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Matt Leach
CEO at . Putting power in the hands of local people. Community football obsessive. Thinks about the future a bit
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Sarah Taylor 15h
Brilliant session hosted by One of my take-aways (there are many!) The power of positive stories to move us from a fragile scenario to a winning one - encourage more diverse voices and people to be involved in the problem solving
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Jonathan Carr-West 17h
Spoiler alert: the answer is yes
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Local Trust 17h
We're exploring the Long Crisis Scenarios in depth with with , , , of and Becky Doran from . Join the conversation
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Torsten Bell 22h
Replying to @TorstenBell
Lower earners are three times as likely to have lost their job or been furloughed as high earners, and are more than twice as likely to do jobs exposing them to health risks.1 in 5 of those on temporary contracts have already seen their jobs disappear
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Matt Leach Jun 2
Brilliant to see my ex-boss back leading a housing organisation. Great appointment by
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Local Trust Jun 2
'The idea that ‘we are all in this together’ is simply wrong. One storm, yes, but as many people are now pointing out, we are in different boats.' Steve Wyler - author of 'Community responses in times of crisis' - on the unfolding reality of :
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Local Trust Jun 2
In the second of our rapid research briefings on how respond to and recover from , consider why having communities is critical to the grassroots response to crisis:
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Tony Burton Jun 2
How small community groups are adapting, innovating and meeting needs during lockdown, the challenges they face, and the accelerating demand for digital skills & infrastructure - research and insight from
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Matt Leach Jun 2
Interesting stuff from the latest @SheffieldHallamUni briefing on and - highlighting the importance of “resourcefulness” as much as “resilience” when crisis hits.
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KCL CSGS: Centre For Study of Governance & Society Jun 1
Excellent new documentary about the lives and intellectual impact of Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
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Local Trust Jun 1
' has made it clear that being able to connect digitally is an essential, not a luxury - it is a need to have, not a nice to have.’ Join us online for a session hosted by to hear more. 📅9 June | 12 - 1pm
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Matt Leach Jun 1
Replying to @jamestplunkett
At the height of the contagion in London I did, but not for the last 7-8 weeks or so. Overall, my shopping seemed rather less risky than my wife being a teacher as the most likely route for infection into the home.
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Matt Leach Jun 1
Replying to @jamestplunkett
You’ve been sanitising your shopping?
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William Davison Jun 1
It's fairly hard to find anyone sounding sane on UK politics these days, let alone intelligent. Mostly tribalistic gibberish. has a good go here at staying above the fray
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Local Trust Jun 1
In recent times we’ve witnessed an outpouring of community spirit to support those most in need. New provides the tools, tips and ideas you need to maintain this momentum beyond and make a difference in your local community.
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Phillip Blond Jun 1
Replying to @Phillip_Blond
Eulogising manufacturing is a little silly, but praising what it meant and stood for - secure well paid jobs for the majority is surely right and necessary. Task is how to attain this again in the modern world? This is the urgent political & economic need of the present
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Nick Timothy Jun 1
Every single word of this piece by is on the money.
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Matt Leach Jun 1
Nice stuff from “Universal Basic Everything” - chimes with some of our thinking around viewing as a model of Universal Basic Income for communities
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Jonathan Portes May 31
The lasting scars of the Covid-19 crisis. My article discusses different channels and attempts a rough quantification of the potential impacts.
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Sam Bowman May 30
This is a great thread on UK bus timetables (seriously)
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