WHAT WE SAY

Why the North needs a narrative

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It’s now six years since the then Chancellor George Osborne unveiled a new initiative for the North. The ...

Why everyone wants to get sent to Coventry!

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A week on from my most recent Solace (Society of Local Authority Chief Executives) Masterclass I was reflectin...

Counties on the rise as UK economic drivers

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They have centuries of history and tradition and often powerful local affiliation but, for a variety of reason...

A new story, a new chapter for our town centres

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The figures tell a powerful story. The Centre for Retail Research estimates there are around 50,000 fewer shop...

Solace Regional workshop - Birmingham - Thur 5th March 2020

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After the successful workshops already held in the South East, Yorkshire/Humber region, North East, North West...

Solace Regional workshop - Manchester - Mon 24th Feb 2020

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After the successful workshops already held in the South East, Yorkshire/Humber region, North East and Sou...