In Newcastle under Lyme, we’re involving the residents of our ancient and loyal town in a regeneration project that does things differently, and this blog is to keep people updated. We’ve begun by introducing a new community cafe that’s been trumpeted by The Guardian as a potential game changer for decaying town centres, a place […]
(Editor’s note: Thanks Allison, this has clear links to our tree-planting project) We are currently in a place where so many within society have no value for nature. They are aware that nature exists and I would class them in two groups: Those that see it as annoying: pesky insects and spiders, weeds in […]
This was posted up the other day, check out this link to see it in the flesh The founders of innovative volunteer reward scheme – CounterCoin – are inviting members of the public and business community to put on their wellies and pick up their gardening spades in a bid to help reduce North Staffordshire’s carbon footprint. […]
The Board of Directors of CounterCoin Community Club Limited (“CCCL”), the company responsible for the operation of the ground breaking volunteer reward scheme “CounterCoin”, is delighted to announce that four new members have been appointed to the Board. Each is from an organisation that has been working alongside the founder of CounterCoin, Hometown Plus Limited […]
The recent report from the University of Keele, A Comparison of the Environmental Performance of Sports and Entertainment Venues for a Range of Percentage Capacities opens the debate about how to make ticketing at sports and entertainment venues work better. The report, commissioned by CounterCoin, points to ways that CounterCoin and other alternative currencies can […]
The fine folks at VAST have supported us throughtout this grand design. Check out what they had to say about the Cultural Squatters here . . . . or maybe just carry on reading “Cultural Squatters is a community café, entertainment venue, social hub and art project, opening in Merrial Street, late April 2018. […]
You can do an awful lot with just a little. Take a look at this video of the Cultural Squatters guys on CCChallenge day the other month. Brace yourself for Narina and the gang . . .
Recently, we at CounterCoin commissioned a report from our friends over at Keele University to understand the environmental impact of underused seats in different kinds of venues. We wanted to understand how the spare capacity of sports and entertainment venues translates into wasted energy, and what this means for the environment. It was our view […]