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Neighbourhood Plans: opportunities for Community Development

Neighbourhood Planning – so how do we do it and who is to pay? Neighbourhood planning is changing the whole landscape for local planning.  Whether these radical new rights result in a slow burn in uptake, or a frenzy of … Continue reading

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Piloting innovative approach to supporting community enterprise

Community Pilot of “ACE” Action 4 Community Enterprise training/ discussion aid  Great pilot of “ACE” community enterprise training recently with eight community groups – thanks to everyone who spared their time to take part and for all the fantastic feedback … Continue reading

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EASI Launches

We formally launched the company from Northampton Museum & Art Gallery on 3 November and welcomed about 150 guests to an evening of celebration and entertainment accompanied by delicious food prepared and served by Flourish. The event was a great … Continue reading

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The real opportunity in CSR is for people to offer up their specific skills

I’ve experienced blue-chip financial sector companies ‘painting the hostel’ when the charities involved really needed their financial expertise to develop a more commercial approach to fulfilling their charitable objectives. On some occasions, there is a need to adopt a more … Continue reading

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