New Resourceful Co-op Online Knowledge Base

  A new Co-operative Alternatives resource funded by the Belfast City Council, will ease access to essential information for anyone interested in co-ops in Northern Ireland. The new Frequently Asked… Read more


May Launch for Ballymacash New Share Offer!

A new community share offer launch date of Monday 16 May 2022 has been announced for Ballymacash Sports Academy outside Lisburn. This will allow more members of the community to… Read more


Co-op Alternatives Board meets with Rose Marley, Co-ops UK CEO

Last week Co-op Alternatives Directors had a very positive meeting with Rose Marley, the recently appointed CEO at Co-operatives UK and Gareth Wright, Members Relation Officer. Co-op Alternatives welcomed Ms… Read more


Get Ready to Grow 2.0 – A year of Achievements

Get Ready to Grow, a support programme funded by Co-op Foundation, was delivered between 2020-2022.  The programme helped 22 different groups to improve, protect and reconnect with the environment. The… Read more


Co-operatives the Sustainable Choice!

      Join us for a free online workshop where we will focus on the many benefits of co-operatives, highlighting the important impact on community energy & the green… Read more


‘Learning to Disagree with Each Other and still Make Good Decisions’

Facilitator: Abbie Kempson Webinar: Wednesday 11 May 2022 from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  Co-operatives exist for the benefit of their members, placing people firmly at the centre of how they operate. In our… Read more


‘Raising Money the Co-operative Way’

  Facilitator: Andy Cocktaildress Webinar: Wednesday 25 May 2022 from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  We have invited practitioners from around UK and far afield to share their knowledge and skills. They will help us… Read more


‘Managing your Finance Demystified’

  Facilitator: Andy Cocktaildress Webinar: Wednesday 1 June  2022  from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  This webinar is part of the Co-operative Skills Series 2022. Co-operative Skills 2022 is a series of webinars aimed… Read more