Karen Cheney on lessons from the Community Asset Transfer Development Programme in Birmingham

Karen Cheney has been the co-ordinator of  the Community Asset Transfer Development Programme as part of her job as Senior Manager – Community Empowerment Projects Lead in the Neighbourhood and Communities Team of Birmingham City Council – Constituency Services.   Below she talks very clearly about what the programme has achieved

Bret Willers, Hall Green Constituency Director, reflects on community asset transfer

Bret Willers is the Constituency Director for Hall Green in Birmingham, he’s been involved with the community asset transfer development programme as an advisor, constructive challenge  and with an interest in assets may be used differently in his part of the city. [podcast]http://communityasset.podnosh.com/files/2010/05/BretWillers.mp3[/podcast] Some of the key thoughts from his interview are: Valueing Worth – […]

Roger Lloyd – senior lawyer at Birmingham City Council talks about his experience of Community Asset Transfer

Roger Lloyd is the Head of Regeneration and Property Law for Birmingham City Council Legal Services.  Click below to listen to his thought on lesson from the Community Asset Transfer Development programme. [podcast]http://communityasset.podnosh.com/files/2010/05/rogerlloyd.mp3[/podcast] Roger’s role was looking after the lawyers in his team who were developing after the lease document, aiming to make sure the […]

Structured Dialogue, a technique used to improve relationships and learning

Structured dialogue is a technique used by the Chamberlain Forum to encourage open conversation between different partners during the Community Asset Transfer process and this film explains some of the principles behind it.  You can find out more on the Chamberlain Forum’s website: Based on an approach developed in Canada by Ronald Labonte and Joan […]