How do we resolve the democratic deficit in the right way? Sep 2022

As a people we probably all know the answers: we’ve come across them in the past.Look at the wall of the Walworth Clinic (below)  How then to begin to resolve the democratic deficit in the right way? We have the most brilliant system potentially but it’s hidden from view, we’re denied access to make the system represent more people, more of the time. Consecutive governments […]

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Understanding the knowledge, experience +skills on the doorstep: Stories of now

Think of all the voluntary effort that has succeeded in bringing together retail, community and voluntary capacity to provide solutions, kindness and hope to people who need it when they need it, where they need it. After the worst impact of Covid was mitigated by the now regular vaccination and booster campaigns we begin to […]

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Come on You local meeja: Back up Euro 2022 with local news: It’s our social dividend…

Featured Image: Euro Final Team Lists The women’s game has taught us: always concentrate on the thing you do: the task. They won it for everyone 2-0 but then in this world yes the dividend goes to the real share holders…. a shared society where everyone can reach their highest potential. Let’s start regular local […]

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communication communication communication mp ruth edwards crime survey-and more…

Featured image: Left Lion Artist/Illustrator Becky Riley’s re-visioning of Nottingham Neighbourhoods in the Welcome to Nottingham booklet given to students: we need to welcome the people who live here in the same way Ruth Edwards MP was born in 1984, the year George Orwell imagined as the ground for his fiction of a cruel totalitarianism where a […]

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how do we encourage the wisdom, experience, ideas and energies of people, the conversations we all need? how about a meet up with good food?

The story so far: history and the present are coming together here, now, in West Bridgford: amazing health, placemaking and social eating initiatives that have come out of people’s efforts to connect, reconnect and reconstruct the scale of our lives into something full of value, hope and possibility. Friday 17th June 2022 was the first […]

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Primarily: It’s About Colour: light And Growing: More Than 57 Varieties of Life

Featured Images: Primary: Artist and Community Development partnership 33 Seely Road Nottingham NG7 1NU Primary is an artist led gallery and community project capacity building space on Seely Road, Radford across the road from Ronald Street playground that Primary is helping develop with local residents and the council. A former primary school and then temporarily a […]

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Remember melania’s lack of care? well, in Rushcliffe we really do care-such fun was had Sat 25th june 2022

Featured image: We Really Do Care T Shirt: and at our Rushcliffe organised and supported Proms in the Park it’s clear we do! Saturday’s prom in the park the great annual Rushcliffe bringing a brimming community together, getting better every year: although it had been a very hectic week I was really glad I went. […]

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Community on the doorstep: metropolitan Housing west bridgford

Cricketers Court, Rugby Road, Lutterell Court, Walcote Drive, Church Croft are a real part of the landscape and history of West Bridgford. Providing economically sheltered and supportive accommodation for over 55’s, they’re owned and managed by Metropolitan Housing with former council housing they’ve been an essential part of community growth and development for the last […]

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