in Sheffield
South Owlerton in Sheffield made a fantastic case study for us to visit on a Study Tour we ran as […]
Community Rights Made Real: What will the Localism Act mean for communities?
With the Localism Act (the government’s new policy giving increased decision-making powers to communities) soon to become part of our […]
Big Insights: What next for community spaces?
Last week I attended an event organised by Big Lottery Fund to help them consider the future of their funding […]
Reflections on the Portas Review
The Portas Review, an independent review into the future of our high streets by Queen of Shops Mary Portas was […]
Exploring the Neighbourhoods of Stroud and Bristol
Last Thursday we led a group of local community members and support workers on a Neighbourhoods Study Tour around Stroud […]