Community Ownership, Recovery and Empowerment

January 29, 2021

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

“ Sustainable Change requires a focus on land, law and power”, Carey Doyle Community Land Scotland. I was lucky enough to chair a panel discussion on Community Ownership and Towns this week...

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Local Innovations to solve the problems that matter

January 27, 2021

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

The COVID-19 pandemic, with its many challenges has tested our ability to innovate. Many of us associate the idea of innovation with bright, new objects or processes, and this could include the game-c...

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Introducing GDWe: an alternative measure of social progress

January 25, 2021

by Jennifer Wallace, Hannah Ormston & Ben Thurman, Carnegie UK Trust

The pandemic has brought about many changes to our lives, but one of the less remarked upon elements has been the sudden interest in statistics from the population. Many people, ourselves included, tu...

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What’s next for wellbeing? The journey to Carnegie UK’s new strategy

January 25, 2021

by Sarah Davidson, CEO, Carnegie UK Trust

“… by such means as the Trustees may from time to time select as the best fitted from age to age, remembering that new needs are constantly arising ”, or “how to solve a problem like improvin...

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My reflections on Community Planning – CONNECTED

December 18, 2020

by Louise McMahon, Director of Integrated Care with Health and Social Care Board

Early in 2017 I was asked to become involved with Community Planning on behalf of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB). The HSCB is a statutory organisation responsible for the commissioning and ...

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The courage to be kind starts with how we listen

December 16, 2020

by Charlie Jones and Brigid Russell

“These are not pandemic, but systemic issues that were around long before Covid-19, and there is work to be   done to create cultures and leadership with kindness at the centre.” (Thurman, 20...

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Online Harms: The Way Forward

December 14, 2020

By William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust, Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate and Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex

Publication of the UK Government’s final policy is imminent and will hit their promised “end of the year” deadline. We hope that the much-delayed Bill will follow “early in the new year”, as...

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Engaging Libraries Top Tips for Digital Engagement

December 9, 2020

by Georgina Bowyer & Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officers, Carnegie UK Trust

The Engaging Libraries programme, delivered by Carnegie UK Trust, supports library services across the UK to run public engagement activities on research within the themes of health, society and cultu...

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The Power of Partnership

November 30, 2020

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

I remember, when I tried rowing, every outing we were told to work together to balance the boat. Finding balance, getting rid of the lurching from side to side, brought efficiency and speed. When I th...

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Will we return to face to face delivery?

November 24, 2020

by Rebecca White, CEO, Your Own Place

This is the fifth in the blog & vlog series ‘ Our Digital Lockdown Journey ’ exploring how organisations have managed to continue providing vital services when Covid-19 restrictions have ...

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