“I am a window of opportunity”: Plymouth’s innovative social enterprise sector comes up with Vacancy Atlas, redefining the high street


We have long identified – and been shaped by – the city of Plymouth, in the UK, as a powerhouse for creative community action. One of our models for what a cosmolocally-oriented CAN (community agency network) could be is The Plymouth Octopus (POP).

Their most recent newsletter shows their everyday inventiveness in full flow. From POP’s director Matt Bell, noting first the dangerous elections, resource challenges to families, and ongoing wars…