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at is a ‘Good Local Economy’: It is an economy within a defined geographical boundary in which key partners are committed to work together to create ‘community wealth’ and wider well-being; businesses that are locally owned, jobs that people want, chances for people to do things and feel better about themselves, services that people need, communities where people want to live and opportunities for young people to aspire and achieve.

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How does a ‘Good Local Economy’ work: Below is a short video which shows what a local economy is and how it shrinks and expands.

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Examples from around the World: Below is a short video about the Evergreen Project in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. It is a groundbreaking project to help bring community wealth to a struggling economy.