In-house and independent research and essays sharing observations on community-led change
Demonstrating the potential of community-led, place-based change across society
Research and stories about the neighbourhood-level response to the pandemic
Explore all our research in one place
How are communities helping people to stay connected?
The social and economic benefits of community infrastructure and its potential to...
A report exploring power within decision making in Big Local.
How are equality, diversity and inclusion understood and practiced across Big Local...
Community responses to COVID-19: Potential and limits of community power in a...
How can communities help build a better care system?
Read essays written by independent thinkers looking at the impact and longevity of community-led change
Linking the stories that connect community organisers across the world, from 1940-2020
Glimpses into the past, present and future
Taking action to make a change
How Big Local areas are levelling the scales of local power
How sport can unite and transform communities
Why communities are investing in young people’s futures
Art, communities and change
How communities are reshaping the economy from the bottom up
What can history do for hard-pressed communities?
The changing role of faith in place
The collapse and revival of England’s social infrastructure
Big Local neighbourhoods in action
How health is affected by the power to make decisions
An innovative longitudinal multimedia evaluation of Big Local