Libraries need Leaders!

September 18, 2017

By Trisha Ward, Assistant Director, Libraries NI

This is part of a blog series examining the theme of online data privacy and public libraries. More information about the wider project can be found  here .  An invitation that starts ...

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A new era for towns?

September 13, 2017

By Peter Hetherington

Peter Hetherington chaired the joint Carnegie UK Trust and Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal event in North Shields on 11 July 2017. He is past chair of the TCPA, was a member of the ...

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Financial Inclusion – Ensuring that Everyone is Better Off

September 11, 2017

By Stephen Pearson, Senior Adviser, CEO Office, Virgin Money and Nancy Doyle-Hall, Executive Director of the Virgin Money Foundation

Virgin Money is a member of the Carnegie UK Trust’s Affordable Credit Action Group. Here, Stephen Pearson and Nancy Doyle-Hall explain how partnership working has helped Virgin Money deliver on the...

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Embedding a wellbeing approach – lessons from Brussels and beyond

September 11, 2017

By Aideen McGinley, Carnegie UK Trust Trustee and Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Co-Chair

Aideen McGinley, Carnegie UK Trust Trustee and Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Co-Chair, recently attended CONCORD’s Expert Seminar on Genuine Measures of Progress: F...

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Local Cornerstone: a new strategy designed to embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing social care sector

September 1, 2017

By Edel Harris, Chief Executive, Cornerstone

Edel Harris, Cornerstone CEO describes the major changes she has been leading at the award winning health and social care charity, which offers great learning and insight across the Trust’s four th...

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Can we use data to benefit society while protecting the individual?

September 1, 2017

by Ryan Meade, Public Affairs and Communications Consultant

This is part of a blog series examining the theme of online data privacy and public libraries. More information about the wider project can be found  here .  While the US and the EU have...

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Creating a Single Digital Presence for Public Libraries

August 30, 2017

By Martyn Evans, Chief Executive, Carnegie UK Trust

Andrew Carnegie saw public libraries as creating opportunities for education and advancement through providing access to information and knowledge not otherwise available.  Free to everyone in the co...

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The importance of talking about kindness

August 29, 2017

Rebekah Menzies, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Last month, the Carnegie UK Trust launched the report The Place of Kindness: Combatting loneliness and building stronger communities by Carnegie Associate Zoe Ferguson, and accompanying short fil...

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Has the penny dropped?

August 25, 2017

By Niall Alexander, Carnegie Associate

Evidence beats assertion“Myth busters” a popular television programme, ran from 2002 to 2017, testing common urban myths and theories such as, “ Will a penny dropped from a skyscraper k...

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Community Development Finance Initiatives (CDFIs) lend to people whose alternative is not cheaper credit but exorbitant credit.

August 17, 2017

By Niall Alexander, Carnegie Associate

This article is adapted from a personal blog published by Niall on LinkedIn on 12 August 2017.Credit is emotive at the best of times. Credit to low income households is very emotive....

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