1 April 2020

Life in self-isolation

Our Chief Executive, Sian Lockwood, is currently in week two of self-isolation and, in the first part of this video […]

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27 March 2020

Small Good Stuff achieves great things

Blog by Community Catalysts’ Angela Catley shared as a guest blog on the TLAP website Keeping our communities going is […]

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20 March 2020

Happiness in a time of coronavirus

Today is the International Day of Happiness, which at first sight seems ironic when our world is facing such an […]

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19 March 2020

Bright lights in a dark world

I’m one of those people with ‘underlying health conditions’ and writing this from my isolation room (aka our back bedroom) […]

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21 February 2020

Pop-up living room proves a huge hit in Rochdale

New year, new ideas! Our Community Catalyst, Karen Williams, has been busy turning the idea of a pop-up community living […]

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13 February 2020

Good lives are about more than social care

The default approach to social care in many local authorities remains traditional models of “delivery”, and profit extracting ownership. These […]

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29 January 2020

A new phase of People Doing it for Themselves

We are excited to announce that the second phase of our development project, People Doing it For Themselves, is now […]

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8 January 2020

Come on, let’s get together

We’ve been supporting community enterprises to start and grow for 10 years and during that time we’ve got to know […]

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11 December 2019

Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas from us Community Catalysts

Happy Birthday to us This year we reached our 10th birthday. 10 years since we took the plunge and established […]

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18 October 2019

Emotive Moves and Motive Makers

It was a sunny August afternoon in 2017 when my daughter, who was studying photography at the time, asked me […]

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1 October 2019

People doing it for themselves – the people behind the project – Graham

A couple of weeks ago Community Catalysts launched the People doing it for themselves report, easyread version together with an appendix of stories detailing the […]

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25 September 2019

Communities doing it for themselves: our chapter in a new book published by Pavilion

A new book entitled Innovation and Change in Non-Profit Organisations published by Pavilion includes a chapter written by Sian, drawing […]

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