Local Economy

"I'm a fisherman and my father was a fisherman, just like his Dad before him. I've been fishing since I was a toddler, going
Why is the city of Bristol printing its own money? Why have Brixton and Bath created their own energy companies? What's a local economy worth? And if we knew, how might it help us imagine an economy beyond austerity?
One of the biggest future challenges for Totnes and similar towns is the rising cost of social care as the population ages and public services continue to shrink. Community-based approaches could reduce costs for local people and create jobs and opportunities at the same time.
Use it or lose it is all too true with pubs. Each time a pub closes, another tile in the mosaic of Britain's character, community, and heritage is lost.