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What are CounterCoins and How Do They Work?

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 […]

Making money part one

  Early versions of physical CounterCoin were cut from sheets of acrylic. They were bright dayglo and eyecatching, here’s how they came into being. Have a little look……

The Graph…. “THE Graph”

The graph we look at each week is shown in a little clip below. The Guardian noted it’s presence on the office wall here and it keeps us ticking along, each week reminding ourselves that we are building something. Has it massive statistical significance? Perhaps not. One could argue that it’s misleading or that it’s inconsequential. […]

Come along and share. Give and get.

Help us to Help you.   Our Thursday meetings at Cultural Squatters have been a whirlwind of reports, plans, discussions, connections, visitors and positive energy. Most of all positive energy. Tons of it. I’d like to give you a summary of such here if you’ll allow. The move from the office to the Squat has […]

The graph (top right hand corner).

We like to crank out ‘the graph’ to show our progression passion or mission momentum . We like the fact we’re honest about how many folks are with us and how much these folks are doing. Growth has been steady over the summer but we’ve noticed something over the last three weeks as summer slips […]

Our latest graphical record of momentum..

.. or, as more people join us, we could call it .. ‘movementum’ .. or, as we currently think of what else to call it ..’moment  erm’ .. or, as a the Cultural Squatters cafe guest, eased back and patted his satisfied but expanded central area .. ‘mo’ man tum’! I’ll stop now. But what […]

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