... whether it's about housing:
Futures Forum: "Bad news for people trying to get on the property ladder" >>> Sidmouth's property inflation rate is one of the highest in the country
Futures Forum: The South West: "This is where the young people are struggling to get on to the property ladder which is why towns are banning holiday homes."
Futures Forum: Elderly to blame for housing crisis...?
... or jobs:
Futures Forum: “We need a more balanced community." >>> "The Sid Valley needs a ‘long-term vision’ to attract more young people and families,"
Futures Forum: Sidford, employment land and the demographic time bomb
Futures Forum: East Devon's demographic time bomb >>> "the District Council has a duty to create balanced communities"
... or wealth:
Futures Forum: The widening wealth gap: "Shifts in who owns what property are now fuelling the wealth gap between rich and poor, while also creating sharp wealth divides between young and old."
... or the climate:
Futures Forum: Brexit: and the future for climate change >>> anti-intellectualism and inter-generational theft
The generations are literally drifting apart:
Futures Forum: Brexit: and Britain's cities growing younger and its small towns growing older at a faster rate than at any other time in recent history
There are some good ideas out there, though:
Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: an intergenerational home
And one project in Somerset is really managing to bring the generations together:
Futures Forum: Regeneration from the roots up >>> "every community has the power to build a strong and secure future for itself" >>>
The last piece looked at a recent article in the Guardian which looked at the issues:
'Older people have pulled up the ladder': inside England's oldest and youngest towns | Inequality | The Guardian