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

Citizens' action networks or CANs[edit | edit source]

What Is A "Citizens Action Network"?
Authors: The Alternative UK, Jul 25, 2019

The Alternative UK describes itself as a "political platform based in the United Kingdom. "Through curation, editorial, public events, commissioning and research, we aim to transform the language and practice of politics on these islands. Inspired by and associated with Alternativet in Denmark, we are trying to bring about "a friendly revolution".

Semble[edit | edit source]

Semble brings "businesses and community projects together to make change happen from the grassroots up."

Transition Network[edit | edit source]

Main article: Transition Network

The Transition Network, based in Totnes, Devon, includes many initiatives across the UK, as well in other countries.

Other networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Information about networks more relevant to specific topics can be found or shared via our many UK topic pages.

Similarly information about networks more relevant to specific locations can be found or shared via our many place pages. See for example: Oxfordshire, Community involvement

Resources[edit | edit source]

Research[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

How do we define help and what does it really mean in practice?
Authors: Nurture Development, Jul 19, 2016

News and comment[edit | edit source]


Community, community, community: WHO IS IT FOR? Apr 29 [1] ...Croydon

Coalville woman's design goes viral after putting town on the map, Apr 23 [2] ...Leicestershire


Deep Revolution. The Alternative UK. [3] Nov 23

Local people have had to improvise during the pandemic. Could their solutions stick? John Harris [4] Nov 22

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A time for quick action by @TessyBritton. [5]Mar 22 ...Barking and Dagenham

A successful food-coop in Kentish Town points to considerable prospects for an updated, kindly anarchism, Jan 5 [6]


How To Make the 20s A Decade Of Transformation (via Citizens’ Action Networks), Jul 19 [7]

Capturing and Surfing the Wave, Jun 2 [8]


Plastic Free Towns, a movement aiming to reduce single-use plastics in the UK, Nov 26 [9]

It’s time to talk about We, Oct 22 [10] / A response ...Networks, news and comment

What kind of space can welcome a diverse community? Apr 28 [11] ...Devon

A report from #CTRLshift2018, Apr 5, Rob Hopkins [12]

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages


References[edit | edit source]