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UK: a reference
guide to regeneration information on the internet, with links to more
that 350 sites from local projects to national agencies. There are also
a number of discussion forums.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation: if you tap in the word "regeneration" on the knowledge base section of this extensive site, there are more than a 150 separate entries. Most of these are connections to the separate research papers in the JRF's proflic "findings" programmes, but it also calls up the papers on government initiatives and the JRF's response to those initiatives.
Cabinet Office: the site of the government's social exclusion unit has PDF files of all the units published reports. These include reports by the 18 policy action teams on neighbourhood renewal. There are details on the ministerial network on social exclusion and information about the future work of the unit.
British Urban Regeneration Association: an organisation promoting best practice in regeneration, this site includes listings of events and conferences in the regeneration sector and details of BURA's regeneration awards.
Civic Trust This site of the organisation dedicated to high standards of planning and architecture in Britain's town and cities, has regularly updated news from the network of 900 civic societies across the country. The site details the work of the trust's regeneration unit.
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions: separate site dedicated to regeneration. It includes all the government's consultation documents on the subject and facts and figures from the Index of Deprivation. Information on grants and the government's neighbourhood renewal unit are also provided.
Changing Places: the site of a lottery funded project run by the environmental regeneration charity Groundwork. Including links to 21 separate projects across the country and downloads of research and best practice advice.
English Partnerships: this large site of the national agency for regeneration and development has extensive links including those to all the Regional Development Agencies, the new towns and urban regeneration companies. It also has all the latest news on the millennium villages.
Welsh Development Agency: this site includes all the agency monthly board papers, as well as reports, press releases and advice about accessing finance.
with Communities in Rural England:
linking a network of groups the country that are dedicated to improving
the quality of life for rural communities.