Community Needs Survey

Dyffryn Ardudwy & Talybont Community Council commissioned Resources for Change (R4C) to undertake a ‘Community Needs Survey,’ to give local people the opportunity to have their say on the current and changing needs of their community…..

Ty Penrhos Community Survey

This was a short community consultation to support a Shared Prosperity Fund application and followed on from a wide-ranging Community Needs Survey that we had undertaken for the group a couple of years earlier that had identified the importance of keeping local services and businesses such as the Post Office in the village….

Minstead Trust Stakeholder Engagement Research

The Minstead Trust wanted to undertake extensive stakeholder and audience research in order to better position their organisation within the care sector and inform a rebranding exercise. R4C worked with the Trust from July 2023 until February 2024 to plan and deliver a stakeholder and audience engagement exercise, summarised as ‘plan’, ‘listen’, ‘review’ and ‘do’…..

Nature Friendly Farming

The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation has been involved in environmental funding for a considerable period of time. Their latest funding strategy’ launched in 2000 identified Nature Friendly Farming as a priority with a view to help stimulate the changes necessary to produce food ethically that is better for nature, local economies, and people.

Evaluating Citizen Science

The FSC BioLinks project, was exciting citizen science project focusing on the addressing the gaps in knowledge about invertebrate distribution through a lack of biological recorders with the necessary identification skills.

Catchment Partnerships

The purpose of the workshop, designed and facilitated for the Arun & Rother Rivers Trust, was to progress the development of a revised and updated Catchment Management Plan, providing partners with an opportunity to input information and ideas on the draft document….

Evaluating Natures Recovery – Snakes in the Heather

The Smooth Snake is the UK’s rarest reptile but very little is known about its distribution and ecology. This project, led by Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, and which R4C has been engaged to evaluate, is looking, through Citizen Science……

Goods from the Woods

The idea for ‘Goods from the Woods’ came from another successful Llais y Goedwig project we evaluated; ‘Dewis Gwyllt’ (Wild Choice).  Deio collaborated with R4C associate Kirsty Wild on this particular evaluation, who brought a wealth of experience to the team regarding both local products and commercial business……

Evaluation Of The Dyfodol Cambrian Futures Project

The Dyfodol Cambrian Futures project aimed to unlock the potential of the Cambrian Mountains area through an integrated approach to sustainable development based upon recognising the landscape, natural, and cultural value of the Cambrian Mountains…..

Dewis Gwyllt Evaluation

‘Dewis Gwyllt’ (Wild Choice) was a joint initiative between Llais y Goedwig and Wild Resources Ltd, exploring and researching opportunities for income generation from wild, forest products to support community woodland groups in Wales…..

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Feasibility Study & Business Case

This feasibility study explored the range of feasible options for developing the potential of the ex-Forestry Commission Wales (FCW) building at Bwlch Nant yr Arian (BNYA) near Aberystwyth into a resource for the Cambrian Mountains region …..

Cynllun Busnes ‘Y Ganolfan,’ Llithfaen

Y Ganolfan was forced to close in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 restrictions, but during this period
it was discovered that dry rot had affected the building. The work of addressing this and the damage done to the building has meant that Y Ganolfan has remained closed until 2023, meaning that the rural community has lost one of its main facilities for holding events and community activities…..

Evaluating Nature Recovery – Martens on the Move

Using a mixture of habitat management, citizen science and public engagement this project is looking to create the right ecological and social conditions to encourage the spread of the Pine Marten into new areas in the Scottish and Welsh borders….