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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Localism page for a topic overview.


Campaigns[edit]

Local Works Campaigning to implement the Sustainable Communities Act

Resources[edit]

Funding[edit]

How to's[edit]

Maps[edit]

DCLG Community Rights

Other links[edit]

Video[edit]

News and comment[edit]

2018

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Scotland: Lesley Riddoch on the "power of local" - communities taking control in their own way, Nov 10 [1]

One way to challenge the preeminence of big banks is to build a small one. The story of Avon Mutual. Oct 30 [2]

2017

Forget nimbys. Yimby housing policy can transform the UK – with the political will, Aug 11 [3]

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“I’m welling up just talking about it”: the marvel of Totnes LEF6, May 16 [4]

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Kent: Shop local – you can’t afford not to, May 3 [5]

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Totnes: How ‘Grown in Totnes’ are reimagining the local food economy, May 2 [6]

2015

There's no economy without community, September 24 [7]

CLES Manifesto for Local Economies charts a more socially just future, March 17 [8]

2014

New support launched to help communities save local pub as a co-operative, November 11 [9]

2013

Mary Portas and the Golden Tickets of Dorking, November 7 [10]

Do our local systems need a complete overhaul to enable Open and Creative Citizenship? August 24 [11]

Local Economic Blueprint highlights potential of community resilience, March 28 [12]

Events[edit]

2014

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July, Independent Retailer Month
global "Shop Local" campaign
independentretailermonth.co.uk

July 4 Independents’ Day
people1st.co.uk


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May 14 - 28 Love your local market
loveyourlocalmarket.org.uk

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

  • Community Savings Bank Association, exists to rebuild a network of independent, local banks in the UK, owned by and answerable to their customers.
  • 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


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. The Alternative UK
  2. The Alternative UK
  3. The Guardian
  4. Transition Network
  5. jasperbouverie.com
  6. Transition Network
  7. Living with rats
  8. CLES
  9. The Plunkett Foundation
  10. Transition Network
  11. Medium
  12. Transition Network


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