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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Sep 28, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Sep 5, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Jun 29, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on May 29, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on May 16, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Mar 1, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Jan 26, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Jan 9, 2012

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 […]

Hannah Gibbs

Posted on Nov 28, 2011