Chamberlain Forum

Chamberlain Forum
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82-84 Moseley Street
Birmingham B12 0RT

PROJECTS

Ideas and experience from Chamberlain Forum and the communities and organisations we work with:

Coproduction in Practice

Communities Managing Change

Green Deal and Fuel Poverty

Resident University

Community First

«Devolution – Join the Conversation, Birmingham 29 September»

Devolution – Join the Conversation, Birmingham 29 September

Scotland chooses between Independence and Devolution – shouldn’t the latter option be available to voters in England too? ‘Rolling down’ decision making, so that choices about public services and government are made closer to the people, is a popular promise… rarely delivered. After 70 years of centralising the State, the mood in England seems now...

September 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Fixing the Seal

Councils need new, flexible and imaginative approaches to engaging with local civil society – and they shouldn’t be afraid...

September 5 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Story of a Strategy

The story of a city's approach to making better places to live and a resource for citizens - that's...

August 20 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Ward Committees – Fit For Purpose?

In cities like Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester and Newcastle; and in many London boroughs, ward or neighbourhood committees are now...

August 11 2014 / No comment / Read More »

News

Fixing the Seal

Councils need new, flexible and imaginative approaches to engaging with local civil society – and they shouldn’t be afraid to give radical ideas a try.  Chamberlain Forum’s report on Ward Committees in Birmingham...

Sep 5, 2014 / More » Fixing the Seal

Opinion

Thinking – and Doing – outside the box?

I met some interesting people yesterday. One of them was working out how to engage young people in local democracy. Another was responsible for bringing together public services and residents to improve a...

Sep 25, 2014 / More » Thinking – and Doing – outside the box?

Policy

Story of a Strategy

The story of a city's approach to making better places to live and a resource for citizens - that's the aim of the Transforming Place website published this week by Chamberlain Forum. ...

Aug 20, 2014 / More » Story of a Strategy

Resources

Community Assets Conversation

How can a local authority – facing spending cuts and no longer able to do anything beyond the statutory minimum – encourage better use of community assets to deliver services?  What, in fact,...

Apr 4, 2014 / More » Community Assets Conversation
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