Junk fashion on steroids

Junk fashion on steroids

So Birmingham was out in force this morning to celebrate the opening of ‘the world’s largest Primark’ store, ignoring Birmingham’s inferiority complex for a moment, let’s explore what so called ‘Fast’ fashion is, its real cost and why we should all really should think...
Welcome to LWM

Welcome to LWM

Hello! I’m Mel, the new joint Project Coordinator at Localise West Midlands. I joined at the end of February and I’ve had a busy month! In my first week I attended the launch of the NPI report looking at economic justice in Birmingham and the Black...

‘Project Hope’: rebuild local economies

David Fleming drew on the wisdom of Elinor Ostrom, who published ‘Governing the Commons’ in 1990. An article in the Economist records that “collaboration was her watchword. Neighbours thrived if they worked together. The best-laid communal schemes would fall apart...

Community Researchers Vacancy

Localise West Midlands (LWM) are looking to recruit a number of individuals who have knowledge of the community economic development sector in the West Midlands, to carry out community research to support a feasibility study, to explore how best to share learning...

Coordinator Jobshare Vacancy

Can you help us build a better economy? Vacancy: Coordinator (jobshare) Localise West Midlands Salary:             £24,757 pro rata Hours:             22.5 hours per week (negotiable) Location:         Digbeth, Birmingham Deadline:        12 noon on Thursday 17th...

Leaving LWM!

I’ve been in post as coordinator at Localise WM for sixteen years, and have decided the time has come to leave. For the last three years I’ve had an excellent jobshare colleague, Karen McCarthy, so am happy to be leaving the organisation in her hands as well as those...