Valuing towns. People make the difference.

June 20, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

This month Carnegie UK Trust was pleased to join the Community Wealth Fund Alliance , a network of civil society organisations and funders campaigning for the next release of dormant assets to become...

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The Online Harms White Paper: a summary response from the Carnegie UK Trust

June 18, 2019

by Professor Lorna Woods, William Perrin and Maeve Walsh

The Online Harms White Paper published by the UK Government in April is a significant step in attempts to improve the online environment. Given the White Paper’s breadth of scope, the complexity o...

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Measuring well-being: the importance of the right geographic scale

June 18, 2019

by Paolo Veneri, OECD

To coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, the Carnegie UK Trust is publishing a serie...

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Making Wales a Fair Work Nation

June 17, 2019

By Alan Felstead, Research Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

In 2018, the Carnegie UK Trust published Measuring Good Work , which sets out a framework for measuring quality of work in UK national statistics and making this a part of our national debate. T...

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Engaging Libraries: bringing people, public libraries and researchers together to explore health, society and culture

June 12, 2019

By Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

What would it mean to the people your library service serves if they had the opportunity to connect with research on health, society and culture, in a safe space, on a topic that was meaningful to the...

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Celebrating the Carnegie Legacy in 2017

June 12, 2019

On 19 June in London, CILIP will be celebrating the 80 th anniversary of the CILIP-Carnegie Medal – the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Meanwhile, here in Dunfermline...

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Community Planning Statements of Progress: Jellybeans, rocket men and data

June 11, 2019

by Gráinne Walsh, Head of Consultancy, Stratagem

On Monday 3 June, as part of its Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland project , the Carnegie UK Trust brought together Community Planning, data and communications colleagues from the 11 councils a...

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Joining up the dots: Powering the Future for Civil Society in Ireland

June 7, 2019

by Hannah Ormston, Policy & Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Charitable organisations play a central role and are an integral component of public life in Ireland. In May, I attended The Wheel’s annual conference in Dublin which brought together organisations ...

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Public places and digital spaces

June 6, 2019

By Jake Millar, Single Digital Presence Project Officer, The British Library 

In a rapidly changing world, a thriving network of public libraries remains one of the hallmarks of a civilised society. But as the world goes increasingly digital, what kind of online experience do p...

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Are we there yet? The first two years of Community Planning

May 31, 2019

By Gráinne Walsh, Head of Consultancy, Stratagem

With a newly elected cohort of Councillors getting to grips with their roles and responsibilities, what lessons will they learn from the first two years of Community Planning  and how will they apply...

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