With news that Powys will close ten libraries, Dylan Moore writes from Medellin, Colombia, where libraries form the heart of civic regeneration
Mae the welsh agenda yn gylchgrawn Saesneg sydd yn cael ei hariannu gan Gyngor Llyfrau Cymru. Mae erthyglau’r cylchgrawn yn Saesneg ond mae’r tudalennau am waith y Sefydliad Materion Cymraeg ar gael yn ddwyieithog.
Welsh local authorities need to be more entrepreneurial argues Cllr Dimitri Batrouni
Mike Cuddy reflects on the findings of the Independent Review on Community and Town Councils in Wales
Malcolm Prowle presents ideas for restructuring Welsh local government which takes account of the current socio-economic characteristics of Wales and future trends.
Eurfyl ap Gwilym sets out how Wales is funded
Janet Finch-Saunders argues for a renewed balance in power between politicians and communities
Peter Black makes a case for more effective Town and Community Councils delivering place-based services in their area
Chris Johnes and Neil McInroy celebrate the successes of communities building prosperity and outline the conditions that are needed to build more local wealth in Wales.
Vanessa Young reflects on what it will take to deliver the Welsh Government’s long-awaited plan for health and social care