Angela Evans investigates the concept of placemaking, its uses in policy and its application to the Welsh town of Pontypool.
Thinking Small First: The Underlying Principles of Business Support in Wales
Dr. Llyr ap Gareth reflects on the necessary principles that should underpin the discussion of business support in FSB Wales’ new report.
Talking the Talk but not Walking the Walk: The Contradictions of the Levelling Up White Paper
Rhys ab Owen MS points to the contradictions at the heart of the UK Government’s Levelling Up White Paper.
Understanding Our Places is the First Step to Regeneration
Ellen Jones looks at how getting a deeper, data-driven understanding of our towns can turbo-charge grassroots regeneration.
Withering Welsh towns need a new approach
It’s time for the Welsh Government to match England’s efforts and for us to embrace creative solutions to our towns, writes Joshua Miles
Culture and heritage are at the heart of resilient communities
As the National Lottery approaches a milestone birthday, Richard Bellamy introduces the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s future framework for Wales
The foundational economy: what’s housing got to do with it?
Tamsin Stirling considers how the concept of the foundational economy can add value to work already going on in the housing sector in Wales
Will there be an Agent of Change for the night time economy?
Owen Davies explores whether the ‘Agent of Change’ principle could boost the night time economy
Jamie Insole argues for a national campaign to address a crisis in democratic engagement in Wales