Jessica and I have had a bit to do with the Port of Blyth and Northumberland Council recently. Lest you thought South East Northumberland was all about redundant coal mines read on. This one festival reveals the real determination and dynamism of the people leading regeneration in the area. If you can find time for [...]
This week the Alzheimer’s Society and Government announced actress Carey Mulligan is to be a UK ambassador for Dementia Friends. It’s the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia and aims to transform the way the nation thinks acts and talks about the condition. Mulligan has spoken movingly about how she has [...]
Apprentices in the arts, media, and publishing industries are making up to 270% more than those who went to university; while apprentices in agriculture, horticulture, and animal care are taking home 211% more than graduates. A report published by Barclays and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (cebr) found the amount apprentices make [...]
This article reminds me of some research carried out for the Scottish Government on housing for older people back in 2008. The research considered the policy implications of incrementally adding to the accessible rural housing stock over coming decades (from designs that facilitate access, to building standards and forward planning invest to save). [...]
Established on 1 October 2006 through the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act, Natural England is the non-departmental bit of Defra responsible for ensuring the natural environment is protected and improved. It’s been in the news this week after Greenpeace obtained an internal document from June setting out how the body will “make more [...]
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