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Working from home: my first month with MutualGain by Josh Milne

When I started working at MutualGain I was not sure what I was in for. I would be living and working at home for the first time since doing my A levels. While I knew the stress would not be anything similar, I wondered how I would cope. The thing that I found particularly interesting[…]

October 26th 2020
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Internship: my first month with MutualGain by Max Weightman

As with many students at the University of Bath, a large proportion of my time in second year was focussed on securing an internship position to gain valuable work experience and develop transferrable skills that could be used in my studies and beyond. Along with most other aspects of life in 2020, this was flipped[…]

October 15th 2020
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Reachable moments

I want to ask you a question.  Did you know or realise that due to COVID we have arrived at a reachable moment? And if you are one of the many that does hold the belief that we are at such a moment in time – and belief is very important here – then what comes[…]

July 30th 2020
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April Newsletter

Contents Message from Susan Ritchie Accredited Learning Community Coaching Community Curators Facilitation Training World Cafés Participatory Budgeting Independent Facilitation Citizens Assembly Engagement Delivery VirtualCuppas Legal Duties That’s it for now – do get in touch if there is anything we can help you with.  Stay safe!  

April 28th 2020
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Networks, Networks, Networks. A new era of collaboration to generate social good?

The Covid-19 crisis has reinforced what MutualGain have been promoting for a decade – that the most wicked, deep-seated and destructive of problems faced in society – crime, poverty, disadvantage, social care among them – requires high levels of collaboration to address and bring about change. During this intense period of isolation we have seen[…]

April 21st 2020
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What if a #newworld could be created as a result of Covid-19?

First up: if you read this and are intrigued by what could come of some of the questions posed at the end, would you kindly share across your networks and ask people to do three things: Point to any research that can think about this more deeply Share across your networks and mobilise others Share[…]

April 11th 2020
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The impact of a local community engagement intervention on residents’ fear of crime and perceptions of the police

This document is a summary of the findings of an independent evaluation of the work that MutualGain undertook with Durham Constabulary.  The findings can be downloaded via this link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3409ikpat35dw3n/AABO_CrWPXNMy0ZkNkMMB_WLa?dl=0 The full article citation is shown below, but essentially the article confirms the views of MutualGain that building social capital can have a positive impact on[…]

August 26th 2019
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Protecting Communities from Serious Crime

      Serious crime is an issue that blights many of our urban and rural communities.  Dealing in drugs, weapons, fake cigarettes and booze are all part of a growing concern within policing.  We have recently seen reports of gangs using children as young as seven to carry drugs for payment.  The term county[…]

August 26th 2019
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