Northern Mutual campaign – New website coming soon!

Supporting the campaign for a community bank in Northern Ireland has been the focus of Co-operative Alternatives for the past few years. Northern Mutual Ltd. is an active co-operative that… Read more

SE and Co-op Business Support now available from Belfast City Council

If you need support to start-up and develop your co-operative, the Belfast City Council can help out. Watch the new video on what the social economy is on Social economy… Read more

The Society for Co-operative Studies of Ireland

Freepik.The Society for Co-operative Studies of Ireland is a member based organisation (SCSI), established in 1991, to increase awareness of co-operatives. It has a membership of over 100 individuals including… Read more

Get ready for 2023 Co-ops Day on the 1st July!

Co-operators from all around the world will discuss the relationship between the cooperative movement and each of the Sustainable Development Goals, from the first to the 17th. The format will… Read more

Co-op Congress 2023

Co-op Congress – one of the highlights of the co-operative calendar – is taking place at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel in Manchester on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 June… Read more

Carrickfergus Greengrocers has now over 100 members!

Following the Carrickfergus Town Hall launch on Wednesday 5 April 2023, Carrick Greengrocers has now 109 members and raised around £10,000! There is still time, the offer will end on… Read more

Student Housing Co-ops – Belfast meets Cork!

Pictured at the Student Housing event in Cork Ryan Harling. Scott Jennings from Students Co-op Homes. also attended this interesting event. Cork Student Housing Co-op are a group of third-level… Read more

Cultivating Community Farming – Jubilee workshop on Marketing and Tourism

An excellent day out was had with the Cultivating Community Farming groups attending a workshop on Marketing and Tourism by Portia Woods. The Cultivating Community Farming is a programme of… Read more