Rose Regeneration


We help Communities by bringing people together to design and implement projects; develop funding bids and business plans; and by capturing and disseminating good practice.

Local Nature Partnerships

South Pennines Local NatureWe worked with Pennine Prospects to develop a detailed picture of socio economic conditions across the South Pennines landscape Рto maximise the impact of future programmes and funding bids.

We are also working with the Wildlife Trust to understand what peoples’ aspirations are for some of Cornwall’s wild and special places.

For more information about these projects, please contact

Transforming Local Infrastructure

TransformingLocalInfrastructureWe’ve been working with Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire First on the Transforming Local Infrastructure project.

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Challenges Facing Farmers

Challenges facing farmersOur Challenges Facing Farmers study looked at the issues facing upland farming communities, as well as possible responses to them.

The research was funded by Oxfam and co-produced with UTASS. It was launched at a Policy Roundtable chaired by Stuart Burgess (Commission for Rural Communities) on 12 October.

The report has received coverage on the BBC Sunday Politics Show and in Farmers Weekly, the NFU, the Herald, the Westmorland Gazette and from the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hill Farming Tim Farron and RuSource.

For more information about this work, please email

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

Typology of Scottish Towns

Scotland In Focus 2012We are helping to develop a typology to help illustrate and understand the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing Scotland’s towns.

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Haworth, Cross Roads & Stanbury Parish Plan

HaworthCurrentSituationWe were appointed by Bradford Metropolitan District Council to review the Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury Parish Plan and to develop a process for the next Plan.

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Big Local

Big Local BostonWe are working with the Local Trust to help local people make Boston in Lincolnshire a better place to live.

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