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Placemaking Archives - NewStart
Architecture students and local residents are working together to take over redundant spaces in Bristol
Central Scotland is developing a ‘green’ consciousness for sustainable social and economic development. New Start spoke with head of development at the Central Scotland Green Network, and co-author of ‘Growing Awareness’, Sue Evans
The commentary on the riots back in 2011 pointed to fault lines in our communities at many levels: not only racial but between young and old, and people of different classes, with a narrative of disempowerment suggested as a potential root cause.
Sheffield is a city of makers, of ‘little mesters’ in workshops and studio complexes dotted around the city’s villages. But can Little Sheffield fit with the ‘big’ economic picture the city region is developing?
On average, 3% of British adults considered them to be active in some kind of neighbourhood group.
Here’s a challenge for our local authorities: how will they cope with the rise of accidental entrepreneurs and what does this phenomenon have to do with them anyway?
There is the opportunity of grassroots entrepreneurs, reaching across the community divisions, and beginning to make things happen – in a way that smaller nations can sometimes make possible.
Better collaboration would allow us to approach people as a whole, rather than seeing an individual according to whatever issue they are presenting at that moment.
ISSUE 536: FEBRUARY 2016
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