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Latest news and press releases from the Wales Co-operative Centre.

Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas celebrates winning top UK award

9 Jul 2014

Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas in Denbighshire has won a prestigious award from the Plunkett Foundation.   The Pwllglas community rallied to save their village shop when it was threatened with closure.

Rhondda-based Greenstream Flooring CIC swoops up four national awards

8 Jul 2014

On Thursday 3rd July, Rhondda-based social enterprise, Greenstream Flooring CIC, was awarded the highly prestigious Materials Recycling World (MRW) Resource Management Business of the Year (small)...

Wales Co-operative Centre appoints Andrew Jones in new role

8 Jul 2014

The Wales Co-operative Centre, the leading agency in Wales for co-operatives and social businesses, has appointed Andrew Jones as its new Business Development Manager.    Mr Jones joins the...

New report offers ‘statement of intent’ to develop quality co-operative care for vulnerable citizens

1 Jul 2014

Co-operatives UK, the Wales Co-operative Centre and Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales launch a new report into the potential for stimulating co-operative delivery of social care in Britain, at an event...

Chief Executive of Wales’ leading co-operative development organisation welcomes Minister for Economy, Science and Transport’s response to the Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report

25 Jun 2014

Derek Walker, the Chief Executive of the Wales Co-operative Centre, welcomed today’s response by the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport to the Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals...

Office move marks new chapter for Wales Co-operative Centre

25 Jun 2014

The Wales Co-operative Centre, Wales’ leading social business support agency, has moved from its home of over thirty years to new premises in Caerphilly.    The Centre is merging its...

New Welsh Co-operative Pioneers leading the way

20 Jun 2014

Fourteen modern co-operative pioneers from across Wales have gathered together to participate in a photo-shoot to celebrate the start of Co-operatives Fortnight 2014.   The photo-shoot mirrors...

Citizen Directed Co-operative promises greater citizen voice, control and independence for disabled people in Wales

16 Jun 2014

Disability Wales is celebrating receiving a much sought after Big Lottery Innovation Grant to support a new project to be delivered in partnership with the Wales Co-operative Centre, which will...

Inspiration and education on offer at prestigious Social Enterprise Wales Awards and Conference

10 Jun 2014

There will be both inspiration and education on offer at the Social Enterprise Wales 2014 Awards and  Conference, which are being held at Glasdir in Llanwrst near Llandudno. The Social...

Clothes re-use consortium launches in Colwyn Bay

10 Jun 2014

A new community sector consortium has launched a textile sorting facility in Colwyn Bay. Draig Tex is a collaboration between three north Wales social enterprises, Crest Co-operative, Antur Waunfawr...