Centre for Thriving Places is delighted to be working with Carnegie UK Trust and Power to Change, to develop more support for UK towns to shift to a wellbeing economy approach. This guest... read more →
City-level metrics framework for Bristol City Funds
We’re working with Bristol City Funds to adapt the Thriving Places Index framework to their funding criteria - creating a city-level evaluation framework that measures the impact of the projects... read more →
Can a wellbeing approach help towns to flourish?
Two in five people in the UK live in towns yet all too often funding and attention goes to larger, more metropolitan areas or regions. Discussion on towns seem to... read more →
Flourishing Towns: Town-based wellbeing economics metrics for the Carnegie UK Trust and Power to Change
We’re working with the Carnegie UK Trust and Power to Change on a project to develop and embed a wellbeing approach for towns. Flourishing Towns will deliver customised wellbeing evaluation... read more →
Gardens and green space: a hidden social divide?
In the UK, one in eight households has no access to a garden, and BAME households are nearly 400% more likely to have no access to outdoor space at home... read more →
Looking for freelance web developers to join our network
Centre for Thriving Places is looking for one or more freelance web developers to support us to maintain and develop our websites and digital measurement tools. We are a small... read more →
Time for a more care-full economy?
Leadership lessons from the COVID crisis In our patriarchal world ‘women’s roles’ and ‘female attributes’ tend to be clustered under some form of ‘caring’ bracket. The ‘caring economy’ – from healthcare,... read more →
Centre for Thriving Places Statement in support of Black Lives Matter
The Centre for Thriving Places categorically believes that there is no place for racism in our world. Our capacity to truly thrive as individuals and as a society, is interdependent... read more →
Has lockdown created a path to a wellbeing economy?
For some, the current crisis has been a rare period of space – a time for renewal, rest and reviving hobbies or distant friendships. For others it has been catastrophic.... read more →
New tools and resources to help people and communities to thrive
We are currently facing unprecedented challenges to our wellbeing - individually, locally and globally. Sadly for some it is a matter of survival, but for many it is more a... read more →