A New Way of Working and Living: Local People Employed Part Time With Training, Pensions (and Contracts) Throughout Their Lives…A New Utilities Service

Do you sometimes think that you, as the children in my daughter’s class did, poised before their big leap to secondary school, that they had the right to dream their own future? and Google,  Facebook and  You Tube could be part of it…. Jathan Sadowski writes about google’s plan to build a supercity to move […]

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The love and humour of community at the Black Achievers East Midlands Conference Centre Beeston Lane Saturday 22nd October…

What an opening: and, if you needed a who’s who of Nottingham power, celebrity and action it was here, at East Midlands Conference Centre, Saturday 21st October. The will to bring everyone together stimulated by the effervescent arboretum councillor Merlita Bryan  Merlita Bryan with Panya Banjoko, writer, poet, teacher, children’s writer, cultural archivist and literary […]

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I’m in Nottingham, England and work to help micro businesses reach more people, more of the time. I think that tech platforms are in beta form and we’re pretending otherwise: although the tech is fantastic it now needs to be made smaller and more responsive to the infrastructural needs of people in towns, villages, countryside […]

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The World of Tomorrow: Why Dr Suzie Imber’s grace under pressure is about social mobility as well as rocket science

Featured image: Charlie’s Art (aged five and a half)   I loved Do You Have What It Takes To Be and Astronaut: I’m not a child, not a scientist but what was great in the BBC 4 Series that meant I watched every programme of the six on iplayer. The fantastic work of BBC’s Helen […]

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OX JAM Nottingham and Beeston 21st October from first thing: Hundreds of musicians across genres. It’s about time

Music is about multitudes participating in performance that raises the spirit to change things for the better. OXFAM too is changing and making a local difference as well as on the international scene. OXJAM (its eleventh year), wants you to participate, to connect with the people in your local area and share the delight: strings, […]

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