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Ten things we’ve learnt about volunteering

Ten things we’ve learnt about volunteering

Power to Change recently commissioned a study on the value that volunteers contributed to community businesses. In this blog, Sarah Thelwall describes some of the findings that might be useful for community businesses.

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Party conference diary: How will Labour tackle insecurity and stagnating opportunity?

How to make places even stickier

With the launch of two reports calling on government to put communities in the lead and invest in social infrastructure in order to achieve levelling up, Ailbhe McNabola reflects on the findings and what needs to happen next.

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Community tech in action

Community tech in action

This blog post is the third of three outlining the research that Promising Trouble has undertaken for Power to Change, answering the question, “How can Power to Change inspire greater uptake of community tech?”

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What is community hardware and software?

What is community hardware and software?

This blog post is the second of three outlining the research that Promising Trouble has undertaken for Power to Change, answering the question, “How can Power to Change inspire greater uptake of community tech?”

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A new era for community research

A new era for community research

Six years of cutting-edge research into the community business sector, from Power to Change, will now be hosted by our partners, the Institute for Community Studies.

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