A New Path for Doubling the Size of the Co-operative Sector

A lively discussion on the New Economics Foundation report “Co-operative Unleashed – Doubling the size of the UK’s Co-operative Sector” was hosted by Co-operative Alternatives in October in Belfast. Claire… Read more

Co-own farmland with Jubilee Farm

Launched on the 20th October, this new community share offer is the 10th share offer Co-operative Alternatives  have supported. The share offer will allow the newly established Jubilee Community Benefit… Read more

Co-operatives Unleashed – A Local Perspective

ANNUAL SEMINAR AND 2018 AGM TUESDAY, 16th October 2018 from 6.00 to 8.30. Registration and refreshments from 5.30. Culturlann Centre, Falls Road, Belfast To register for a free place go… Read more

5 years of supporting co-operatives

On International Co-operative Day, Co-operative Alternatives launched “Our impact – 5 years of progress” . The infographics sum up the contribution we made to the local co-operative economy via our… Read more

New community owned sports academy a chance to change lives

The public is being given the chance to improve the lives of young and old alike by investing in Northern Ireland’s first community run sports academy. Ballymacash Sports Academy is… Read more

Collaboration and co-operation key to NI’s economic future say experts

ED Mayo, General Secretary of Co-operatives UK told an audience of co-operative members and supporters in Belfast that the only way that NI businesses can succeed in a global market,… Read more

Diversity, drive and community: co-op ethos shines through on NI study tour

The sun blazed down on a glorious spring day at the Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative as a large group of people peered into the River Bann and heard about how… Read more

Join us for FREE tour of NI co-ops

Award-winning Craft beer, expertly refurbished bikes, delicious organic bread and much sought after Lough Neagh eels – what do they have in common? They are all products of successful co-operatives… Read more