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Artist Rhiannon Faith: 'I refuse to live in a society where someone feels so alone they lose hope'
Rhiannon Faith, choreographer and artistic director of Rhiannon Faith Company
Dance

Artist Rhiannon Faith: 'I refuse to live in a society where someone feels so alone they lose hope'

Set in a pub, Lay Down Your Burdens from choreographer Rhiannon Faith invites communities to stand together and realise the strength of their connections
The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution
poverty/ selfa
Poverty

The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution

Care worker faced homelessness as low pay left her with 'nothing' to fall back on
social care/ abbie bowler
Social care

Care worker faced homelessness as low pay left her with 'nothing' to fall back on

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives
Community

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives

Housing estate plagued by mould, damp and dire conditions. Now, residents are fighting back
Housing

Housing estate plagued by mould, damp and dire conditions. Now, residents are fighting back

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis
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Mother's Day

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis

Beats Bus: How a Hull group is using hip-hop to fight poverty and protect young people from gangs
beats bus
Community activism

Beats Bus: How a Hull group is using hip-hop to fight poverty and protect young people from gangs

Top 5 books with a sense of place and community, chosen by writer and journalist Aniefiok Ekpoudom
Books

Top 5 books with a sense of place and community, chosen by writer and journalist Aniefiok Ekpoudom

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Communities
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Communities

Why residents must, must, must have a say in the design of their communities
Architecture

Why residents must, must, must have a say in the design of their communities

Inside a warm bank – where Brits struggling with bills are finding shelter: 'The tea helps a lot'
A woman at a library craft class
Warm banks

Inside a warm bank – where Brits struggling with bills are finding shelter: 'The tea helps a lot'

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community
carib eats
Cost of living crisis

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft
John Bird and Peter Aldous visit a community in Lowestoft
John Bird

How my pursuit for solutions to our social poverty problems took me to Lowestoft

FoodCycle: The community meal where refugees, ex-prisoners and old friends break bread together
FoodCycle guest
Cost of living crisis

FoodCycle: The community meal where refugees, ex-prisoners and old friends break bread together

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community
Community

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community

How TikTok's BookTok craze is 'making reading cool again'
Books

How TikTok's BookTok craze is 'making reading cool again'

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art
Art

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art

This orchestra is giving dementia sufferers something to sing about: 'Music changes lives'
Two people dance in front of a small orchestra in a church
Dementia

This orchestra is giving dementia sufferers something to sing about: 'Music changes lives'

Inside UK's 'vital' libraries providing 'warm banks' as cost of living bites and households struggle
Image of woman getting warm/ warm banks/ energy bills/ winter/ cost of living crisis
Warm banks

Inside UK's 'vital' libraries providing 'warm banks' as cost of living bites and households struggle

Most Brits bin electrical items if they break. These 'magic' Repair Cafés are trying to change that
Sustainability

Most Brits bin electrical items if they break. These 'magic' Repair Cafés are trying to change that

RIBA Stirling Prize 2023: Retirement day centre named UK's best new building
John Morden Centre
Architecture

RIBA Stirling Prize 2023: Retirement day centre named UK's best new building

Community land trusts are the next social housing revolution: 'It's about empowering people' 
People standing in front of a new build
The Future of Housing

Community land trusts are the next social housing revolution: 'It's about empowering people' 

One in 50 Londoners are homeless. So this faith group decided to do something about it
Declan Flynn and Bex Keer

One in 50 Londoners are homeless. So this faith group decided to do something about it

Meet the Fairtrade honey producer in Mexico empowering communities through beekeeping
beekeeping
Sponsored

Meet the Fairtrade honey producer in Mexico empowering communities through beekeeping

Building social housing is one thing. Building communities takes a different vision
Illustration of colourful houses
Social housing

Building social housing is one thing. Building communities takes a different vision