Our Reports and Publications

Our Reports and Publications

By collaborating with a variety of influential partners, we have put together a diverse portfolio of informative research and reports that demonstrate why coalfield communities across the UK continue to need our support.

State of the Coalfields 2024 cover

The State of the Coalfields 2024 is the third report commissioned by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) from the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University, following studies in 2014 and 2019.


 

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Cover of the Engaging and Regeneration Left Behind Communities - Coalfields Regeneration Trust in Scotland Evaluation

An independent evaluation of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s work in Scotland carried out by Social Value Lab

 


 

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Next steps in Levelling Up the Former Coalfields

The Next Steps in Levelling Up the Former Coalfields report was produced by the Coalfield Communities APPG and released in June 2023.


 

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2019-2024 CRT Strategy_Page_01

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust strategy for 2019-24 sets out how we plan to deliver change for former coalfield communities across Britain.


 

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The Coalfields Regeneration Trust decided to reach out to our communities and share the good work that was going on during these unprecedented times.


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Front Cover

This report provides an assessment of recent changes to benefits including Universal Credit, and their potential impact on Scotland’s former coalmining communities.


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Community Summary 2020 final_Page_1

This report provides an updated socio-economic and deprivation assessment for Scotland’s former coal mining communities based on open public data.


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The State of the Coalfields 2019_Page_01

The State of the Coalfields Report reiterates that coalfield communities sit below the national average against almost every indices; particularly employment, skills and health.


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An outline of our proposal to create a new £40m investment fund for the coalfields to invest in new industrial and commercial properties suitable for growing SMEs.


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The Ten Priorities for the former coalfields report emphasises the importance of replacing EU funding, support for industry, higher quality jobs and further investment. 


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The Places with Purpose report illustrates industrial towns’ strong identities, their distinct business opportunities, and the policies desperately needed to make a difference. 


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Legal Structures for Community Owned Renewable Energy Projects - English_Page_01

The first-ever legal roadmap to support the creation of community owned renewable energy projects, to help communities harness environmental and socio-economic benefits.


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Tredegar Case Study fin

A case study on regenerating towns via a well-being economy approach.

 


 

 

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A Celebration of 20 Years Working in the Coalfield Communities in Scotland.  

 


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