Monthly Archives: January 2020

Tameside Co-operative Summit – Co-operative Working in Tameside

8th January, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

On 3 October 2019 representatives from local public sector, voluntary and community organisations met with elected members and council officers at Dukinfield Town Hall for the Tameside Co-operative Summit.  The summit was a fantastic opportunity to showcase how co-operative working is already improving people’s lives in Tameside as well as share and explore ideas for ...

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Together Enterprise Rochdale – helping co-operatives flourish – The Co-operative College

19th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Rochdale is the birthplace of the co-operative movement and the town is currently undergoing a co-operative resurgence.  The Co-operative College is playing a key role in supporting Rochdale Council, other anchor institutions and the local community, to draw on learnings from its co-operative heritage to develop a fairer town for everyone. Alongside the Council, Rochdale ...

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Co-operatives UK, Provision of strategic support to Plymouth City Council

18th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Why PCC wanted to do the work Plymouth City Councils (PCC) Corporate Plan sets co-operative working as a strategic value and wanted to set an action plan for increasing the number of businesses in the city that are owned and run co-operatively.  The New Economics Foundation report ‘Co-ops Unleashed, Doubling the Co-operative Economy’ set ambitious ...

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The Preston Co-operative Development Network – Preston City Council

3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The Preston Co-operative Development Network (PCDN) was registered on the 27th July 2017 as a Community Benefit Society governed by co-operative values and principles. The constitution of the PCDN is an integral part of the ‘Preston Model’, and follows the recommendations of a report by the University of Central Lancashire to Preston City Council on ...

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