Springing into spring

Community secures keys to The Locks Inn

CCF Spring News

We were delighted to support residents of the Waveney Valley on the borders of Norfolk and Suffolk as they rallied together at impressive speed despite the restrictions of a global pandemic to purchase and renovate iconic riverside pub The Locks Inn.

Read more about their new community pub here

London #ComBiz - apply by funding 3rd May

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Community Business in London have until the 3rd of May to apply to be part of Boosting Community Business London (Track 2) – a development grant up to Β£10,000 for community businesses looking to undertake a community share offer

Read more here in the lower part of our blog

AGM 2021
Reminder - our AGM will be online on the 23rd June. Save the date now and look out for more info soon.

Read more here

Ever wanted to own a farm? You can with Kindling Trust!

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We have been so proud to work with Manchester based Veg Box People and we’re thrilled to hear that The Kindling Trust, the co-operative to which they are connected, is buying a community owned farm.

Even more excitingly, you can be one of the owners! Find out how here

Hot off the press

Here are a few news stories that have caught our eye recently

πŸ—³ Voting is open until for the Co-op of the Year Awards until midnight on June 1st - cast your vote here

β˜€️Three new sites for Brighton Energy Co-op

πŸ’» There's arsenic in our sugar, and inequality in our tech

πŸ’· Capital Credit Union in Edinburgh have introduced a benefits calculator

πŸ“… Events round up

πŸšΆπŸΎβ€β™€️ Fancy a walk? Join Plunkett Foundation as they stride out in May to support community business

πŸ‘‰πŸΎNew to Co-operatives Uk? Join their next monthly New Member Meeting

β˜€️ Dates are set for the Stir to Action Festival - dare we hope it will come off in person?

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