CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Social inclusion UK and is for news and comment in that context.
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  • "We just flippin' do it": how a rural cooperative from Lancashire built the fastest broadband in Britain, The Daily Alternative (Sep 21, 2022)
  • How refugees leading city walking tours helps increase their sense of belonging – new research, The Conversation (Jun 16, 2022)
  • How filling the UK’s unused land with fruit and veg could help make us and our environment healthier - and help fight inequality, The Conversation (May 17, 2022)
  • Broad civil society coalition asks government to cut fossil fuels to also help with cost of living, (Mar 15, 2022) — 39 organisations spanning environmental campaigns, social justice and fuel poverty have written to the government calling for greater support for vulnerable households and for decarbonisation to help bolster the UKs energy security. The open letter, signed by groups ranging from Mums for Lungs, Environmental Justice Foundation, to Save the Children UK, calls on the Prime Minister, the Chancellor and the Business Secretary to ensure the upcoming energy independence plan tackles the climate emergency, gets the UK off gas, addresses air pollution, lowers bills and protects vulnerable households. “This is a fossil fuel crisis, and new fossil fuels from the likes of fracking or new North Sea oil and gas aren’t going to solve our problems." Rebecca Newsom, Greenpeace UK
  • Give 1.9 million more people access to publically funded care and create almost a million new jobs through a new universal care service, New Economics Foundation (Feb 18, 2022) — Planned government investment to transform social care amounts to just 6% of what is needed, despite 1.8 million with unmet care needs.

2021[edit | edit source]

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

What British politicians won't admit – we need to transform the welfare state, John Harris, Feb 21 [2]

2019[edit | edit source]

Welfare changes drive rising poverty and food bank use, study finds, Nov 5 [3]

The New Art of Making Friends and Finding Community, Feb 25 [4]


Need to sign on? You'll have to walk 24 miles to the jobcentre, Jan 7 [5] ...Cambridgeshire

Resolve to make 2019 a year of action, Jan 2 [6]

2018[edit | edit source]

The government needs to do more to keep homes warm by @BroadPeter, Dec 6 [7]

The Common Room — designing a future for all ages, Oct 2 [8]

A friendly approach to tackling the loneliness crisis, Sep 14 [9]

Vinay Gupta: We can create a better society by making a floor that people can't fall beneath, Jun 11 [10]

2017[edit | edit source]

11 Million People In The UK Are Not "Just About Managing" At All, New Research Shows, Nov 16 [11]

♥ UK's first report on Universal Basic Services published, Oct 11 [12]

Utopian thinking: Free housing should be a universal right, Poppy Noor, Apr 10 [13]

I was vulnerable and wanted a home. What I got was a workhouse, Daniel Lavelle, Mar 28 [14]

2016[edit | edit source]

My faith in humanity has been renewed, George Monbiot, Dec 12 [15]

Study finds 7m Britons in poverty despite being from working families, Dec 7 [16]

Fat Macy's: How one man escaped the Catch-22 of the benefits system, Dec 1 [17]

Benefits sanctions don't work and plunge claimants into 'hunger and depression', National Audit Office finds, Nov 30 [18]

UK should follow Finland, the only European country where homelessness has decreased, Sep 15 [19]

Impact of poverty costs the UK £78bn a year, Aug 1 [20]

Number of UK children living in poverty jumps by 200,000 in a year, Jun 28 [21]

Why we need to build social capital in cities, Julia Unwin at the Human Cities Institute, Apr 13 [22]

2015[edit | edit source]

The cause of the Runnymede eco-villagers is a righteous one, September 22 [23]

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Keywords news, uk news
Authors Phil Green
Published 2022
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
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