Glasgow Centre for Population Health has published a new report on social capital and the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents.
This Scottish Government paper uses a community capitals approach to consider the means by which the Government is investing in rural communities, to help them identify and build on the assets that they have. It also indicates the types of … Continue reading
This paper by Annette Hastings from the University of Glasgow and Peter Matthews from Heriot-Watt University summarises for a policy and practice audience the results of a review of the research evidence on middle class advantage in public services from … Continue reading
Inspiring Scotland’s Link Up programme is a new assets based programme funded by the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities which will look at how strengthening social networks, and facilitating opportunities for people to help each other, builds trust. The programme … Continue reading
Carnegie UK Trust has published a handbook called ‘Exploring Community Resilience’(through its ‘Fiery Spirits’ Community of Practice). The handbook gathers a mix of experience and academic insight into how local communities are learning how to cope – and even thrive – … Continue reading
The Centre for Local Economic Strategies has published research setting out its findings on a new way of thinking about local economies in the context of public sector reform, efficiencies and cuts. The work demonstrates that it is relationships and … Continue reading