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Introducing Kim, our new Research Coordinator

Kim has recently joined Shared Assets as Research Coordinator. Read on below to learn more about their background and the projects they are most excited to be undertaking with communities in this new role.

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Community Control Or “Fleecehold”: What’s The Future Of Public Space?

Our ‘public’ spaces are increasingly privately owned and managed. The consequences for our major civic squares and plazas have been a concern for years, but what happens when residents lose control of the management of their local spaces, or how much those services cost them? Mark Walton takes a look behind some recent headlines.

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Introducing our new Projects Officer!

Ola is our new Projects Officer, joining us after over a year of working on farms across the UK and Nigeria. Read this blog to find out a bit about his background, what motivated him to join the Shared Assets team, and what he’s looking forward to learning and he begins his career in this sector.

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Supporting communities of becoming

Shared Assets led a week-long training course for early stage researchers on collaborative working and working with communities. Read Kate’s blog to find out more.

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Urban Food Growing & the New London Plan

The new London Plan contains supportive policy for urban food growers, but how will it be implemented in practice? And could it go further? Our Head of Consultancy Hannah Gardiner shares her thoughts.

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Oxford Real Farming Conference 2019

Mark Walton joined 1000 delegates who left the fug of the festive holidays for the invigorating bustle and debate of the Oxford Real Farming Conference. 

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