What’s the future of local economies?

Published on April 26, 2017 in Updates with 0 Comments
What’s the future of local economies?

Three years ago the REconomy Project set out with the aim of supporting communities to transform their local economies. Like the rest of Transition, REconomy is an experiment – a real live economic laboratory at community level, learning as we go. There have been some great successes, particularly thanks to our local pilots in Brixton […]

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REconomy Newsletter – March 2017

Published on March 23, 2017 in Updates with 0 Comments
REconomy Newsletter – March 2017

REconomy LIFT – what happens when we come together On 25th February over 70 people gathered for REconomy LIFT – an event for Transition groups designed with the aim to inspire and enable people to transform their local economies from the roots up. The day was jam packed with workshops and skills surgeries – plus an […]

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Urban Agriculture in Little Sheffield

Published on March 22, 2017 in Updates with 0 Comments
Urban Agriculture in Little Sheffield

Regather in Little Sheffield is starting to put community economic development into practice. UK REconomy Project Coordinator Laura Outhart finds out how. Regather Works is a trading cooperative based in the Little Sheffield, a densely populated residential community less than a miles walk from Sheffield city centre.  Over the years has suffered badly from post-industrial economic decline. […]

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REconomy LIFT – what happens when we come together to transform local economies.

Published on March 17, 2017 in Updates with 0 Comments
REconomy LIFT – what happens when we come together to transform local economies.

On 25th February over 70 people gathered at the Cinema Museum in London for REconomy LIFT – an event for Transition groups across London and the South East. Designed with the aim to inspire and enable people to transform their local economies from the roots up, there was a unique energy in the room right […]

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REconomy Newsletter – February 2017

Published on February 8, 2017 in newsletter with 0 Comments
REconomy Newsletter – February 2017

REconomy LIFT Event London & South East BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW! Saturday 25 February | 13.30 -18.00 | London Keynote speaker: Andrew Simms (New Weather Institute, new economincs foundation). This REconomy Event is designed by and for Transitioners whether you are new to REconomy or have established REconomy projects in your Transition Town. Hear from current […]

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Investment builds local businesses thanks to Council’s investment fund

Published on February 6, 2017 in Updates with 0 Comments
Investment builds local businesses thanks to Council’s investment fund

Seven local business projects in Totnes are to benefit from the Devon County Council’s Invest in Devon Fund, thanks to Lib Dem Councillor Robert Vint, who said, “The hope is that these investments will help create local jobs and provide for local needs while benefitting local communities”. The projects were chosen because they support the local food economy, […]

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REconomy Newsletter – December 2016

Published on December 16, 2016 in Blog, newsletter with 0 Comments
REconomy Newsletter – December 2016

Bringing you news, events, updates and inspiration from REconomists across the UK. We’re really keen to include your articles, ideas and information in our newsletters. If you would like to contribute to future editions or have ideas on things you’d like us to include please get in touch. With Season’s Greetings from the UK REconomy […]

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Reality leaves a lot to the imagination

Published on December 13, 2016 in Updates with 0 Comments

Remade in Edinburgh won Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award in October. Sophie Unwin, Founder and Director is excited about the next steps – to share the idea with other places and create a network of repair and reuse centres across the UK. She tells us about the challenges and what she’s planning next! The […]

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Renewing REconomy

Published on December 13, 2016 in Updates with 0 Comments
Renewing REconomy

This October, the REconomy Project was invited by our friends at Renew Wales to their annual conference in Wrexham, which this year focused on the power and strength of communities and the drive to create better places for future generations.   It was a really brilliant day of talks, workshops, plenty of networking and more […]

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Newsletter September 2016

Published on September 17, 2016 in Blog with 3 Comments
Newsletter September 2016

We’re raring to go this Autumn, and are kicking things off with the launch of our new ‘Do-ocracy Handbook’ packed with information for groups who want to take their projects to the next level.  We’ve also got information on our learnings from year two, an update from our team in Brixton and news about brand […]

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