Our Society

Social action. Honest exchange. Grounded learning.

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The future of Ning and making networks work

Our Society runs on a platform provided by Ning, in common with many others in the community, voluntary and social enterprise fields. It al…

Started by julian dobsonLatest Reply

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Working in Inclusive Ways

It is early November and changes are delighted to launch their new resource - a publicly available blog designed for anyone who is planning…

Started by Emma Lees

0 yesterday

Salesforce and Social Enterprise

An interesting development and considerable interest in the Guardian article on Salesforce attempting to trademark 'social enterprise' Paul…

Started by Jeff Mowatt

0 Aug 14

Big Society guru urges newly retired people to volunteer

Nat Wei (the former Big Society advisor) is urging retired people to take up volunteering. According to the BBC: "Retirees who take part in…

Started by Emma Lees

0 Jul 3

Community purchase

My village has lost its pub, though poor management. The pub is available to be purchased. The community spirit of the village (no pun inte…

Started by Neil Watson

6 Jun 24
Reply by Neil Watson

Rio+20, Act local and include us all

For me, one of the primary tests of Rio+20 is whether it, or what follows, will enable all of us, active citizens and community groups to g…

Started by Phil Green

0 Mar 16

Grant Shapps: Helping Tenants Take Control

I'd be interested in what members think of this latest announcement about Government encouraging Council tenants to take control of neighbo…

Started by John Popham

1 Mar 15
Reply by Jack Coutts

Time to move Our Society forward?

Morning all. i can't help but feel that it is time we had another Our Society meet. Open to suggestions about what we should be doing and h…

Started by Emma Lees

1 Mar 14
Reply by David Wilcox

How good is civil society in the UK at collaborative consumption?

To what extent is the community and voluntary sector in the UK aware of, open to the idea of, and opportunities available via collaborative…

Started by Phil Green

1 Mar 7
Reply by Phil Green

Do Your Bit To Save The HHS

Hi All Have a look at this: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/NHS-posters-and-leafletsDavid Cameron's taking a gamble that his dangerous NHS…

Started by Joe Taylor

0 Mar 5

Nesta, hyperlocal and communities

NESTA, the innovation agency is starting a major exploration of the future of hyperlocal media "covering everything from struggling local p…

Started by Emma Lees

15 Feb 3
Reply by Emma Lees


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