New Home for the Library of Things
What if libraries lent more than books? Things you only use once a year or something you want to try out? Enter the Library of Things, a home for borrowers!
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Restoring regenerative public services
This blog includes two great case studies from across Greater Manchester of collaborations between services, communities and citizens to improve wellbeing.
Welcome Wednesdays, community space
Check out this film about a church which opened it's doors to the general public; using their space for the community.
A Day In The Life Of a Shared Lives Carer
Grace Eyre share Jane's story of a normal day in her life living with Johnny, revealing how rewarding it can be to be a Shared Lives Carer.
Interview: Alex Fox OBE, CEO at Shared Lives Plus
We catch up with Alex Fox about his asset based area briefing, his organisation Shared Lives Plus and what surprises him.
Report summary: The Place of Kindness
Zoe Ferguson looks at how we can encourage kindness in our communities and calls on government, organisations and people to all take action.
Podcast: Library of Things
Library of Things new podcast looks at the impact they have had on the community, the people that have come to borrow, and how the enterprise might develop.
Report review: Asset based places, a model for development
SCIE's recent publication sets out a useful framework for local areas considering a shift towards asset based working.
Idea of the Month: With a new conversation, we may change the outcomes
With a new conversation, we may change the relationship; if we change the relationship, we may change the behaviours; if we change the behaviours, we may change the outcomes.
The Debenham Project
We learn about a community that took responsibility for supporting carers and those with dementia.