Local government and Warwick Business School have analysed the key challenges facing us all in the next five years. The report (available here) is wide ranging and should be read by anybody interested in strategic development. The 'Great Contextual Challenges' of the 21st century are identified as: Ageing population Health Families in crisis Climate change Local … Continue reading New Horizons: key challenges facing people and communities in next 5 years
I spent the weekend in Harrow, staying in a normally quiet cul-de-sac. At 2.20 am on Saturday morning we were awoken by a vicious assault and fight outside. A call to 999 received no response other than a recorded message to say there was a long queue, and the suggestion to dial 101 instead. Our subsequent 101 … Continue reading A small insight into the big problem of urban policing?