Across the West Midlands, voluntary groups are also leading the way to put new life into stations, cinemas, town halls, and other landmarks.
Posts Tagged: Community
He wrote Cameron’s “Hug a Hoody” speech, and during the Barnard Castle affair leapt to the defence of Cummings.
Community Day is a new initiative which aims to recognise those who go above and beyond for their communities, and help more people do so.
Lockdown has also helped re-forge bonds of neighbourliness, and reminded us of what matters in our homes, streets, neighbourhoods.
It is essential for good relationships and good choices. It enables us to explore together what it is to be human.
The effectiveness of voluntary groups and social enterprises in responding to the pandemic shows their potential.
Damian Green: Why a forced choice between a Brexity North and a Globalist South would be a false one – and damage our Party
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
Jonathan Hughes: In memory of Jonathan Sacks – whose words and writing contributed so much to British politics and society
He had a rare gift for reaching Jewish and non-Jewish and popular and elite audiences with his advocacy of community over individualism.
The focus should be on greater prosperity for all – not on producing statistics to highlight ethnic differences.
Simon Kaye: The scale of the community and voluntary response to the pandemic has been a wake up call
The mutual aid phenomenon does demonstrate that many people will use their free time in extraordinarily productive and pro-social ways.
Rather than looking at medical options we should focus on social solutions – promoting activity and interaction.
Daniel Pryor: Reducing homelessness. Housing First is a liberal approach based on harm reduction. We need more of it
When Crisis is saying the same thing as the Centre for Social Justice and ourselves at the Adam Smith Institute, politicians should listen.
The irony of the last six weeks of social distancing and self-isolation is that the pandemic has brought us closer together in spirit.
Luke Evans: It feels here that this week is the lull coming before the storm that you hope will never arrive
I’m acutely aware that in our rural communities, where we are a few weeks behind major cities, knowing someone in hospital is more rare.
The part of the country that is working well is the part that is not waiting for people in a risk-averse chain of centralised command to make a decision.