26 Mar 2018
Russell Todd has been the manager of the Communities First Support Service at WCVA for almost a decade, and with the programme coming to its end he shares some personal reflections, as well as outlining his hopes for the future.
'Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's
Seneca the Elder
Seneca the Elder was a writer, speaker and philosopher from
Roman-controlled southern Spain and lived between 54 B.C. and 39
A.D. Communities First is not quite that old but in terms
of UK social and community policy there is certainly something of
the 'elder' about it.
Communities First draws to a close at the end of this month
after 17 years in existence. In practice it has already ended
operationally speaking in a great many parts of Wales . The end of
Communities First will pass quietly; there will be little fanfare
or fond farewells...
Read more on the WCVA blog