Project 49: an innovative approach to day services for adults with learning disabilities by Southend Care
Project 49 provides innovative day services to adults with learning disabilities and associated needs with a focus on community inclusion.
In conversation with Tony Cealy: Theatre Practitioner, Cultural Producer, Activist.
We sat down with pionneering cultural producer Tony Cealy to hear about his community drama and radio projects which help people engage with social issues.
The City is a Home: Building social infrastructure with rough sleepers
Throughout the past three years I’ve been working in a variety of health and social care settings as a consultant and community storyteller. I’ve met a lot of voluntary and public sector organisations working with people experiencing homelessness in the UK and felt inspired by their work. Recently, Sadiq Khan called for an increase in social housing in London to…
One Man’s Trash: The Rise of Community Fridges
Maria Passingham writes about the surge in community fridges across the UK which are helping communities combat food waste.
A Community With Energy
The Low Carbon Hub work with schools, businesses, and communities in Oxfordshire, UK to generate clean energy whilst reinvesting in the local economy.
Easy-care: The Community Launderette That Offers More Than Clean Clothes
Kitty's Laundrete is a social venture based in Liverpool which provides a laundry-space as well as a hub for community gatherings and events.
Colouring Between the Lines: Community Art in Stockport
Maria Passingham talks about creativity and community with Jane Crowther and Vicky Carr, founders of Open Spaces, a community art project in Stockpurt, UK.
No Lycra, No Mirrors: The Story of a Community Gym
The Eastern Rivers Community Gym (Loddon, South Norfolk) is a great example of citizen-led action, collaboration, and a creative way to promote exercise.
Guest blog: Measures of wellbeing and impact – who decides?
Researchers Becky Seale and Catherine-Rose Stocks-Rankin share their perspectives on traditional measurement of community-based approaches to health and wellbeing.
The Library of Things
Watch this short film about a library which enables community members to share useful everyday objects and ideas between themselves.