The first time I visited Goldsmiths Community Centre (GCC) I had trouble finding it. This is odd for a building that has several pretty sizable rooms, including a big hall that can accommodate up to 160 people, a sports cage, several rooms for pre-school learning, a computer suite, and a garden and outdoor play area! […]
Creative Citizens joined forces with NESTA Scotland to commission a film for the AHRC Connected Communities Showcase event in Edinburgh on 4 July 2013. The film, led by NESTA Scotland, showcases the Make It Local programme and depicts the advantages of using open data to offer community services. It focuses on 2 local authority partners […]
The Open University with community partners The Glass-House Community Led Design has been working on a couple of AHRC projects looking at community-led design practices and how we can better understand and support them. As part of these activities we are organising a one-day workshop on Valuing Community-Led Design on the 15th of November in London.
One of our project partners, The Glass House, has published a response to the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Below is Glass House Chief Executive Sophia de Sousa’s reponse (cross-posted from their website) written shortly after the framework was released: Yesterday, the final version of the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was released. […]