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The Middlemarch Podcast – Episode 7

This month Colin is in conversation with Laura Moss who is a partner at Wrigleys solicitors where she provides professional advice to community led housing groups. However …
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The Middlemarch Podcast – Episode 6

This month Colin is in conversation with Andrew Bibby, the secretary of Yorkshire based Calder Valley Community Land Trust. CVCLT have raised community shares, but …
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Autumn 2021 Newsletter

This edition features the housing crisis in holiday hotspots and our podcasts. Read the Autumn newsletter on Mailchimp
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Middlemarch Podcast episode 5

In this month’s episode of the Middlemarch Podcast, Colin is in conversation with Scott Jennings, the Secretary of Student Co-op Homes, a national body supporting the …

The Middlemarch Podcast Episode 4

Colin is in conversation with Nick Reynolds from the Roman Way CIC, a Tenant Management Organisation in Birmingham, discussing his experience of tenants and leaseholders …
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New Community Housing Fund

The new Community Housing Fund has been launched: £4m to be spent in England by the end of March 2022. See details on the Community …
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Colin is in conversation with Alistair Chisholm, a champion town crier and member of the Dorchester Area Community Land Trust which plans to develop housing …
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The Middlemarch Podcast Episode 2

Colin McDonald talks with Hazel Tilley from the Granby Four Streets Community Land Trust about her experience of saving and renovating victorian terraced housing in …
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