"David, this is an area which is of great interest and developing fast. About a year ago I helped launch a new community social networking website (www.streetlife.com) which now has over 60,000 active users. We have started to analyse our user base…"
I have spent the past three years trying to develop a website which would actually enable communities to turn what is a great concept, the Big Society into some practical and real action within the community. Trying to raise funds has been almost impossible but against all the odds, Streetlife is now developing fast and if anyone has any doubts as to how it might work and the impact it could have on our communities just follow this link and try not to be misty eyed by the end of it! Oh and do…See More
Having been involved as an entrepreneur in helping to enhance local communities based around coffee bars for many years, let me tell everyone about a new social networking website which I helped set up and is intended to create a communications channel to enable and encourage people to set up community groups and local community initiatives. www.streetlife.com was trialled in SW London over the past few months and the response was…See More
A conversation about how people are interpreting the concept of Big Society and does it need tightening as Matthew Taylor suggests, or might a 'baggy' concept be a strength and help more people get involved?
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.