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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


Call for Papers - RELOCAL at the RSA 2020 Conference in Ljubljana next June. Special Session about ‘Place-based Dev… https://t.co/sIJstNSTob
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIn the latest CRE Blog Adrienne Attorp reflects on her recent fieldwork in Ireland, the dairy industry and its impa… https://t.co/WQdkGodOrd
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe'll be listening! Thanks for getting involved we can't wait to see the finished product! Thank you @BBCRadioLincshttps://t.co/C23LKdMDcc
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThere are now 137k vacancies in UK health and social care sectors, UP 7k on a year ago. Almost one staff vacancy i… https://t.co/bsXVVYMwCt
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithPriority setting for #Crofting 2020. Board members in Inverness have set out the SCF objectives for the year.… https://t.co/ML94yTXNRe
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHow will households in rural areas of north be affected? @resfoundation https://t.co/j49TKDC8HaCovering Cumbria, County Durham & Northumberland, we're proud to have over 60 amazing village halls and community s… https://t.co/DOkjYQDnrO
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithDID YOU KNOW? - There are 10,000 village halls in England - Approximately 1,000 village halls host a community ent… https://t.co/szcpn9Kq9F
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGood to hear ⁦@David_ACRE2⁩ of ⁦@ACRE_national⁩ interviewed by ⁦@EvanHD⁩ on ⁦@BBCPM⁩ re #VillageHallsWeek ... sets… https://t.co/6fyDPOCacQ
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt was quite a night! https://t.co/NFCa8lV7Ty"Village halls are much more than a building – they are a rural way of life."❤ Great piece by @EnglishRural who do… https://t.co/U001Im3qPr
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLow-income families set to be poorer under universal credit – ⁦@resfoundation⁩ study finds https://t.co/OGI5FbEfP3Thanks to Lord Gardiner for an uplifting speech and for Defra's support for village halls and the work of the ACRE… https://t.co/2lBRqxrXnD
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithExcellent! I’m moving Euston station to North Roe, Shetland. https://t.co/PYLYFo2tlLToday is Martin Luther King Day in the US. Here too, we honour Dr King & his commitment to social, racial and econo… https://t.co/nh7uYcHlIA
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @PlunkettFoundat @ChrisCowcher have done a short #vlog for us, telling us the importance of village halls in the co… https://t.co/rUFu4UOV3f
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1/21
2020
we are accepting #applications for #lecturer in #rural #planning #development! #jobs #academia @nuigalwayhttps://t.co/YdEXGWsWjN
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithVillage halls week, well and truly launched with style, and key messages delivered #VillageHallsWeek #ruralhttps://t.co/aCUDU1sJti
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLovely piece on @BBCPM this eve on #villagehallsweek - see our @NHeartlands project on Value of Shared Spaces In… https://t.co/9QMqM3i0qS
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLooking forward to speaking at the West Harris Trust’s Burns Supper on Saturday to celebrate 10 years of remarkable… https://t.co/3qFuO9l4OE
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithReally humbling that my university finds my work interesting and important enough to write it up!! https://t.co/d4nVCubqSE
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @MrsFlickH How do I get one? @ACRE_nationalThe scale and speed by which local authority youth services have been dismantled - funding cut by 70% in less than… https://t.co/bJdYqOlCXi
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHear more from @WendyUlva about the way #Ulva is turning itself around, and from Andrew Copus of @JamesHuttonInst o… https://t.co/aJev93kbpo
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGovernment grants to redecorate crumbling village halls with new funding scheme to combat lonelines… https://t.co/mIJB5iBnwZ
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithNext month our friends at @northernstage and Sage Gateshead folk favourites @theyoungunstrio present a new, theatri… https://t.co/rdi2r2VBL2
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithI just uploaded “The Pairc Trust - Community Housing Project” to #Vimeo: https://t.co/3gEzosiqc7
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithN_landCouncil: It's #VillageHallsWeek, an annual national campaign to celebrate our fantastic rural community space… https://t.co/qVCqUdBMdt
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWe are recruiting for a #Trustee with financial expertise to help shape and support the work of the Trust as we dev… https://t.co/LmuzVvet7D
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLaunch of #VillageHallsWeek 2020, with @David_ACRE2 & Lord Gardiner, @DefraGovUK Minister championing the role of t… https://t.co/oBRaXOrfWw
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIts #villagehallsweek and we're celebrating our wonderful community hubs across #Northumberland and the volunteers… https://t.co/cfkH32JJCA
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt's #VillageHallsWeek, an annual national campaign to celebrate our fantastic rural community spaces and people li… https://t.co/ygJpqzcnnV
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWow, we have an amazing 102 people booked on so far! Just a few spaces remaining, bookings closing tonight!… https://t.co/bN4tK83kOX
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe launch of #villagehallsweek 2020 has officially begun! Here is our Chair @David_ACRE2 getting ready at the… https://t.co/x5BFdUkLCq
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHope it goes well! #VillageHallsWeek https://t.co/Tl5tLXcngIWhat's happening at your hall for #villagehallsweek ? Let us know What you're doing :) https://t.co/glIJnE66Vv
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFollow the roubles https://t.co/c9NGoLxuwR
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThank you for supporting #villagehallsweek send us some pics @HouseofCommons today! #villagehalls provide some of t… https://t.co/PcEh5tg67F
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithI’m struck by how the state, having abolished the social fund, and overseen the swift collapse of local welfare, is… https://t.co/U4tNNKsv1J
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithSign of the times: 20 years ago many of these hardship funds catered mainly for retired and elderly beneficiaries;… https://t.co/ONXDN3ZQN0
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAn early start for us all as we head to the @HouseofCommons to celebrate #villagehallsweek with some fabulous… https://t.co/2ELmS0PZ3d
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThank you @NCVOvolunteers for supporting #villagehallsweek there are approx 80,000 #volunteers volunteers giving th… https://t.co/Zg17gRPoXv
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHave fun all those attending, and don’t leave without having your photo taken by @ACRE_national. Just a tiny cross… https://t.co/7mdKOb9U7o
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLaw breaking during referendum campaign exposed how vulnerable our electoral system is - the fines available were d… https://t.co/dwaD4262Tg
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1/20
2020
#VillageHallsWeek See our film of how @Cadney_Howsham village hall is the heart of our rural parish… https://t.co/eGDq439v7P
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithPlan to repopulate Scottish island of Ulva begins with ... a herd of cattle https://t.co/Eq1IcBvNrM
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThought provoking walk above Golspie today. 200 years ago this man presided over some of the worst atrocities of th… https://t.co/WsX4YFHDvj
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFantastic from the floor too!! https://t.co/28Cim1uLEmInteresting new book on rural development just out, thanks to the editors for including our chapter on LEADER fundi… https://t.co/3GctZ9gl6a
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGood friends ⁦@jagajazzist⁩ just posted (thanku) brilliant news on Insta: #Norway highest #jazz award (Buddy prize)… https://t.co/LW7fHi0QpO
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithCongratulations to Ståle Storløkken! A great musician. His latest album was one of my favourites of 2019. https://t.co/2xuuvvUEyihttps://t.co/90SybAkskO
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1/19
2020
Ready for ⁦@GritOrchestra⁩ at ⁦@TheBarrowlands⁩ https://t.co/TcW8mS1NpsIn our brand new episode recorded on Orkney, @KrisDrever tells us about how he began playing guitar, and the influe… https://t.co/id8kcpvP4v
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOur latest Rural Network News is out with info on funding to help communities take part in the Year of Coasts and W… https://t.co/naiKrWOPEd
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOn Monday (20th Jan) we will be holding an AGM to elect new officers and a chair. We encourage all MPs to join us i… https://t.co/kHVOl9NPJH
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithBrand new episode out now! Join us as we walk with @KrisDrever on Orkney, the archipelago of about 70 islands off t… https://t.co/S9wK81Dbrq
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithWow: this comment from fresh page proofs. Guess all of us researching causal inference in observational data need… https://t.co/5trrMVYPRP
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1/18
2020
#MikeWaterson (1941–2011) of the #Watersons was born on 17 January in Kingston upon Hull in the East Riding of York… https://t.co/1B4ABPNj5z
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOthers could learn from Greggs. Gives 1% of profits to foundation, feeds 36,000 children free breakfast every schoo… https://t.co/Bv4oJOW2cc
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOut of sheer excitement, allow me to tell you that Prof Esther Pereen @UvA_Amsterdam is coming to @UniofNewcastle t… https://t.co/OpzWl5cnfu
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIt’s been a January blues-busting week @CarnegieUKTrust ✅Good work &productivity report launched ✅New civic uni fu… https://t.co/vVCwWaRZCR
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @bryonnygh @RuralUrbanEU @globalrural Lots! There is a paper in the Journal of Rural Studies by Karen Scott,… https://t.co/GX6DlZSygW
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAre charity resources based where the social need is? Interesting thread commentary from @karlwilding of @NCVO https://t.co/iLFc2rizAV
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithYesterday we released new research and insights from key experts on why #GoodWork is central to solving our product… https://t.co/MDrYwWlk8X
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThank you to all those that attended or streamed our #GoodWork launch with @theRSAorg last night. Don’t worry if… https://t.co/wPwY8DmKyc
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @oflynnsocial "I threw it all away" (Bob Dylan) and perhaps "Parcel of Rogues" (trad Scottish).Composer friends, want to come and work with me and my lovely colleagues at Newcastle University? https://t.co/P4fKtxs7Wq
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @oflynnsocial I posed this question on the night of the referendum and the undoubted winner was Bill Bailey's Kraft… https://t.co/nvQu2UT1fr
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1/17
2020
"Strong rural economies will not be built on urban policy hand-me-downs." @NLGNthinktank latest report w/… https://t.co/T34RkcRm6u
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithFinally, ⁦@CEO_CarnegieUK⁩ draws tonight’s discussion to a close: ‘#GoodWork matters and it should be part of our a… https://t.co/jEgomtF5fu
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGood to hear BBC plans to open new tech hub in Newcastle to take advantage of North East’s booming creative tech an… https://t.co/2SOgDcDTmn
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithLooking forward to this tonight ➡️ https://t.co/5yrJScGIp4
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithCan #GoodWork solve the UK’s productivity puzzle? Let’s start by tackling bad work, says new @CarnegieUKTrust &… https://t.co/RvsWT2fKSd
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithNew research from nearly 20 industry experts, @CarnegieUKTrust and @theRSAorg sets out how we can boost good jobs,… https://t.co/AFMdgfuKBb
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith"we need to reposition health as one of the primary assets of our nation, contributing to both the economy & happin… https://t.co/Sf8MMHG4Zp
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithImportant new publication today by @CarnegieUKTrust on #goodwork. You can also read an extended version of our essa… https://t.co/QnnYDEhnQP
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith2020 the year we were supposed to have eradicated child poverty by. Instead numbers are rising. We urgently need ac… https://t.co/48qyH4E8hO
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithExcellent day on the 17th floor of the Shard talking all things rural with the UK Rural Policy, Practitioner and Re… https://t.co/7ykrY3G6kM
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAnd who gets this Government’s blind spot, Rural Affairs, when the music stops? Mega Dept. of the North, Comb. Aut… https://t.co/g7xstnhUeT
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @charlottebsmith @DefraGovUK Sounded that way...
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithMassive change starts here - Today the Ag Bill hits Parliament (again) and did ⁦@DefraGovUK⁩ SoS hint at the end of… https://t.co/iE3gNYXue8
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithGranada Debate on ITV 10:45 tonight: what the Government needs to deliver for the North - with Anna Round from… https://t.co/QUVUoB7se1
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith⁦@CEO_CarnegieUK⁩ summing up tonight’s discussion ⁦@RSAEvents⁩ on good work and solving the productivity puzzle. Fu… https://t.co/i2Vi0a4QVF⁦@RSAMatthew⁩ opening discussion of tonight’s ⁦@CarnegieUKTrust⁩ ⁦@theRSAorg⁩ event: Can good work solve our produc… https://t.co/VdVet76BSjLooking for #RuralEngland? Bringing research on rural poverty to the Big Smoke! https://t.co/23O9qkcL2cWe welcome this support @educationgovuk to #trulycivic to help establish the Civic University Network. universities… https://t.co/WPGwx9zPT9
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIn Dec we launched a competition to host the Civic University Network with @UPP_Foundation. Today we are delighted… https://t.co/aiRNBTjkEL
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithThe only thing this gets right is that EU citizens in UK, & UK citizens in EU, are in same boat-everyone's rights b… https://t.co/HTn77wvvdr
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithOur new publication with @theRSAorg shares 19 good ideas for delivering #GoodWork and boosting workplace productivi… https://t.co/2dIPEMfwij
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithSome super essays published today by @CarnegieUKTrust and @theRSAorg. 'Working better' should be our watchword. https://t.co/lUYRR2BfMp
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith @MarkShucksmith is a great advocate for rural areas and social issues. It’s important that we look at how rural and… https://t.co/RamtgU2v0Q
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithUK #Rural Policy, Practitioner & Research Group @warwickuni @TheShardLondon: @MarkShucksmith talks #rural poverty.… https://t.co/N8DAzRT6Ez
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithIn London today to present new research on rural poverty in Britain at #RuralEngland meeting (oddly enough in The S… https://t.co/o58fEOpGEkEarly start for London: launch of the first @CarnegieUKTrust report of the decade. Key findings relate to positive… https://t.co/7YftzS8xhg
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithHow might more jobs offering fair T&Cs, opportunities for training/progression, or good work-life balance, support… https://t.co/BwujEIo4Ds
Retweeted by Mark Shucksmith‘insurrection’ by @JimHunter22 is probably the most detailed heartbreaking and inspiring book on scottish history i… https://t.co/zP25yOpiF2
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1/16
2020
Plan to scrap A&E target sparks furious backlash from medics https://t.co/e6QFuVCR3yUPCOMING EPISODE: @BBCInTune - @BBCRadio3 Thursday 16 January 2020, 17:00 “Sean Rafferty is joined in the studio… https://t.co/58agRSXFAd
Retweeted by Mark ShucksmithAttention social scientists! A new @ESRC-@IrishResearch UK-Ireland Networking Grants call will open in February. Se… https://t.co/PjhppUoRaD
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1/15
2020

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