A Common-Sense Economy: Exploring the Preston Model in Preston

As part of DTNI’s Creating Resilient Local Economies project we recently took a delegation on a two-day study visit to Preston to talk to council leader, Cllr Matthew Brown, and Deputy Chief Executive, Derek Whyte; and to Liverpool to attend the CLES Community Wealth-Building Summit. Tiziana O’Hara talks about her findings Why Preston? Preston is […]

A Common-Sense Economy Pt 2: Are We Community Wealth Builders?

Day 2 of our study visit, as part of DTNI’s Creating Resilient Local Economies project, and the delegation of staff and project participants attended the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) Community Wealth Building Summit in Liverpool. by Tiziana O’Hara This event allowed us to reflect on community wealth building as a practice and identify […]

A Common-Sense Economy: Exploring the Preston Model in Preston

As part of DTNI’s Creating Resilient Local Economies project we recently took a delegation on a two-day study visit to Preston to talk to council leader, Cllr Matthew Brown, and Deputy Chief Executive, Derek Whyte; and to Liverpool to attend the CLES Community Wealth-Building Summit. Tiziana O’Hara talks about her findings. Why Preston? Preston is […]