May Launch for Ballymacash New Share Offer!

A new community share offer launch date of Monday 16 May 2022 has been announced for Ballymacash Sports Academy outside Lisburn. This will allow more members of the community to… Read more


Co-op Alternatives Board meets with Rose Marley, Co-ops UK CEO

Last week Co-op Alternatives Directors had a very positive meeting with Rose Marley, the recently appointed CEO at Co-operatives UK and Gareth Wright, Members Relation Officer. Co-op Alternatives welcomed Ms… Read more


Get Ready to Grow 2.0 – A year of Achievements

Get Ready to Grow, a support programme funded by Co-op Foundation, was delivered between 2020-2022.  The programme helped 22 different groups to improve, protect and reconnect with the environment. The… Read more


Co-operatives the Sustainable Choice!

      Join us for a free online workshop where we will focus on the many benefits of co-operatives, highlighting the important impact on community energy & the green… Read more


‘Raising Money the Co-operative Way’

  Facilitator: Andy Cocktaildress Webinar: Wednesday 25 May 2022 from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  We have invited practitioners from around UK and far afield to share their knowledge and skills. They will help us… Read more


‘Managing your Finance Demystified’

  Facilitator: Andy Cocktaildress Webinar: Wednesday 1 June  2022  from 12.00pm – 1.30pm  This webinar is part of the Co-operative Skills Series 2022. Co-operative Skills 2022 is a series of webinars aimed… Read more


Watch again!

‘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