The local economy during and after Covid:
There continues to be a huge amount of support for local businesses over lockdown.
Meanwhile, there is a lot of talk about how to 'build back better' – especially in rural and small town areas.
And as we look at increases in poverty and unemployment in East Devon, we have to ask how much of this is structural or due to the current economic crisis – and whether our local economy is dangerously over-exposed to tourism.
But if you want a really positive picture of the future, look to the Wales Institute for Sustainability and the ideas coming out of the #FutureGen project.