This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Localism page for a topic overview.
Campaigns [ edit ] Campaign for Community Banking Services, coalition of 20 national organisations sharing concerns about bank branch closures, community sustainability, financial exclusion and carbon emissions
Local Works Campaigning to implement the Sustainable Communities Act
Resources [ edit ]
Action packs from Local United
Buxton Economic Resilience Study, Executive Summary, January 2015
Community Shares "refers to the sale of shares in enterprises serving a community purpose. This type of investment has been used to finance shops, pubs, community buildings, renewable energy initiatives, local food schemes, along with a host of other community based ventures."
Exploring Community Resilience, Author: Nick Wilding, Carnegie UK Trust, ISBN: 0-900259-82-5, Year: 2011
Localism, Policy information from Gov.uk
My Community, Community Economic Development
Neighbourhood Planning Roadmap Neighbourhood Ideas Exchange Toolkit, September 16, 2013, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Funding [ edit ]
DCLG Community Rights
News and comment [ edit ]
“I’m welling up just talking about it”: the marvel of
Totnes LEF6, May 16 
Kent: Shop local – you can’t afford not to, May 3 
Totnes: How ‘Grown in Totnes’ are reimagining the local food economy, May 2 
There's no economy without community, September 24
CLES Manifesto for Local Economies charts a more socially just future, March 17
New support launched to help communities save local pub as a co-operative, November 11
Mary Portas and the Golden Tickets of Dorking, November 7
Do our local systems need a complete overhaul to enable Open and Creative Citizenship? August 24
Local Economic Blueprint highlights potential of community resilience, March 28
July, Independent Retailer Month
global "Shop Local" campaign
May 14 - 28
Love your local market
See also [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Local United, diffusing practical initiatives in response to climate change and peak oil. Membership association of existing and aspiring social entrepreneurs.
Civic Systems Lab, Seeding a local civic economy in the UK and around the world 00
Make Works, factory ﬁnders, on a mission to make local manufacturing accessible and inspiring. Think of it like a public library. An open resource that lets you discover the relevant skilled people, places, tools and materials that allow you to manufacture, make or repair in your local area.
REconomy Project, part of the Transition Network
Totally Locally Ltd
Civic Manifesto: Localism for Real, Civic Voice W Common Ground, United Kingdom charity and lobby group. Common Ground aims to promote "local distinctiveness" W
Living with rats
The Plunkett Foundation