As we try to see a future beyond Covid-19, we must come to terms with how town centres have changed and the challenges and opportunities that this presents for all of us.
IPPR North is the dedicated think tank for the north of England, with bases in Manchester and Newcastle.
This report outlines policy to make health improvement and the reduction of place-based health inequality a joint enterprise between local and national government
There is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England. Healthier homes with lower emissions are crucial to our journey to a net-zero carbon future and for ‘levelling up’ the North’s economy..
Early intervention to support young people and their families can reduce rates of homelessness. However, the relevant services need sufficient funding, specialist expertise, and effective partnerships.
The events of the last 24 hours have stripped away the veneer of our political establishment and revealed the fractious relationship between central and local government. What has happened...
“Have the germs come back?” my daughter asked me the other evening as I tucked her in. Aged 4 and 14 months, my daughters have been remarkably resilient to the impacts of Covid-19. The voices of...
The pandemic has temporarily reset our relationship with nature. Under lockdown, our air is cleaner, and we’ve been able to hear birdsong instead of traffic. At the same time, we’ve been...