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Mark Shucksmith @MarkShucksmith Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Rural sociologist. Professor at Newcastle University. Views my own; retweeting doesn't imply endorsement.

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Joined Twitter 3/10/13


This brilliant paper from @CarnegieUKTrust outlines the 7 key principles that all local authorities should be adopt… https://t.co/wsn1vjic4k
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#Zoom keeping cutting out?! 👩‍💻😩🤬 Are you living in a #rural area and affected by poor #broadband connection? How… https://t.co/epWKs64rj7
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAs a contribution to #RuralHousingWeek CAN’s chief executive Andy Dean blogs about the need to make sure rural comm… https://t.co/YgDE9oszdV
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithToday's recommended reading: a refreshed #EnablingState articulating 7 guiding principles to #BuildBackBetter 👇 https://t.co/QODRFZqYhX
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOoh! Look who’s rocking the mic in the music room today! Support live musicians in lockdown:… https://t.co/tc04LLeZRX
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithVerity Sharp phoned me up for a chat and a couple of songs - thank god she edited it! https://t.co/TfdLXNaG8H
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithNo time to read anymore? We know the feeling - v. short video summary on #enablingstate below https://t.co/PoAmoBfw9d
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithMany of the immediate responses to #COVID19 from public services & communities show that there's a different way of… https://t.co/GG14HMFPau
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @RSNonline along with the Rural Housing Alliance, @ACRE_national and @natfednews have written to the Secretary of S… https://t.co/i0QOCp4cDb
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithReally valuable paper showing how strong rural economy is vital for farming’s Brexit transition - non-farm income "… https://t.co/Z5VnQtM2Jg
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithPleased to say this collection of short pieces is just out on the future of the profession @REPatReadinghttps://t.co/2pZEbYP181
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith'#COVID19 has let us see what only the state can do – set up hospitals; fund research into a vaccine; shift resourc… https://t.co/d85RzrHFIZ
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThis is a really amazing and incredibly moving project 50 actors reading 50 paragraphs from a Guardian article - d… https://t.co/4d5LDE0gjF
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7/9
2020
Chancellor saying that the self-employed have hugely benefited. The @standardlifefdn financial impact tracker shows… https://t.co/KSbpKuqrkv
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFrom @CPRE... "Over nine in ten rural areas are currently unaffordable for low-income key workers"… https://t.co/28jXIzEOBa
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOne of the most insightful, thoughtful, inspiring, (beautifully designed) analyses to come out of this terrible tim… https://t.co/THlYAfhjyU
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithMany have recognised the work of keyworkers through the pandemic. How do we now meet the housing needs of shop assi… https://t.co/bMfhJnSHHh
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithContributions are being sought for a special issue of the Sustainability peer-reviewed journal entitled 'Sustainabl… https://t.co/LF83aqQwhw
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithICYMI, an evening call for @IAMKP's gorgeous cover of John Martyn's Couldn't Love You More @FRUK #SmallHours https://t.co/NeTREedDeQ
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOur Chief Exec's @EnglishRuralCEO wishlist for delivering affordable #ruralhousing on @StonewaterUK webinar 🏡… https://t.co/UfeW8NGYHC
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithUPDATE We've now updated our guidance in line with @ACRE_national guidance on re-opening your community building.… https://t.co/xCsUalCRhn
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGreat to be on BBC Breakfast today calling out the shocking digital exclusion that disadvantaged people are experie… https://t.co/Q4WHro9KVU
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithDuring 2019-21 DCT's Rural Housing Enablers supported the development of over 160 affordable new homes in rural… https://t.co/M1UHTkATRP
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHello & welcome to "We, the Rural" our 1st digital & collaborative conference. Led by @gkrtzs from @cretweetinghttps://t.co/EchpnUO5pV
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithA moving story from a #rural Kent resident of @EnglishRural ... we are humbled to play a small part in helping peop… https://t.co/k1aYcm7bad
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithPM kept saying no one knew about asymptomatic transmission of corona virus.. but govt scientists were looking at it… https://t.co/GQF8JdAZEY
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe @BoschStiftung posts "How is integration implemented in German communities? A recent study, titled “Two Worlds?… https://t.co/WlVt96Gykt
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7/8
2020
Putting wellbeing at the centre of our ‘build back better’ recovery | Northern Slant 👏⁦@LP_CarnegieUK⁩ https://t.co/NMv4CvpFzs
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithVery sad to see these two votes by #Hexham #Northumberland MP @GuyOppermanMP denying public funds and specialist su… https://t.co/irmseNmZLa
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe UK government has submitted applications to the EU to create Border Control Posts at Northern Ireland's ports. https://t.co/OfhxtrNEqS
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOver on another thread we got to reminiscing... #LetTheMusicPlay Bright Phoebus Revisited @KateStJohn5https://t.co/5wAx8pOil5
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithBarnard Castle Eye Test Update: It was the most demand we have ever seen for a beer. The traffic crashed our… https://t.co/bgenA1G1kv
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithUk Landownership, uk protection of the “countryside” , uk open land market, lack of land value taxation, inequality… https://t.co/js5nxmcO2V
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmithhttps://t.co/dtXIGZLTxw ❤️ This moving moving story from one of our residents really highlights how affordable… https://t.co/smXhjDXot6
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWhat does a lack of affordable #ruralhousing mean for key workers in the countryside? Listen first-hand from our re… https://t.co/kNcctjolOU
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIndeed, this is how most of the world sees it, not just Europeans! Little englandism! https://t.co/8dCBu1rFYm
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThis @RSNonline campaign focuses on 'Revitalising Rural: Realising the Vision' & will demonstrate how rural areas c… https://t.co/7t2WCtGiw6
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithToday on @BBCNews @mustreadmustoe reports on workers not eligible for furlough. Our report last month found nearly… https://t.co/BsDl2QBDZD
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#Covid19 could have implications for the delivery of affordable #rural #housing... #RuralCommunitiesTogetherhttps://t.co/rqHkXlJc9e
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFunding news: New Charity Survival Fund from @JHRTrust - for small UK charities focused on Health and Wellbeing, We… https://t.co/TV4TIdDlmP
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith"International institutions are losing the fight against global poverty despite 'self congratulatory' messages to t… https://t.co/Xt7woY071Q
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithMy dad passed away in a care home during C-19 crisis. Staff were superb and caring, many moved into care home to sh… https://t.co/QsF8hEjfZS
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @JimHunter22 You’ve said it all Jim - mention of any human natives is minimal. Scotland should build on the achieve… https://t.co/ZQSLrqsby7
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWhat’s done with a big chunk of land in the Highlands, whether good or bad, should not be determined by an individu… https://t.co/889L9KpDfY
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe NRN are participating in a videoconference being run by @ARC2020eu entitled 'A Vision for Rural Europe'. Presid… https://t.co/QUPsQ3l4LP
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt's @natfednews Rural Housing Week and we've been working with partners @CANorthld to highlight some of our best n… https://t.co/zGNaMth4XI
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHow has #COVID19 affected the affordable credit sector? Our new blog outlines the findings from a rapid response su… https://t.co/QtmPKV65jq
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithRural housing need as 'challenging as ever' despite rise https://t.co/dWSlrmuE5V A record number of affordable hou… https://t.co/Rcz5m5ipdh
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOur latest #coronavirus financial impact tracker shows a small but significant increase in the percentage of househ… https://t.co/nwBuGpm8AM
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAn old Wooler bank has found new use as community-led affordable homes thanks to Glendale Gateway Trust. A great e… https://t.co/BPo3DtmKj4
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThis @EnglishRural film for #RuralHousingWeek is worth watching. Featuring residents showing #communityiswhy, HRH T… https://t.co/JO548t9B7v
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith“I wouldn’t wish my experiences of Universal Credit on anyone. The wait for the benefit puts you in debt immediatel… https://t.co/cNpAKiSXvx
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#ruralcommunitiestogether https://t.co/FWNPBNi1MD The Rural Housing Alliance is shining a spotlight on the vital ro… https://t.co/FSSfZdlvMA
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFor the vast majority who have lost income as a result of the pandemic there has been no recovery in income. For 4… https://t.co/NGWiEXbFo1
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#CommunityLandTrusts are an opportunity for #rural communities to secure #housing meeting local need This is Peek… https://t.co/NG4TTvj69W
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIn case you missed it... Earlier this week we published a blog that brings together learning from @CarnegieUKTrusthttps://t.co/VMhfWwEtoL
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith"Communities need people. And people need homes" WATCH The Princess Royal👑talking about how #rural communities thr… https://t.co/83AFP7GClm
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith1 in 3 families projected to be in financial difficulties by the end of this month. 10 million families in total. A… https://t.co/74BR8911lu
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @sally_shortall @MarkShucksmith @anniejmckee @midfyffe 2/2 We also talked specifics in response to the #Housing2040https://t.co/qJmLjE5w4q
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @sally_shortall @MarkShucksmith @anniejmckee @midfyffe 1/2 Some of what we think needs to happen is in our response… https://t.co/JMrXKG6OCp
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOn @BBCBreakfast @AlokSharma_RDG perpetuating the myth again that we did not know about #asymptomatic spread early… https://t.co/rSovul6RSa
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7/7
2020
@sally_shortall @anniejmckee @midfyffe @RuralHousingSco There are solutions at many levels. The problem could be am… https://t.co/gxbmhxx7iJWell now. Watch this till the end. https://t.co/dfqVviHbGP
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithI did miss this, so ICYMI too, well worth catching up on these essays on #wellbeing from leading thinkers around th… https://t.co/R8h8SB5ICB
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe Princess Royal supports the work of rural Housing Associations #RuralCommunitiesTogether https://t.co/U1XISWrGhy
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOur newsletter is out now with info on rural housing week, updated guidance for village halls reopening and news of… https://t.co/UvLNLG7nhh
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThanks, Annie. My presentation at RHS conference last year was an attempt to answer Sally’s question before she ask… https://t.co/u3R5EFlu3QI wrote #NoHomesForLocals? in Primary School! https://t.co/JijwOycwupThis #RuralHousingWeek we're thinking about the need for high quality affordable #housing in #RuralCommunities. We'… https://t.co/ftmn9jBWbw
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe have been fortunate to be in a position to be able to serve the community in many new ways since late March. The… https://t.co/cCO8iCRZut
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIts so good to see halls opening up again #villagehalls #communitycentres #ACRENetwork @ACRE_National #rural See o… https://t.co/TIClgMzLEq
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThanks for the response Menelaos. I agree. Key issues to be addressed are planning regulations, desire to preserve… https://t.co/guosdEkm34
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe responded to @APPG_SDGs inquiry on the impact of #COVID19 on the UK’s overall progress on the #SDGs – our work h… https://t.co/CwniMP4Tsr
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAs @ACRE_national point out, #housing prices outstrip average incomes significantly in #rural areas - and it’s cert… https://t.co/rmV7LDqEC0
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithTHIS WEEK (1 of 2): 5.30pm, Tue 7 July INSIGHTS Revisited: Everyday sexism by Laura Bates, Author and founder of… https://t.co/6QU4nGaEg6
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHas your village hall reopened? 🥳 We would love to see photos of halls being used once again! Tag us in your tweet… https://t.co/ARIbLRiMRG
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe’re now offering browsing inside the shop by appointment between 4.00pm and 5.30pm Mon – Sat; give us a call to m… https://t.co/IToTEAClTy
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIts #ruralhousingweek and great to see local examples in #Northumberland highlighted by @natfednews 🏡 Bernic… https://t.co/DQANnOSIom
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith“Most areas have been severely impacted by just one of these things but we have been hit by all three; a triple wha… https://t.co/999mU6DIk0
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#ACRENetwork members work with #RuralHousingEnablers to engage #rural communities about need for affordable… https://t.co/aczlUTJca8
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @sally_shortall Hard to respond in a tweet (it's really an exam question)😃But a perfect storm of: (no) access to la… https://t.co/E9SOWIMBmd
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @sally_shortall @MarkShucksmith Scotland too! https://t.co/26DKJ27DzR
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThis was published in 1984! Is it still the same 'forgotten problem'? https://t.co/ZbJS5kcjDT
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithSir Richard Mottram, who used to do the civil resilience role in the Cabinet Office, has a coded but devastating an… https://t.co/rmR1loh4zf
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith"Most areas have been severely impacted by just one of these things but we have been hit by all three; a triple wha… https://t.co/TcLmAYTo20
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithA @CPRE survey reveals key workers can’t afford most privately rented accommodation in the countryside. Hear first… https://t.co/DVRMYEFdbp
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith13 British universities could end up with negative reserves and thus may not be viable in the long run without a go… https://t.co/dyccSYXmfI
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt’s time for a new approach to poverty eradication that tackles inequality, embraces redistribution, and takes tax… https://t.co/bClYpUOg79
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe @CPRE and @EnglishRural are urging the government to allocate £12.8bn of funding to tackle the housing crisis a… https://t.co/Foh8jgmQtM
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithNew report from our Coronavirus Financial Impact Tracker. Available to download free on our website now:… https://t.co/EMPl0N5nB2
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe challenge - in many parts of #rural England, #housing prices significantly outstrip average incomes... READ ou… https://t.co/MsekTO5mEV
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt’s #CoProWeek! 🎉 To celebrate we’ll be tweeting about different areas of our work that support and showcase… https://t.co/ywHQAg6duk
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt's #RuralHousingWeek 2020! Over the next few days we will be sharing stories about the importance of affordable… https://t.co/BlGVXzjAlW
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIts Rural Housing Week & with prices in Herts up to 16X average incomes CDA Herts works hard with communities to ex… https://t.co/RedyMJbHpS
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe're joining rural housing associations & @natfednews in celebrating Rural Housing Week 2020 by shining a spotligh… https://t.co/K1fB8XYbdQ
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe knowledge and commitment of citizens and civil society initiatives are too often neglected. Local and regional… https://t.co/NOSt2agdr7
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAffordable rural housing in England has been a problem since I was an undergraduate over thirty years ago. Why is… https://t.co/TuEkBbNgab
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith#Villagehalls were allowed to reopen from Saturday 🥳 Do you have photos celebrating the opening of your hall? Ta… https://t.co/lPkGEQvfaI
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7/6
2020
The true value of higher education! University changed my family's life. So why do ministers want fewer people to g… https://t.co/XRRRtj88ER
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7/5
2020

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