Co-operative Alternatives along with Co-operatives UK, recently met with the Minister for Communities,, to discuss the role that all types of co-operatives play; from workers, to housing to community co-operatives in… Read more
A warm welcome to a new registered co-operative that Co-op Alternatives have supported via the Belfast City Council programme. Northern Mutual Community Bank will be making a lot of noise… Read more
Less than ten years ago, community shares were almost unheard of. Yet since 2012, £155 million has been raised by 104,203 people in the process saving and creating more… Read more
Co-operative Alternatives wish all our members, supporters and co-operators a warm Christmas full of promise for 2021. See you all then!
During November and December 2020 Co-op Alternatives in conjunction with the Belfast City Council, ran two successful series of free training webinars focusing on raising awareness of inspiring cooperatives on… Read more
The final webinar of the series ‘The Transformational Power of Co-operatives’ was on Tuesday the 24th from 12.00 to 14.00. The topic we discussed was housing. Community- led housing and… Read more
We are delighted to announce a new Webinar series called ‘Co-operative Skills’ and open these webinars to anyone involved in co-ops or anyone thinking to set up their own co-op…. Read more
With the fourth webinar of the series ‘The Transformational Power of Co-operatives’, we are delighted to introduce to our audiences two excellent co-operatives that have transformed the way we can… Read more