A unique partnership between Poole Council, Bournemouth University and a network of forward-thinking residents is forging ahead with plans to harvest renewable energy from Poole harbour.
Cohousing means not only living and working together as a group, but even sharing a common space. Lucy Taylor visits the Threshold Centre cohousing community in Dorset to see if the lifestyle is worth the struggle. Want to learn more about this story? UK Cohousing trend restoring community spirit: Read the full feature HERE What […]
How does eating with your neighbours twice a week sound? Sharing childcare, cars and even a house? How about never having to lock your door when you go out? Lucy Taylor investigates the UK cohousing trend and the people trying to put spirit back into community. When was the last time you stopped to […]
There has been a great deal of interest in the potential benefits of a cohousing community as an environment for raising children. One of the earliest treatises on cohousing was even entitled ‘Every Child Should Have One Hundred Parents’. Communal living may lead to the development of greater social skills earlier in life and a […]
Lucy Taylor on a group of women intent on seizing control over life in their older age. OWCH want to create a pioneering cohousing development and a mutually supportive community that would set a precedent for other groups, but some original members have died waiting for their dream to come true over the 13-year-and-counting […]