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‘Businesses in Community and Co-operative Ownership’   Facilitator: Mark Simmonds Webinar: Wednesday 27 April from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  Recording now available on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/PhPxxL-hDFY


Community Wealth Building can play a key role in tackling poverty in Northern Ireland

By independent researcher Mary McManus Destitution and poverty in Northern Ireland is predicted to soar. Now more than ever as well as helping people mitigate poverty, we need to take… Read more


An overview of co-operative development from UK based practitioners

Tiziana O’Hara has recently contributed to an article in Co-op News highlighting the challenges faced by small co-ops in NI. The article was written by Rebecca Harvey in Co-op News… Read more


‪#Levellingup – Ballymacash Celebrate £300k Bid

  Ballymacash Sports Academy outside Lisburn recently secured £300k from a successful bid from the UK Government’s Community Ownership Fund. NI Minister of State, Conor Burns congratulated the Academy when… Read more


10 New Groups Cultivate Community Farming

Cultivating Community Farming Induction day An induction day brought together 10 early-stage community-farming projects who between them are the recipients of a new innovative community farming Cultivating Community Farming (CCF)… Read more


Meet Tebibu Solomon – Co-op Alternative’s new Intern from University College Cork

  I’m from Ethiopia. In 2016, I earned a BSc in Information Science from the University of Gondar. I worked for nearly five years in Ethiopia in an Investment and… Read more


Take Part in the 1-Metre Feedbank Challenge!

  Good to Grow, NI’s only horticultural co-op will launch the 1 metre feedbank challenge on Saturday 16 April at the monthly Urban Market in CS Lewis Square, Belfast. The… Read more


New Webinar – Businesses in Community and Co-operative Ownership

Date: 27 April 2022 – 12.00 to 13.30 Title: ‘Businesses in Community and Co-operative Ownership’ Facilitator: Mark Simmonds This webinar is part of Co-operative Skills Series 2022 funded by the… Read more