Our abandoned coal mines hold an important source of heat that could be of great benefit to local communities.
Maureen Boustred remembers arriving on the North Downs in Kent - another in the series of reminiscences on a "sustainable" country life in the 1960's
Abigail Woodman explores the power of a 'Yes' campaign that is mobilising a local community in East London
Angus Soutar reviews David Goodhart's book "Head, hand and Heart" and offers some thought on its relevance to permaculture designers
Saleema Imam reports from the city built on seven hills where there are many interesting community projects. In this issue she looks at Sheffield Environment Weeks, the inspiring Heeley City Farm, the delightful Greave House Farm Trust and the beautiful Crabtree Ponds.
Saleema Imam reports from the city built on seven hills where there are many interesting community projects. In this issue she looks round Burngreave and Pitsmoor with their diverse family cultures and a common desire to improve the neighbourhood.
Once you have finished reading Northern Edge, there is still lots out there to feed your appetite for good writing. The Northern School team offer more of their favourites. Robert Harris, Murray Bookschin, and Vivian Tuffney on nettles.
Maureen writes about the Maori and Boyd muses on water as a currency and floating homes from a 3D printer.
Chris Gathercole discusses his approach to community activity with Angus Soutar. In this final part, we discuss how to go about establishing a community project.
Saleema reviews some of the positive reports about social eating during the coronavirus pandemic, including Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and Pulp Friction.
Chris Gathercole discusses his approach to community activity with Angus Soutar. In Part 5 we discuss Transition Towns, John McKnight, and the Whalley Forest Garden team of Trevor and Martin.
Paula interviews George Bate and they celebrate raised beds and low maintenance gardening.
In the midst of a virus pandemic and a national lockdown, we can see signs of the dawn of a new era.
Chris Gathercole discusses his approach to community activity with Angus Soutar. Part 4 includes Ernesto Sirolli and enterprise facilitation, also Peter Checkland and rich pictures.
Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about starting the Forest Garden in the Lancashire village of Whalley, sharing his experiences of community activity.
Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about the challenges of getting going with community projects.
Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about community projects, Transition Clitheroe, and the success of local projects in the Lancashire village of Whalley.
Let's continue to connect and, through our actions, provide inspiration to others.
Let's work together to create the year that we want.
Marie writes about the importance of being connected.