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Rural dreams and the power of utopian thinking

Shared Assets is part of a new project which aims to translate the hopes and dreams of rural communities across Europe into supportive policy frameworks – but with so many pressing issues to deal with, do we have time for dreams? Our Research Coordinator Kim explains why we must.

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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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