Articles Tagged with the word ‘Community’

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Environment

18 Sep 2014

 

A groundbreaking ruling allows towns opposed to fracking to ban heavy industry within municipal borders

 
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/ Community, Environment, Positive Perspective, Renewable Energy

29 Aug 2014

 

Local people taking control of energy generation in their area is the key to a sustainable future, argues Clare Martynski

 
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/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Politics

20 Aug 2014

 

Anna Behrmann talks to grassroots groups protesting for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and discovers their defiant commitment to their cause, despite intimidation and the continuing crisis in the region

 
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/ Community

03 Jul 2014

 

Cornwall’s 15-year fight for minority group recognition is victorious

 
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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

19 Jun 2014

 

As the term ‘housing crisis’ becomes ingrained in the British lexicon and millions of people face uncertain futures, seven organisations suggest their solutions

 
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/ Community, Health

10 Jun 2014

 

Dementia-focused project is one of six awarded £20m government funding

 
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/ Community, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2014

 

With the UK boasting 15 million volunteers, Martyn Lewis discusses how citizens are taking society’s problems into their own hands

 

A&E data shows drop in violent crime

 
 

/ Wellbeing

23 May 2014

 

Injuries sustained through violence are falling year-on-year in England and Wales, but critics claim the statistics are misleading

 
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/ Community, Education

13 May 2014

 

Girl Guides encouraged to break down damaging beauty ideals and boost self-esteem

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

12 May 2014

 

Residents of Balcombe hope to heal the rifts caused by fracking plans with a solar co-operative

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

02 Apr 2014

 

A group of former Occupy Wall Street activists have abolished nearly $15m (£9m) of Americans’ medical debt as part of a goodwill campaign to free debtors at random

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Mar 2014

 

During six months of hitchhiking around Europe, Jamie Bowlby-Whiting puts his trust in the inherent goodness of the world, and it delivers

 
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, / Positive People

17 Mar 2014

 

Jini Reddy finds out what led successful model Lily Cole to set up a website and app aimed at nurturing a culture of sharing

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

13 Mar 2014

 

Ready to look beyond consumerism? A new online movement is helping people to band together, share their resources, and get by with less

 
Dongria Kondh boy Kalia stands in front of the Niyamgiri hill range.
 

/ Environment

11 Mar 2014

 

The Dongria Kondh in India have won a landmark victory against metal mining giant Vedanta, as plans for a bauxite mine are rejected in a move that could set a new precedent for tribal rights

 
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/ Positive Perspective

07 Mar 2014

 

The government announced in January that it would welcome a small number of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees to Britain. This is not enough, says Mike Levy, who is calling for a national effort to take 10,000 refugees into our homes

 
Two of the lovely people who keep the wheels turning at Hampstead Norreys Community Shop (c) Mark Lord
 

/ Economics & Innovation

28 Feb 2014

 

A new finance programme will support fledgling community groups while providing mortgages to community shops that would otherwise struggle to obtain help

 
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/ Positive Perspective

17 Feb 2014

 

Britain’s first ‘social supermarket’, enabling local people on low incomes to buy food at knock-down prices, is a welcome addition to food banks, says Caspar Van Vark, though more needs to be done to tackle the roots of food poverty

 
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/ Renewable Energy

13 Feb 2014

 

The first of its kind the UK, the Community Energy Strategy aims to spark a ‘decentralised energy revolution’