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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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Community development alive and well in Llanelli

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of visiting Llanelli in Carmarthenshire/Sir Gâr  to catch up with an old acquaintance and left so enthused at how community development is supporting grassoots collective action. I have blogged...

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Podcast #6: Empowering prisoners through education

In this podcast Russell Todd is joined by Clare Lloyd from the Prisoners’ Education Trust‘s Welsh project; Jamie Grundy, formerly of Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Widening Access team and now working freelance as a  specialist in community development,...

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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...

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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,...