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A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess. A. Philip Randolp Communities have ethics, principles and common goals that provide the gel that keeps them together, and informs their collective efforts and actions. Communities can be informed by theology, science, philosophy, and practically anything where there is a common interest at its heart that people identify and resonate with.In this age of out of control...read more
Sustainable skills share scheme Greeniversity is now being launched by groups in more than 25 cities and towns across the UK. Originally started in 2010 in Peterborough, the city aiming to create the UK’s Environment Capital, Greeniversity is now launching UK wide with local groups in Bristol, Cardiff, and Birmingham already being set up. Greeniversity was developed by green charity Peterborough Environment City Trust and thanks to the schemes’ success has now secured funding to enable it to be rolled out across the country....read more
“Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don’t talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.” ― Jean Vanier When we think of close knit communities that helped each other out and looked after one another, we tend to think of the past, such as the communities who flourished during the second world war, but this is certainly not the case when it comes to the Daisy Dell Action Group in Bolton Lancashire who are a close knit but open and friendly group made...read more