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."
Dec 20Urban sustainability UK: Timpson says a locally-driven approach needed to rejuvenate high streets. Retail industry experts have called for a community-focused approach to tackling the challenges facing high streets and town centres. Dec 20 
Scotland: Lesley Riddoch on the "power of local" - communities taking control in their own way, Nov 10 
One way to challenge the preeminence of big banks is to build a small one. The story of Avon Mutual. Oct 30 
Forget nimbys. Yimby housing policy can transform the UK – with the political will, Aug 11 
“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 
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.