Futures Forum: The Blue New Deal from the New Economics Foundation: 'delivering good jobs and economic sustainability for coastal communities through a healthier marine environment'
It's linked to other local projects:
Futures Forum: Sea Fest: Inshore fishing traditions gather in Sidmouth
Futures Forum: Developing a hub for Sidmouth's seafront
Futures Forum: The future of tidal power... in Sidmouth >>> "The 'Tidal Power REEF' is still alive and well"
The Herald has just published a piece which brings many of these elements together:
New deal to boost jobs and tourismNew deal to boost jobs and tourism - News - Sidmouth Herald
The Beach Management Plan is slowly making its way - and could include the Blue New Deal:
Futures Forum: Sidmouth Beach Management Plan >>> now at Stage 3 of 6 >>> reviewing the reports >>> possible recommendations out by September
There is the circular economy:
Futures Forum: The sharing economy >>> “A lot of people want to do the right thing but they are struggling because the systems and culture aren’t right. Companies and governments have got a big role to play in doing that.”
Futures Forum: The Circular Economy @ Radio 4's In Business
Futures Forum: Rob Hopkins: "founder of the Transition movement, a radically hopeful and community-driven approach to creating societies independent of fossil fuel."
Futures Forum: The antidote to Stuffocation: "Sharing, lending, bartering, swapping and gifting networks can all play a part and creating things can be done collaboratively."
Futures Forum: We are all truck-drivers now ... The free movement of goods, increased carbon emissions and the destruction of manufacturing industry
Futures Forum: Localising Prosperity >>> by mainstreaming community economic development
And there are lots of local businesses:
Futures Forum: The Devon Environmental Business Initiative's >>> Renewable Energy Forum >>> discussing technologies @ Pebblebed Vineyards >>> Weds 24th June
Futures Forum: The Local Entrepreneur Forum
Futures Forum: A food festival for Sidmouth?
Futures Forum: Otter Rotters: moving on and moving in
Futures Forum: In defence of Sidmouth's independent businesses
Futures Forum: The Sid Valley Business Awards 2015: winners
Futures Forum: Totnes REconomy Project ... and Atmos Totnes
Futures Forum: Small Business Saturday - 6th December