Localise – in New Zealand

Posted Posted in Economy, Environment, Food, Transition, Transition Network

Localise  is about sharing ideas, networking creative visionaries, resourcing, providing tools and bringing people together in a collaborative way for the betterment of our community – specifically here in Northland, Aotearoa New Zealand.  We are trying to achieve community well-being – a combination of economic, social and spiritual factors. A strong social fabric based around shared values and joint responsibility lies at the […]

Support available for WM’s community energy schemes

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Press Release                                                                                      no embargo Community Strand of the West Midlands Low Carbon Economy Programme Up to £40,000 of in-kind funding has recently been won by local Midlands-based organisations Marches Energy Agency and Localise West Midlands to help community renewables schemes. The in-kind funding will be made available to help community groups and third sector organisations develop community owned renewable technology […]

Yorkshire and the Local Sufficiency Economy

Posted Posted in Books and articles, Food, Localisation, Localism, Manufacturing

News from the Local Economic Sufficiency and Security Network    Steve Schofield’s paper, published in January this year, gives three examples of small-scale projects in his region which are developing indigenous sources of food and renewable energy and illustrate the real potential for local economic alternatives that reduce dependency on non-renewable resources while also cutting carbon emissions:   Incredible Edible  Settle […]