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  • News “I am a window of opportunity”: Plymouth’s innovative social enterprise sector comes up with Vacancy Atlas, redefining the high street, Daily Alternative (Feb 08, 2024)

September 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Astronauts launch from Community space, neighbourhooddemocracy.org (Sep 19, 2023)
  • News Partnership project involving local communities helping nature and climate getting underway in Cambridge., climateoutreach.org (Sep 18, 2023) — The River Cam CAN (Climate Action through Nature) project will involve communities near the river working on initiatives that will benefit them and the environment. “The River Cam connects most of the city’s green spaces, habitats and communities – including some of the most economically and socially disadvantaged. The river system is also emblematic of the environmental challenges that Cambridge faces; it suffers from flooding, pollution, drought and over-use of water, all are getting worse, and many are connected to climate change. This has impacts on both communities and nature and this project is about encouraging people to get involved and help their rivers and streams." James Littlewood, Cambridge Past, Present & Future. The two-year project is a being delivered by a partnership of local organisations supported by the national charity Climate Outreach, with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

August 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News The climate future is here, and it looks like this proud commune in S Africa, africanarguments.org (Aug 22, 2023) — With solar power, urban farms, and radical grassroots democracy, eKhenana provides an impressive model for a sustainable low-carbon future.

July 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Sheffield’s Opus Network is the very ideal of a CAN - making media, doing business and connecting to a planet of ideas, The Daily Alternative (Jul 13, 2023)

June 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News The Indigenous forest collective restoring a corner of California, Positive News (Jun 20, 2023)
  • News Councils bring residents and businesses together for effective climate action, ashden.org (Jun 16, 2023)
  • News The English manor house that became a thriving commune, positive.news (Jun 07, 2023)
  • News Women-led legislature revives a small Spanish town against all odds, globalvoices.org (Jun 07, 2023) — They wanted to stop the depopulation of the municipality... and they did it!
  • News A CAN at work... Look at the convening of energy and initiative going on in the Plymouth Octopus Newsletter, The Daily Alternative (Jun 06, 2023)
  • News Amsterdam’s floating eco-community is a model for modern living, positive.news (Jun 05, 2023)

May 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News An ordinary hope helping to power communities across Britain, ucl.ac.uk (May 23, 2023)
  • News Alternative Editorial: AI Is Not The Only New Form Of Intelligence, The Daily Alternative (May 21, 2023)

April 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Northern Heartlands are a CAN that helps communities story their past, present and future, so they can act with confidence and power, The Daily Alternative (Apr 19, 2023)

March 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Birmingham’s Civic Square, so inspirational to many seeking to strengthen community power, is “refounding” itself, The Daily Alternative (Mar 30, 2023)

February 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News ‘We’ve come so far’: how one village rose from the ashes of a wildfire, Positive News (Feb 24, 2023)
  • News We like the sound of a "values-based urban living laboratory". It's flourishing in Romania, and is called "OurCluj", The Daily Alternative (Feb 18, 2023)
  • News Here are some trailblazers doing radical, regenerative place-making work - in housing, supply chains, finance and energy, The Daily Alternative (Feb 01, 2023)

January 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Alter Natives: Deana Wildgoose from the Coalville CAN, on the creativity and joy released when communities take over buildings, The Daily Alternative (Jan 11, 2023)
  • News The Suffolk manor house where 60 people live together, BBC News (Jan 09, 2023)

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