Tagged: community development workers

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Podcast #4 – Playwork as Community Development

I first met Mike Barclay, from Wrexham’s Play Development team and Ludicology, in November 2015 when we began liaising over research into the social benefits of playwork in Wrexham as part of our respective day jobs. As...

Legacy or impact? Succulent lamb journalism vs community development 0

Legacy or impact? Succulent lamb journalism vs community development

I was familiar with the concept – living in Wales with its tiny media, political elite and intelligentsia makes it difficult not to be – but it was the ever excellent Gerry Hassan in his blog...

How community development can help establish an Olympic legacy in a ‘place like Flint’ 0

How community development can help establish an Olympic legacy in a ‘place like Flint’

“Things like this don’t happen in a place like Flint. It’s a once in a lifetime thing for Flint. It’ll never happen again in my lifetime” Among the triumph and exuberance of the celebrations for Jade...

Reporting on our community development work – are our priorities correct? 0

Reporting on our community development work – are our priorities correct?

Working on a government-funded anti-poverty programme brings with it the inevitable duty of regular reporting on progress. Communities First/Cymunedau yn Gyntaf is no different. Though the format has changed numerously, quarterly and annual reports have been a way...