Rabble Co-op Taking back the City Through Mapping Project

The State of Belfast is an evolving interactive mapping tool produced by the Take Back the City coalition. Its purpose is to provide communities, activists, professionals, public servants and politicians… Read more

Scholarship Opportunities for MSc Cooperatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development from UCC!

Courtesy University College Cork University of Cork have announced they are offering 60 full scholarships from non-EU country students. This offer is for the 2022-23 academic year. The MSc in… Read more

Plans announced for a community bank in Wales

Cambria Cydfuddiannol Limited (CCL), a co-operative society,has assiduously worked on the campaign for a community bank in Wales – Banc Cambria. Monmouthshire Building Society is a Welsh based building society… Read more

Northern Mutual and how to join the local community bank campaign

Northern Mutual have a vision for a bank with a difference: a mutual owned by the members and based in NI only. That means Northern Mutual put members first, answering… Read more

Second Hempcrete Workshop a Great Success

  A great turnout for this very hands-on workshop! Participants learn how to shutter and fill with hempcrete at the latest workshop, led by Professor Tom Woolley.  

Applications invited for 2022 Belfast City Council Support Programme which is now open!

Got a great idea for a new co-op? Applications are invited for the 2022 Social Enterprise and Co-operative Support Programme which is now open. The programme is funded by the… Read more

Co-op Alternatives would like to wish you . . .

Carbon Innovation Fund

Co-op Foundation is offering funding of between £75k and £100k to support food and farming projects that are tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Carbon Innovation… Read more