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Big Local context

2 Feb 2018

The first podcast from Local Trust examines where the Big Local programme sits in a wider historical context of community development, decline and revitalisation.

Narrated by Julian Dobson, author of the essay ‘New seeds beneath the snow?’ with roundtable contributions from policy makers, strategists and thinkers from across the country, this podcast discusses the long term impact mutual aid and self help can have on communities that have felt systematically ‘left behind’ by both national legislation and public services.

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