Guest blog: New partnership with CTP
By Jessica Pykett We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the place-based not-for-profit consultancy, Centre for Thriving Places (CTP) which sees University of Birmingham (UoB) researchers supporting the delivery of... read more →
Taking a Tour de Wellbeing
For many of us, July means tuning in to the Tour de France and hoping to see our favourite rider in that famous yellow jersey. Perhaps some of us will... read more →
Taking the EGO out of new ECOnomics
Our world is powered by ideas. The last 100 years have seen the rise and rise of the idea that ‘growing the economy’ is THE thing that politicians, businesses, and... read more →
WHY GARDENING IS ROOTED IN WELLBEING
If gardening is good for the body, mind and planet how can we do more of it and get others to value it too? At the end of National Gardening... read more →
Can local governments change the world?
As most of the UK goes to the polls to elect their local politicians many are asking whether it matters? In our deeply centralised system what difference does it make... read more →
What does a ‘healthy’ economy for people and planet look like?
Here at Centre for Thriving Places, we were delighted to see that the theme of the recent World Health Day was Our Planet, Our Health. It resonated because the annual... read more →
A natural break for the planet
Every March we are encouraged to act for two important days of action: International Day of Forests (IDOF) and the annual Earth Hour which this year falls on 26th March.... read more →
HERE’S OUR SPRING STATEMENT RISHI: WE NEED A NEW ECONOMY
Rishi Sunak will present his Spring budget statement tomorrow. It would be great to think recent hardships caused by pandemic, inflation, fiscal drag, high energy prices and national insurance increases... read more →