'Use every letter you write, every conversation you have, every meeting you attend to express your fundamental beliefs and dreams. Affirm to others the vision of the world YOU want. You are a free, immensely powerful source of life & goodness. Affirm It! Spread It! Radiate It! Think about it day and night and you will see a miracle happen - the greatness of your own life!' Anonymous
*** LATEST NEWS - FEB 2014 ***
Welcome to our new team members
We would like to compile a Directory of Residents Associations in the UK. Using the search engines, we have managed to locate quite a few but a lot of the information is out of date and we know that there are many more who do not have websites. We would also like to offer our 'office' as a free point of contact for the RAs who do not want private addresses made public.
WANTED - ARTICLES FOR OUR NEWSLETTER "THE ACTIVE RESIDENT"
Do you have any information that would be useful for other residents' associations
to know? Tell us about your successes and how you overcame local problems?
Incredible Edible has nearly 50 groups across the UK and hundreds worldwide with the movement stretching from Canada to New Zealand.
Groups run independently and each is different, some with scores of members and official committees, others with small numbers of dedicated individuals. Each also has its own way of doing things - some offer members their own plots, others are run through housing associations. However, every group under the Incredible Edible banner, shares the ethos of enriching the world around them through access to local food...more
Jez Hall sourced this inspiring 4 minute video of Participatory Democracy in Action http://bit.ly/HzKAxd. Worth a look because this is probably what we have to do if we are to survive with a shred of decency.
Meet the charity housing homeless people in shipping containers.
The 26sq m studio flats include a kitchen, bathroom and living area.
Take a look around the homes in our gallery and read the charity
chief executive's thoughts here.
At a time when so many are living on a knife-edge, losing your job or a serious illness could be all it takes to put your home at risk. Organisations like Shelter are fighting to keep a safety net that helps people get back on their feet. Watch their video to see Jamie’s story and to see why everyone needs a safety net.
Please join Shelter in telling
|Positively Managing Negative Neighbours
Are you suffering or suffered in the past with a nuisance neighbour, noisy neighbour, harassment, bullying, boundary problems, anti-social behaviour or any form of unwanted neighbour attention or interference? Neighbours From Hell in Britain (NFHiB) can help you to resolve neighbour problems or any issues with neighbours within many different situations, there's no need to be or feel alone.
National Coalition for Independant Action (NCIA)
National Coalition for Independent Action (NCIA) is an alliance of individuals and organisations who believe that now, more than ever, we need to unite in independent voluntary and community action... more