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Welfare Reform on the Web (October 2001): Community Regeneration - UK

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT FUND: PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE

Neighbourhood Renewal Unit.

London: Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, 2001.

The Community Empowerment Fund will support community and voluntary sector involvement in Local Strategic Partnerships for neighbourhood renewal.

FIGHTING THE LEGACY OF FAILURE

M Bramah

Municipal Journal, Aug.3rd 2001, p.17.

Reviews the roles of Local Strategic Partnerships, Best Value Reviews and council Internal Service Providers in regenerating blighted communities.

"HARD" FINANCE FOR REGENERATION

R Cowe

Financial Times, July 26th 2001, p.13.

Describes the rise of a new breed of community banks which lend to businesses and social enterprises setting up in disadvantaged areas.