Britain’s Biggest Town Regeneration Challenge Launches To Help Create New Wave Of Entrepreneurs

July 6, 2015

TestTown 2015 will see 10 towns host an enterprise challenge in town centre spaces between July and November, with each town challenge tailored to local economic needs. Finalists from each town will ...

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Conference Assesses New Approaches To Wellbeing In Northern Ireland

June 10, 2015

Health Minister Simon Hamilton has said that measuring levels of wellbeing will help inform policy decisions to improve life for people in Northern Ireland. Minister Hamilton was speaking at the Car...

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New Vision Set Out For Scotland’s Public Libraries

June 2, 2015

The first national strategy for Scotland’s public libraries has been published today (2 June 2015) and sets out a vision for strengthening the role of libraries in communities and resp...

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TestTown 2015 Coming Soon

May 18, 2015

TestTow n is the UK and Ireland’s biggest accelerator programme for young entrepreneurs with fresh ideas for rejuvenating our high streets and town centres.  You can visit our website www.testto...

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New Prize Fund Launched

May 5, 2015

Our new UK-wide prize fund challenges organisations, from the public, private and voluntary sectors, to put wellbeing at the heart of their work by empowering users and communities. We are offering up...

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Partnerships That Bite

May 1, 2015

Published in The Herald on 1st May 2015. Written by Jim Metcalfe, Head of practice and development, Carnegie UK ‘Partnering’, ‘teaming up with’ and ‘synergy’ are becoming ubiquitous ter...

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Growing Livelihoods’ Extends Funding For Future Food Growers

April 30, 2015

The joint Growing Livelihoods initiative, between the Carnegie UK Trust, Plunkett Foundation and the Land Settlement Association Charitable Trust, is delighted that the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has...

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UK’s First Data Service For Towns And Cities Launches In Scotland

April 28, 2015

The launch took place today (29 April) in Musselburgh which saw Margaret Burgess MSP, Minister for Housing and Welfare ’switch-on’ the new online tool. Understanding Scottish Places (USP) answe...

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Moderator Calls For New Debate On Access To Credit

March 23, 2015

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland says society must debate how to create a new system of more affordable credit to help those unable to access mainstream loans. Rt Rev...

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