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Welcome! FierySpirits is for activists and professionals who are building vibrant, resilient rural communities. Tell us a little about why you'd like to join?
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foundation coordinator eden project

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Real Cool Futures - NEW Green Careers Initiative for Young People

Eden Project are looking for people who work within the growing environmental, ethical business and low carbon job sectors to be a part of Real Cool Futures a new initiative from Eden which aims to inspire young people about their futures. The project has a focus on, a website hosting an inspirational bank of case studies, personal stories showing a wide variety of ways in which young adults are contributing and responding to… Continue

Posted on December 2, 2009 at 15:44

Talent and Enterprise Taskforce

We have been working for a while with the Talent and Enterprise Taskforce on developing an approach to encourage young people to engage with the Green Economy. There is a lot in here that links with Asset Based perspectives and also of relevance to the Resilience debate. You may be interested in reading the project report.

The… Continue

Posted on October 2, 2009 at 12:40 — 1 Comment

The press release surrounding Will Coleman and the Media Innovation Award for 'Tales From Porth'


‘Tales from Porth’ Cornish CD-Rom Wins Media Innovation Award

Just one week after UNESCO declared Cornish extinct, Leap-design for change, the environmentally sound design house in St. Austell, has won the Media Innovation Award for best DVD/CD Design for a CD-Rom which introduces the Cornish language to children.

‘Tales from Porth’ was commissioned by Maga, The Cornish Language Partnership. Written by Will Coleman, with Cornish language… Continue

Posted on April 1, 2009 at 14:42

How novels help drive social evolution

An article from the New Scientist Magazine January 14th By Priya Shetty.

WHY does storytelling endure across time and cultures? Perhaps the answer lies in our evolutionary roots. A study of the way that people respond to Victorian literature hints that novels act as a social glue, reinforcing the types of behaviour that benefit society.

Literature "could continually condition society so that we fight against base impulses and work in a cooperative way", says Jonathan… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2009 at 16:40

New legislation to help build stronger communities

On December 5th 2008 Government published diverse legislation, aimed at giving locals greater rights and input for local services, aiding their ability to respond locally to local challenges, promoting peoples potential and involvment within their community.

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Posted on January 7, 2009 at 12:48

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At 17:36 on February 11, 2009, Kate Braithwaite said…
I've just started a group to plan the English 'polixy blitz' event if you would like toget involved - come along!
At 9:26 on December 18, 2008, Shakeel said…
I am working with artisans and craftspersons for promoting thier craft at international level.Often their voice is not heared by the policy makers and they continuously require a support for bridging the gap between maker to market.So under One village one Product Pakistan AHAN-OVOP i am trying to serve these artisans and practising communites who dont have any other asset other than their skill.It is very unique and if synchronised with the market demand they can change their lives.
Hope to share more with you very soon.
our web site is
At 17:03 on December 5, 2008, Richard Scott said…
thanks Lisa- for coming up to Liverpool in such cold weather to look at the National Wildflower Centre- hope you can come back when the wildflowers are blooming!
At 10:40 on December 2, 2008, Shakeel said…
Hi Lisa,
Hope to interact with you on CD practices.
At 11:17 on October 20, 2008, Nick Wilding said…
Hi Lisa

Welcome into the Community of Practice - hopefully you'll find it easy to navigate.We'll launch in a few weeks in Tipperary, in the meantime please feel free to add material... try things out... and looking forward to meeting you at some point soon
(CoP facilitator)

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