CROWDTHERMAL – Empowering Society to Participate in Geothermal Projects

Webinar – 10-11am Friday 3 September 2021 This interesting webinar hosted by Queen’s University Centre for Sustainability, Equality and Climate Action (SECA), the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) and… Read more

Join The Dots Participatory Budgeting – Creating Connections!

Collaboration for Change (CfC) and partners are delighted to announce the launch of Join the Dots Participatory Budgeting (PB) around the theme of creating connections. CfC is a collective of organisations… Read more

Hempcrete Workshop

Holywood Mens’ Shed, Redburn Park, Holywood Saturday September 25 – 10.30 am to 3pm A hempcrete workshop will be delivered by Tom Woolley, Architect and Natural Builder from Crossgar and… Read more

Don’t forget our Webinars Calendar Sept – Oct 2021

22ndSeptember 2021: Community Shares: what are they? A free training webinar on community shares for anyone interested in raising capital via a community share offer in Northern Ireland. __________________________________________________________… Read more

A new housing supply strategy: an opportunity for alternative housing models

Image courtesy – Co-operative Alternatives took part in one of the round-table events organised by the Department for Communities on the new housing supply strategy. According to the Department,… Read more

New Community Ownership Fund (COF) and community shares

Launched on the 15thJuly 2021, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have now opened the first round bidding to the new Community Ownership Fund. The Community Ownership Fund… Read more

‘Rebuilding Better Together’ with Co-ops in 2021

The conference ‘Rebuilding Better Together’ was held on the 1st of July 2021 online to celebrate Co-operative International Day. The event showcased a great number of co-operatives across North and… Read more

Huddle together for Co-op Fortnight & celebrate cooperation!

Over this year’s  Co-op Fortnight – (21 June – 4 July) we celebrated all existing & emerging local co-ops – and the ones yet to start! Co-ops have shown resilience… Read more