Plugging the leaks

making the most of every pound that enters your local economy

nef - economics as if people and the planet mattered
This is a nef programme supported by emda

Case Studies in the UK

Each community identified different ways to reinvent their local economy. Some of the communities stories captured during the pilot are detailed below:


  Access to finance in the community (PDF 777kb)

New Parks Allotment Society, Leicester

  A green space to meet (PDF 873 KB)

Sneinton Market, Sneinton Nottingham

  An opportunity for enterprise (PDF 620 KB)

Southern Quarter Development Group Ltd, Delapre Northampton

  A valuable community asset (PDF 986 KB)

Youth Works Ltd Recycle project, Warkton Northamptonshire

  Enterprising youth (PDF 457 KB)

Enterprise in Schools, Leicester North West

  Entrepreneurs of the Future (PDF 717 KB)

South Holland Radio CIC, Sutton Bridge Lincolnshire

  Building bridges across the community (PDF 616 KB)

Sutton Bridge Marina project, Sutton Bridge Lincolnshire

  Reclaiming the past (PDF 2782 KB)

'Vegtastic' Fruit and Veg Co-op, Somercotes Nottingham

  A healthier alternative (PDF 2890 KB)

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