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Three Acres And A Cow – Regather – Sheffield , South Yorkshire – 22/03/18

What
Three Acres And A Cow
When
Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00pm - All Ages
Where
Regather (map)
57-59 Club Garden Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK S11 8BU
Other Info
details coming soon

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The early coop movement and raising funds for migration back to countryside

This is taken from Steve Wyler’s latest book called ‘In Our Hands’, not to be confused with the recent Landworkers’ Alliance film of the same name!

https://www.creditoncommunitybookshop.co.uk/product/in-our-hands/

The above (from page 73) is a good example of how strong the connection was between the foundations of the coop movement and the desire of people to be free of hideous urban slum conditions and return to a rural agricultural existence.

New community land trust project in London

A Community Land Trust, self build, coop design with space for food growing… Some nice work going on in Lewisham… and when I say new, I mean new to me! It looks like they have been planning this for ages and ages.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/lewisham-residents-build-their-own-dream-homes-to-beat-the-housing-crisis-a3240966.html

A History Of Community Asset Ownership by Steve Wyler

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A History Of Community Asset Ownership
By Steve Wyler

When my friend Sophie first told me about this book she said ‘Someone has written a book of the show!’

This is a brilliant overview of the last thousand years and what it lacks in a catchy title, it makes up for in compelling prose.

The book can be downloaded free from here as a pdf – http://locality.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/A-History-of-Community-Asset-Ownership_small.pdf or ordered from Locality – http://locality.org.uk/contact/