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Let’s focus on local prosperity, rather than UK growth

May 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Let’s focus on local prosperity, rather than UK growth

This article was written by Karen Leach, company secretary and coordinator of Localise West Midlands, and Sarah Longlands, PhD student

Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition: Food, livelihoods and bridging race & class divides

May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition: Food, livelihoods and bridging race & class divides

The Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition (JP NET) is a Transition Initiative in a diverse urban neighborhood of Boston, MA,

LEPs and REconomy – an opportunity or a waste of your time?

April 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

LEPs and REconomy – an opportunity or a waste of your time?

Shortly after the 2010 general election the new Coalition Government invited local government and businesses to form Local Enterprise Partnerships

Paid work to help REconomy spread in the UK

April 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Paid work to help REconomy spread in the UK

Having been recently awarded 3 years of funding, the REconomy Project is looking for help to inspire and support UK

“Please don’t pee on my chips” says this young Transition entrepreneur

April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Please don’t pee on my chips” says this young Transition entrepreneur

Here’s a guest post from Robert Holtom, one of the young people on the 1 Year in Transition course, responding

Community involvement with solar farms: what it means for councillors, planners and community groups

March 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

Community involvement with solar farms: what it means for councillors, planners and community groups

Image: the largest community-owned solar farm in the UK at Westmill Solar Coop near Oxford, where 5000 local people own £16 million

Scaling up Community Energy: a how-to Guide (UK)

March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scaling up Community Energy: a how-to Guide (UK)

Originally written by Will Cottrell over at Brighton Energy Cooperative. We’ve done well. Really well. The 40-odd energy coops that exist across the

REconomy – what’s the Wikipedia definition?

March 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

REconomy – what’s the Wikipedia definition?

What does reconomy mean? It’s an amazing word and we’re really excited about how it’s growing into a word of

Changing the rules of the game to help build new local economies

March 12, 2014 | 4 Comments

Changing the rules of the game to help build new local economies

I often hear people say “why bother engaging at the community level (which is REconomy’s focus) given that the economic

One Planet Bristol – Our REconomy tale so far

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

One Planet Bristol – Our REconomy tale so far

Have you ever thought about organising a local economics event or street party? Today’s guest blog post is from Chris Richards

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