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Achieving better outcomes for the troubled family of local government

In this debate, Simon Parker (NLGN), Catherine Staite (INLOGOV) and Tony Bovaird (INLOGOV) agree that the current state of UK local government is unsustainable – but see different routes to rescuing a sustainable future. 1,542 more words

Public Institutions And Governance

The Big Society: Dead or Undead - Two Perspectives

Viewpoint 1: Dr Peter Matthews, University of Stirling (@urbaneprofessor)

You may think that the Big Society is now completely dead. The last time David Cameron did a major… 2,439 more words


Integrated Transport (or Mobility Opportunities) Part 1

I took part in an interesting discussion yesterday with other West Midlands transport types, one part of this discussion focused in on integrated transport policy – what does it mean and do we have any?   645 more words


lessons from India: the new market

There are some paces in the world where supermarkets are struggling to gain the foot hold they enjoy in the west. India is one of the those places. 807 more words

Supply Chain

Fishhawk Lake-Greasy Spoon Road-A Bit of History About the Name

Fishhawk Lake-The Story of Greasy Spoon Road

 The legend is this from storytelling being passed down through the locals and from some research I did back in 2011 and an old railroad history website. 691 more words


A Pilgrimage to the Land of Bourbon, Bluegrass and Berry

A pilgrimage is, by definition, a religious thing. I don’t mean that it is limited to a specific religion, and indeed, it isn’t even limited to an easily identifiable or government-sanctioned religion. 1,679 more words

Wendell Berry