Restorative approaches to housing conference – 19.01.17, Cardiff. Book your space @WalesRAP #Cardiff #housing #collaboration #Coops

Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership (WRAP) will be hosting its first restorative approaches to housing conference at the Mecure Hotel in Cardiff on 19 January 2018. Join them to talk about the difference that restorative approaches can make in the housing sector. Julia Houlston Clark will be host for the day and you’ll have an opportunity to meet the… Read More Restorative approaches to housing conference – 19.01.17, Cardiff. Book your space @WalesRAP #Cardiff #housing #collaboration #Coops

Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales

A digital heritage hub is being developed by Heritage Hub 4 Mid Wales (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HeritageHub4MidWales/photos/?ref=page_internal). The Heritage Hub 4 Wales vision, aspiration and purpose is to: Champion young people’s creative ability to contribute positively to their communities and help strengthen their sense of belonging Invest in disadvantaged communities’ capacity to overcome social, economic or environmental challenges Build… Read More Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales

In case you missed it: New approach to ageing: older people lead project to improve later years #olderpeople #technology

In case you missed it the Guardian published an article on a new project being trialled in England which looks to involve older people to design solutions to major life changes. It makes for interesting reading as an example of a project involving older people. An extract from the article is below followed by the… Read More In case you missed it: New approach to ageing: older people lead project to improve later years #olderpeople #technology

The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales

The Bevan Foundation have a current job vacancy: Senior Policy & Research Officer circa £30,000 p.a. We’re looking for an outstanding policy professional to help to solve poverty in Wales and make Wales fair, prosperous and sustainable. You will undertake high-quality analysis and research, develop effective, evidence-based solutions, and influence policy and practice at a… Read More The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales

Take back control bottom up communities #community #strength #regeneration

This Guardian article highlights how people are strengthening their communities and what can happen when momentum builds. The ‘starter’ individuals within the communities do however need more support.  Often individuals who are trying to start projects alongside work, and other commitments, getting their message out can be difficult, and often facing huge bureaucratical barriers.  Let’s… Read More Take back control bottom up communities #community #strength #regeneration

Date for your diary: Introduction to Community Shares

Date for your diary: Introduction to Community Shares Community shares can save local shops and pubs, finance renewable energy schemes, transform community facilities, support local food growing, fund new football clubs, restore heritage buildings, and build stronger, more vibrant and independent communities.   The Community Shares Wales project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and… Read More Date for your diary: Introduction to Community Shares