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Podcast #7: Stronger Communities with Steve Skinner 0

Podcast #7: Stronger Communities with Steve Skinner

In this podcast Russell is joined by Leeds-based community development consultant Steve Skinner to discuss what constitutes ‘stronger communities’. Steve Skinner has recently been commissioned to write a book on Palgrave Macmillan about stronger communities, available...

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Podcast #3 – Community Philosophy

In this podcast Dr Jan Huyton talks about how Community Philosophy based on a community of enquiry method – first developed by SAPERE – can potentially bring about transformative change in the lives of people and communities as...

Community Development Social Action Social Planning 5th edition cover 0

Podcast #1 – In conversation with Alan Twelvetrees

In the inaugural episode of The Community Development Podcast Russell Todd is joined by Alan Twelvetrees, author of the seminal Community Work, first published in 1982, and with a fifth edition just published (2017) with the updated title Community Development,...

Community development thinking inspired by Tangled Parrot, Independent Venue Week & Music Venue Trust – a sector fights back 0

Community development thinking inspired by Tangled Parrot, Independent Venue Week & Music Venue Trust – a sector fights back

In July 2012 I blogged about how the crowdfunding effort to buy Newport/Casnewydd’s Le Pub live music venue was an opportunity missed to develop an alternative model of ownership based on mutuality and co-operation. In November I attended one...

Reblog (via @markpitman1): Cup connections stretch into the community 0

Reblog (via @markpitman1): Cup connections stretch into the community

The below is an insightful look at how grassroots football is engaging with young people in two Welsh communities – Clydach Vale in the Rhondda, and Port Talbot – in order to promote positive and healthy...

My response to Mike Hedges AM Bevan Foundation blog on the use of statistics in programmes that tackle poverty 0

My response to Mike Hedges AM Bevan Foundation blog on the use of statistics in programmes that tackle poverty

Mike Hedges, Assembly Member for Swansea East/Dwyrain Abertawe blogged at the Bevan Foundation on how a greater flexibility in interpretation and design of data should be used to enhance the identification of people in need. My...