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Bonus episode: How to adapt to meet the changing needs of your community

Then One Day: United by One Voice

In this episode, we hear from an organisation that is changing the aspirations and mental health of their local young people…One Voice at a time. One Voice Blackburn was set up in 2011 by a group of locals who wanted to inspire their young people to believe in themselves and value their local community through activities, events, support and charitable campaigns.

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Bonus episode: Working with children

Bonus episode: Working with children

In this bonus episode, we hear from Caroline Afolabi-Deleu, the Founding Director of Success4All, a Newcastle-based charity that is fighting for education equality. Caroline will be offering up her top tips on how to set up a community business that puts children first.

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Then One Day: Revolution in the Bookshop

Then One Day: Revolution in the Bookshop

This week, we head to Veronica’s hometown of Southampton, to learn about October Books, a bookshop that has been serving it’s local community for 44 years. We’ll find out how the shop has had to adapt through the ages, from fending off bailiffs to making international news.

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Bonus episode: How to buy community buildings

Then One Day: Unity on Union Street

In this episode, we meet Hannah Sloggett and Wendy Hart, from Nudge Community Builders and learn how they’re reviving Plymouth’s neglected Union Street by nudging along one building at a time.

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Bonus episode: Navigating Legal Structures

Bonus episode: Navigating Legal Structures

In our last episode, we learnt about a Windmill that had taken on charity status to better serve the local community. In this bonus episode, Sheffield Live’s Steve Buckley gives us a gentle introduction to legal structures.

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Then One Day…We Saved a Pub

Then One Day…We Saved a Pub

The Anglers Rest in Bamford is a treasured pub where people from around the Peak District go not only to eat and drink, but to socialise, share stories and listen to live music.

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Can our high streets be saved?

Can our high streets be saved?

We talk to Homebaked – a community-run bakery in Anfield, as well as Vidhya Alakeson and Sir John Timpson about their work on the government’s panel on the future of the great British high street.

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Housing Crisis: solution for a broken market

Housing Crisis: solution for a broken market

From condemned streets to the Turner Prize – find out how the residents of Granby Four Streets transformed their condemned terraced homes, creating a thriving market, affordable housing and winning the biggest prize in British art.

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Finding a balance: Wellbeing

Finding a balance: Wellbeing

How do community business leaders balance the pressures of their work with their personal life and wellbeing? We talk to Shotley Pier and our very own Fergus Arkley to find out.

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Coffee, cakes and big career breaks

Coffee, cakes and big career breaks

Café INDIEpendent is not only a great place to grab a coffee in Scunthorpe, it is helping to tackle social isolation and providing training opportunities for young people. Find out how they do it and get some top tips on setting up a community café from Buzz Lockleaze...

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