The future of mobility

The future of mobility

Here at Localise West Midlands we’ve been having a bit of a deep dive into priority policy areas and thinking strategically about what localisation means in different contexts. Our first session was focused on transport and our initial thoughts are below. We...
Spatial Inequalities

Spatial Inequalities

Everyone having more doesn’t make us more equal. This week LWM took part in a focus group with the 2070 commission on Spatial Inequalities. The commission recognise that wide and deeply embedded issues such as inequality require long term vision and planning to...

Relocalisation of food production and distribution: the ‘strategic alternative’

In the Friend, 19th October 2018, Clíodhna Mulhern remembers living in a market town in Ireland in the 1950s: “We shopped in small independent shops and our food was local: our vegetables came from neighbouring farms, always seasonal, and there was no other kind”....