John Hewitt Bar becomes Beer-centric Hub for Boundary Brewery

John Hewitt Bar, Courtesy Belfast Live Drumlin   Named after the famous Belfast poet, the bar on Belfast’s Donegall Street owned by Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre will now be run… Read more

Drumlin Energy Co-op Shortlisted at SENI

Drumlin Energy Co-op have been shortlisted for this years annual Social Enterprise NI Awards (SENI) which takes place at Crowne Plaza Belfast on 14 October 2022. Drumlin are proud to… Read more

Belfast Students’ Housing Webinar

  The Belfast Students Housing Co-op initiative, led by students and officers of Ulster University and Queen’s University Student’s Unions is supported by Co-operative Alternatives and Student Co-op Homes, is holding… Read more

Northern Construction Co-op webinar

Northern Construction Co-op, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, is well on its way to bring about a combined construction approach operating within co-operative values. This interesting webinar… Read more

Good to Grow Co-op Help Acquired Brain Injury Participants Develop New Garden

Good to Grow Co-op, Northern Ireland only horticultural co-operative, have been busy over the summer providing social and therapeutic horticulture with Brain Injury Matters, Belfast. Participants with acquired brain injuries… Read more

Social Economy Incentive Fund Now Open!

The Belfast City Council Social Economy Incentive Fund is now open. With funding up to £10,000 available the fund is for applications for social enterprises or co-operative businesses based in… Read more

A Co-operative category at the 2022 SENI AWARD!

Still time to apply for 2022 SENI Award to Co-operatives! Open to Cooperatives that can truly demonstrate and communicate their impact with their stakeholders and members. Application from .NEW Deadline:2nd… Read more

Climate Clever!

  Co-op Alternatives attended the Climate Clever Communities Summit at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on 15 June. It was a great day of networking. Pictured at the event is Tebibu Solomon… Read more