Not-for-profit community groups in Cornwall are being invited to ‘power-up’ with the skills they need to build their membership and enjoy the environmental, social and financial benefits of delivering green energy projects thanks to a pioneering new training programme. The …Continue reading →
Renewable energy projects set up with the aim of benefiting local communities have been successful in applying for a loan to make their schemes a reality. Schemes in Gorran, Halvasso, Helford and St Enoder will borrow a total of around …Continue reading →
Building on previous work on Co-op Capitalism by Professor Noreena Hertz, Co-operatives UK is pleased to support a new essay prize and crowd-sourcing website launched by Ethical Consumer, the UK’s leading alternative consumer organisation. What would the world be like …Continue reading →
Well done to Clayton Elliott, one of our business advisors, for being re-accredited with the SFEDI Business Advisor Award. SFEDI is the Government recognised UK Standards Setting Body for Business Support and Business Enterprise.
For all new or established co-operatives and mutuals, or for people /organisations thinking of setting one up. Last year’s conference was a big success and a full house – so book early for this year’s FREE event. With a keynote speech …Continue reading →
Co-operatives UK has today launched the UK’s website for the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives 2012 – www.uk.coop/2012 The website provides information on what is happening across the country and features a range of useful resources about co-operatives and …Continue reading →
Cornish residents with an interest in community owned renewable energy schemes will have the opportunity to get close to the first two wind turbines financed by a Community share issue on Saturday 1st October. Community Power Cornwall will be hosting …Continue reading →