STREETS OF AMSTERDAM More than 11,000 refugees access sports and much more in the first club created by KLABU. Now – with the backing of Paris-Saint-Germain FC – the social entrepreneur has his eye on a much bigger goal.
An Northamptonshire sports club that has welcomed young bikers and skaters for years can now boast two Olympic medalists among its members. Pioneers Post met them on their return from Tokyo and found out what makes Adrenaline Alley special.
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To what extent are councils in the UK considering social value? Research from Social Enterprise UK reveals all. Elsewhere, a new survey analyses the social enterprise sector in the Netherlands and The Big Issue in Australia celebrates a big birthday.
Founder of Power2Inspire and chairman of Provide CIC John Willis talks to Pioneers Post about the challenges facing the UK healthcare sector over the next 12 months and about the importance of start-up incubation for UK social enterprises.