Mark El-Kadhi

Does Social Housing Policy at SHDC have a reverse gear?

A vote among South Hams District Councillors in November 2017 led to 10 families in social housing – leased to South Devon Rural Housing Association – being given notice to quit their properties by the first week of November 2018, in order to make the properties available for emergency homeless. The reasoning by the council…

Life Lessons that Aren’t on the Curriculum

You’re 16-17, you’re just starting out at Sixth Form. It’s all good, bar the acne of course. But wouldn’t it be great if besides lessons studying for exams in your specific subjects, you could also spend some time interacting with other students THINKING about and discussing together some BIG life issues, which the standard curriculum…

Soundart Radio – Everybody’s Welcome

A Saturday morning kids show made and presented by young people themselves without adults telling them what to do … free-flowing chats on literary, philosophical or any number of themes … a hugely varied range of music … to whatever YOU want to come along and contribute – a small taste of the varied, community-created…

Saif Ali – Helping to Integr8 Our World

Q: Saif, you are dedicating your life to helping refugees in the UK and I think I’m right in saying you recently completed hosting the first ever of your innovative Integr8 courses, created by yourself, to enable refugees, often living rather frozen lives in a new country, to gather themselves and move forward in a…