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Mark Shucksmith
Rural sociologist. Professor at Newcastle University. Views my own; retweeting doesn't imply endorsement.
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Mark Shucksmith 11h
Low-income families set to be poorer under universal credit – ⁦⁩ study finds
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Louise Olivia Beaton 18h
Thanks to Lord Gardiner for an uplifting speech and for Defra's support for village halls and the work of the ACRE Network Advisers helping them deliver for communities and addressing loneliness and isolation.
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Mark Shucksmith 11h
Excellent! I’m moving Euston station to North Roe, Shetland.
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chi onwurah 21h
Today is Martin Luther King Day in the US. Here too, we honour Dr King & his commitment to social, racial and economic justice *worldwide*. That brought him to Newcastle in 1967 to receive an honourary doctorate from celebrated in
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ACRE Jan 23
have done a short for us, telling us the importance of village halls in the community
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NUIG Geography Jan 14
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Allied Westminster 22h
Village halls week, well and truly launched with style, and key messages delivered
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Jill Cole 17h
Lovely piece on this eve on - see our project on Value of Shared Spaces In with & . Village halls = Heart of community life addressing big issues eg wellbeing, social isolation and
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Calum MacLeod 13h
Looking forward to speaking at the West Harris Trust’s Burns Supper on Saturday to celebrate 10 years of remarkable progress under community ownership: population up from 119 to 151; affordable housing; green energy; business start-ups & a fabulous arts & entertainment centre.
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emilywornell 14h
Really humbling that my university finds my work interesting and important enough to write it up!!
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Mark Shucksmith 12h
How do I get one?
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Patrick Butler 15h
The scale and speed by which local authority youth services have been dismantled - funding cut by 70% in less than a decade - is just staggering via
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Our Island Home 24h
Hear more from about the way is turning itself around, and from Andrew Copus of on the strategies needed to support communities in the / session at our conference in Feb. Book via link in bio.
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Allied Westminster 21h
Government grants to redecorate crumbling village halls with new funding scheme to combat lonelines via
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Sage Gateshead 23h
Next month our friends at and Sage Gateshead folk favourites present a new, theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, a musical celebration of northern working class activism. Find out more...
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Scot Rural Network 20h
I just uploaded “The Pairc Trust - Community Housing Project” to :
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Radio Northumberland 24h
N_landCouncil: It's , an annual national campaign to celebrate our fantastic rural community spaces and people like this 👇👇 who are the stars of these halls
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Carnegie UK Trust 23h
We are recruiting for a with financial expertise to help shape and support the work of the Trust as we develop our Strategic Plan for 2021-2025! Find out more 👉
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Chris Cowcher 23h
Launch of 2020, with & Lord Gardiner, Minister championing the role of these vital community-owned & community-run assets. & proudly support the network of 11k halls across .
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Community Action 23h
Its and we're celebrating our wonderful community hubs across and the volunteers who help make the magic happen 🥳 with our big event this Thursday!
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