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Tom’s Blog #1 Northern Neighbourhoods should drive Powerhouse

On the day that it was revealed that George Osborne will chair the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, here at Moar Communities we are wondering if northern neighbourhoods will get left behind in the rush to create the new agency. It seems that the new Partnership body will bring together business and politicians without reference to the […]

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Description: A neighbourhood agreement is a ‘deal’ between ‘stakeholders’ in a defined neighbourhood in which each party makes commitments about how they will help improve the area. Usually this means an agreement between local residents and providers of local services and amenities. Agreements help to give local residents the opportunity to look at how services […]

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ICOCO At Ease With Each Other – Brave new world or a step back to the past?

ICOCO’s ‘At Ease With Each Other’ conference on community cohesion which took place Monday 23rd April in central London was, I believe, a step forward on the road to plain speaking and at looking at all sides of the race and immigration debate.   The events keynote speech was given by the Secretary of State […]

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