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Case Studies & Stories

Check out what's happening on the ground: people getting involved, coming together and taking action, experiences of our movement members and much more! Case studies and stories are written by Organisers, Hosts, Volunteers and Employers. At times we also feature guest stories.

Bringing you a collection of our stories

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24 Mar 2015
The Manchester Bee Parade is a collaborative, community Yarn Bomb celebrating Manchester's Northern Quarter's textile heritage and craft tradition.
11 Mar 2015
There are many wonderful stories that show the impact of community organising on neighbourhoods all around England. This video is a short look at some of them...
6 Mar 2015
Senior Community Organiser Alex talks about supporting change in Southampton: one project leads to others being formed and developing a wider network of...
6 Mar 2015
Supported by Senior Community Organiser Maaike, a group of passionate residents are transforming the Monk's Road area of Lincoln.
6 Mar 2015
Inspiring story on how renovating a derelict space and helping a vulnerable young woman empowered a community to reclaim their voice.
3 Mar 2015
A small youth club has grown to more than 50 members thanks to listening.
23 Feb 2015
After being ignored and dumped on for years the community is now finding its voice and flexing its muscles.
18 Feb 2015
Listenings bloom in to a residents group with amazing purpose.
10 Feb 2015
Volunteers from Sunderland came together to improve the Oncology department of Sunderland Royal Hopsital.
2 Feb 2015
Carolyn made up her mind that she was not going to stand waiting for things to happen by themselves
26 Jan 2015
West Hendon residents come together to become Our West Hendon, campaigning against short term leases.
19 Jan 2015
Organiser Jaime learnt that you never know what's just beneath the surface of a community
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