4th March 2013
Over the course of the last year, CLES has been in receipt of grant funding from the Barrow Cadbury Trust to further develop our research work around resilience.
31st January 2013
CLES has recently received funding from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to undertake a literature review and develop an evidence base around how place based activity can be utilised to address poverty and create resilience.
19th October 2012
An innovative learning and discovery series for North West councillors on the matters shaping policy and practice in your local communities
18th October 2012
CLES is offering the chance to attend one of our training courses and take out CLES/ New Start membership at a special discounted rate.
4th October 2012
CLES has been undertaking research with housing organisations seeking to understand the impact emerging policy is having upon their operations and services and importantly how they are adapting.
24th September 2012
New Start, the magazine for making better places, is looking for someone to drive its business to the next level. This is an opportunity for someone passionate about local economies and creating great places for people to assist in the development of a new business model and drive the mission of this 13-year old magazine brand forward.
22nd August 2012
CLES has announced details of its upcoming series of training courses.
23rd July 2012
This report presents the findings of innovative research undertaken by the Federation of Small Businesses exploring the relationship between local authority procurement and small business.
4th July 2012
Run by New Start magazine, the awards reward ‘organisations and projects that are innovative, work in economically and socially inclusive ways, contribute towards resilience in their locality and that have overcome significant challenges’.
24th May 2012
The shortlist for New Start’s Better Places National Awards has been announced.