Working with Neighbourhoods

Working with Neighbourhoods

Birmingham city council published a white paper Working with Neighbourhoods in January 2019. The paper recognises that there isn’t a single fit and that a bottom-up, flexible approach is necessary for success. This is something at the core of LWM’s mission...

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...

Move beyond left/right, Brexit/Remain thinking, and build a movement for economic change

In similar vein to a recent post on this site, Helena Norberg-Hodge writes: Ever since the Brexit referendum was first announced, we have been bombarded by an array of starkly contradictory pronouncements – from the Leave camp’s now infamous claim that withdrawal from...