Over the course of 2020 we ran a series of webinars to explore different aspects of and steps on the way to community-led housing projects. You can see these at the links below: These webinars were developed as part of our work in developing and managing the Wessex Community Housing Hub.
During the year we progressed the Wessex Community Housing Hub, supported by funding from Community Led Homes. We established and supported an Advisory Panel, employed a Community Housing Advisor, Colin McDonald, and supported 25 projects. Because of COVID, public meetings were not possible, but we delivered a series of online workshops attended by or subsequently READ MORE
A radical plan for community ownership and regenerative farming. The Chettle Estate in North Dorset consists of nearly 900 acres of arable and pasture land including 60 acres of woodland. It has a thriving village shop, a well-respected restaurant with 8 rooms (the Castleman Hotel) and 33 dwellings in the village of Chettle. The estate, READ MORE