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  1. Key publications

    Powerful Communities, Strong Economies report

    The ‘Powerful Communities, Strong Economies’ report provides a framework that local authorities can use to commission for economic resilience and community organisations can use to evidence their local economic impact.

    Keep it Local
  2. Toolkits

    Making your premises fire safe resources

    A short guide for businesses about complying with fire safety law and additional resources from the Home Office.

  3. Key publications

    Community-managed Libraries Peer Network Survey Report

    A new piece of research, conducted during March-April 2017 amongst members of the Community Library Peer Network, reveals shared interests and goals and the importance of access to the advice and support they need to run their library services effectively.

  4. Key publications

    How to Keep it Local: Innovation in Action Policy Briefing Paper

    Policymakers increasingly recognise that the solutions to many of our most stubborn social challenges lie outside...

    Keep it Local, Policy
  5. Making devolution work for people and communities

    In partnership with NAVCA, we have published Devolution for People and Communities, a paper outlining a set...

  6. Key publications

    Choosing a Legal Structure

    Locality and Russell Cooke Solicitors' toolkit, Choosing a Legal Structure, is designed to help community groups who want to become legally recognised organisations

    Assets, Enterprise
  7. Waving not drowning: supporting community organisations at times of crisis

    Locality's Lifeboat service supports Locality members at times of financial crisis. In our new report 'Waving not drowning' we look at the lessons learned from Lifeboat - and how the need for crisis intervention could be reduced

  8. Key publications

    Locality’s Theory of Change

    Locality's Theory of Change explains our plan for supporting vital community anchor organisations like our members

  9. A Place to Call Home – community asset ownership in African diaspora communities

    This report, from the Ubele Initiative and Locality, highlights the issues facing African diaspora communities across England in retaining community spaces to meet, support, work, learn, celebrate and mourn

  10. Key publications

    Understanding the Potential of Small Scale Community-Led Housing

    Locality's report shows that community-led housing brings huge all-round benefits to a local community, as well as providing decent and affordable homes.

    Community housing