Monthly Archives: March 2017

Our Co-operative roots are the gateway to future prosperity

29th March, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Councillor Richard Farnell, Leader of Rochdale Borough Council and a Vice Chair of the Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network explains how Rochdale’s co-operative roots are the gateway to future prosperity. Turning around 50 years of long term economic decline is never easy. Ever since Rochdale lost its textile manufacturing base to cheap foreign imports in the ...

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Edinburgh a Cooperative Council

1st March, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Councillor Joan Griffiths MBE, Vice Convenor Health Social Care and Housing of Edinburgh Council, shares the speech she gave at the Joint CCIN / Co-operative Party Fringe event held on Saturday 25th February at the Scottish Labour Party Conference in Perth. A Council that does things ‘with people’ rather than ‘to people’. Thank you for the opportunity to speak ...

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