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Understanding How The Pakistani Community in Blackburn Relates To Public And Private Institutions

Blackburn on a Saturday afternoon… and an invitation to join discussions with business, mosque and council leaders from the Pakistani community, as the Insight Out project comes to an end, with dedicated time to face outwards and engage additional concerned citizens. It was a wide-ranging, open-hearted debate about what Pakistani heritage Blackburn residents might do to improve the outlook for both their own and their neighbours’ communities. The move towards real action, I sensed, has begun.

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Green Hubs As Social Inclusion And Community Engagement

Summary: Here we look at a possible framework for concepts about public space, culture, knowledge, community engagement and inclusion. This is not to challenge current ideas about the sustainable development of public space, but to offer additional, interlinked perspectives on the importance of culture and knowledge in resilience, engagement, community cohesion and sense of place.

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