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  1. Sep 4

    Policy update // September 2017

    Updated with more news from the Policy team including our response to the Select Committee on Civic...

    Policy
  2. Aug 18

    Have your say at this year’s Convention

    Our convention is the biggest event in the year for people working with local communities and brings together staff and trustees from our member organisations with people working in communities, public sector, funders and social investors. It’s part family reunion and celebration, part training and learning camp and part influencing the agenda together.

  3. Aug 18

    Act locally – and think globally!

    Alison Haskins, CEO of Halifax Opportunities Trust and one of the commissioners for our Future of Localism Commission, talks about the power of place at both a local and international level.

    Localism
  4. Jul 26

    Policy update // July 2017

    News from our policy team on the progress of our Localism Commission, our Keep it Local...

    Policy
  5. Jul 14

    More in common: learning & connecting with international community organisations

    Mark Law MBE, the CEO of Barca-Leeds, tells us about the invaluable opportunities the IFS has...

    Learning, Policy
  6. Jul 13

    From London to the world: a history of collective action to end poverty

    Julian Corner, the Chair of Toynbee Hall's Trustees, takes us through the history of the Settlement...

    Policy
  7. Jun 28

    After a crisis like Grenfell, it’s community organisations that hold things together

    The Grenfell Tower fire was utterly devastating, and felt all too familiar after the recent terror...

    Public sector cuts, Social action
  8. Jun 21

    Policy update // The Queen’s Speech 2017

    The Queen’s Speech was delivered today, amid continued uncertainty about whether PM Theresa May can rely on a ‘confidence and supply’ agreement with the DUP to shore up her minority administration.

    Policy
  9. Jun 2

    Locality visits the IFS Global Office in Helsinki

    From 1 July, Locality will be taking over the European Office of the International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres (IFS).

  10. May 26

    Policy update // Election 2017: Manifesto for an Inclusive Economy released

    The general election campaign is now in full swing, and Locality has been working hard to...

    Policy