Raglan push ahead with plans for Spring Share Offer

Plans are on track for the launch of a Community Share Offer in the Spring of 2017 by the Raglan Community Development and Renovation Society in Harryville, Ballymena. Despite concerns… Read more


Free workshops: Is a Co-op Right for You?

We are running two free training days – Here are details of ‘Is a Co-op Right for You?’  – Derry/Londonderry on February 16  and Cookstown on February 23. The full… Read more


Virtual roundtable: Leeds Community Homes recorded webcast available

On the 14th December, we held a virtual roundtable event as part of the series Go Social – Nuts and Bolts on Co-operatives with co-housing schemes in Belfast, Leeds and London…. Read more


Co-operatives nuts and bolts – exploring co-housing projects

The theme of this session is co-housing projects.   Wednesday, 14th December 2016 Social Economy Village, Work West, 1B Hannahstown Hill, Belfast, BT17 0XS Time: 1.30 – 3.30   This… Read more


Call for Stormont to support co-operative model

Stormont Executive was urged today to do more to support the Co-operative Movement – a vital source of jobs and wealth generation to the Northern Ireland economy. The call was… Read more


GO SOCIAL – new support for co-ops in Belfast

  Go Social: Social Spark event Tuesday 28 June 2016 9.30am – 4pm (lunch will be provided) Malone House Are you interested in learning more about setting up a social… Read more


Why co-operatives should not be ignored in NI and Co-operative Alternatives AGM.

  The Barge (near the Waterfront), Laynon Quay Belfast BT1 3LG Tuesday 21st June 2016 from 12.00 REGISTRATION OPEN NOW: https://co-operativealternatives2016.eventbrite.co.uk or by sending an email to tiziana@coopalternatives.coop This is… Read more


LAST WEEK FOR APPLICATION TO THE HIVE – Co-operative Business Support

The Hive is a support programme for groups who want to explore the co-operative model. Co-operative Alternatives is the preferred provider in NI. Interested groups can avail of free workshops by completing… Read more