Press & Awards

We are really proud of the Spice network and all the great work happening in communities across the UK with Time Credits. Here is a selection of the awards we have won and been shortlisted for, as well as some of the amazing media coverage our programmes have received over the past few years. Get in touch if you would like to spread the word about Time Credits!

Spice picks up prize from Esther Ranzen

The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2014: Sector development winner

Judges at the newly-launched 3rd Sector Care Awatds praise Spice for "inspiring a mindset change about the contribution service users can make" in their local community.

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Volunteers receive Time Credits for their efforts in Cambridgeshire

Over 70 people have signed up to a new programme which allows people to gain Time Credits for each hour they give to voluntary work.

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Sitra Bulletin: 'No more throw away people'

David Russell, the Head of Health and Social Care, describes how Spice strives to transform public services and communities in the UK by building a system of Time Credits.

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New start: 'It's about time'

A new breed of time banking is injecting a fresh sense of purpose and energy into some of the most deprived areas of Wales. Having proved its worth, organisers now want to take the approach to England.

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Click on Wales: 'Adding Spice to regeneration and social renewal'

Ben Dineen describes how timebanking is transforming some of Wales’s most deprived communities. Public Service Management Wales describe Time Credits as “a modern language for active citizenship” and “money for the civil society”. This not just another incentive scheme, it is a radical new language.

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Leading Wales Awards finalists

The Leading Wales Awards 2012: Women in leadership runner-up

Spice chief executive Becky Booth reaches the final in the 'women in leadership' category of the Leading Wales Awards.

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Richard Stubs, former MD of NHS Global

The Guardian: 'Health Innovation Awards 2013' – Partnership Innovation runner-up

The Guardian Healthcare Innovation Awards celebrate best practice across different areas of the healthcare sector. Spice and The Young Foundation picked up the second-place gong for the Uplift project.

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Becky Booth, Ben and Jerry's

Ben and Jerry's: 'Join Our Core 2013' - Finalist

Watch a snippet of the pitch that bagged Spice a finalist spot in Ben & Jerry's worldwide community business contest.

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The Guardian: 'Britain's 50 New Radicals'

The Observer joined forces with Nesta to find examples of inspirational Britons improving the lives of people and communities across the country in radical and creative ways.

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