Nick Wilding's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

Rural Convention November 24th 2009: How do we build on our work?

During the final session at this year's convention (full report and presentations / videos to follow shortly), convention participants talked together in a 'world cafe' session focussed on two questions:

1) What innovative/exciting work are you involved in/planning that will really improve the quality of life and/or viability of your rural community?

2) How do we build on this?

This blog post is being written 'live' at the convention reporting on on… Continue

Added by Nick Wilding on November 24, 2009 at 12:31 — 1 Comment

Monbiot: If Nothing Else, Save Farming

Thanks Bridget for posting this link this morning - I think it warrants a blog entry all of its own. This of course is of relevance to all groups on fieryspirits - perhaps particularly resilience and food groups though. Click through to Monbiot's original for the references:

If Nothing Else, Save Farming

Posted November 16, 2009

It’s probably… Continue

Added by Nick Wilding on November 17, 2009 at 11:50 — 5 Comments

News from DTA

Thanks to Jennifer Aird for bringing this to our attention:

DTA set to widen its membership

Regeneration & Renewal, 21 September 2009

Umbrella body the Development Trusts Association will be able to broaden its membership following an amendment to its company memorandum that will allow it to accept community organisations as well as trusts as members.

The association sought legal advice in order to amend its formal objectives as outlined in… Continue

Added by Nick Wilding on November 4, 2009 at 15:01 — No Comments

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