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Global Local In Brief: Extraction-based communities

This week, we’re looking at the community welfare issues extraction-based communities face and how local government can support their regeneration and a just transition to new industries.

Members & Global Local

Global Local bulletin: Loneliness

This week, we’re looking at the issue of loneliness and what local governments can do to address it in their communities.

Members & Global Local

Global Local Think Tank Review December 2022

Our monthly Think Tank Review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. This edition includes publications on climate change, skills gaps in the green economy, food insecurity, elections and democratic renewal, local media and digital inclusion.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

How waffles sparked a community movement against lonelinessHow waffles sparked a community movement against loneliness

In this article, we chat with Matt Smith, Director of the Waffle House, Axminster, a non-profit cafe and community hub designed to tackle loneliness and unwantedness in the community.  Sometimes, the biggest impact can emerge from the smallest conversations. This is not only the ongoing ethos of the Community Waffle House, a community hub based…

England & Wales With case study