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

New Welsh Government housing initiative for Carmarthen

11 Sep 2014

Gwalia is working in partnership with Carmarthenshire County Council to deliver a new Welsh Government pilot project to provide co-operative housing in Carmarthen.    Housing co-operatives...

North Wales Social Entrepreneurs lead the shortlist for prestigious business awards

10 Sep 2014

North Wales Social enterprises and social entrepreneurs lead the shortlisted nominations for the Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2014, which will be held on Tuesday 30th September at Glasdir in...

400-strong Social Economy Alliance launches UK election manifesto, urging politicians to get behind Britain’s growing social economy

9 Sep 2014

  Manifesto asks parties to support social economy alternatives - community energy schemes, social enterprises and co-operative housing. The Wales Co-operative Centre is a founding partner of...

toogoodtowaste & Greenstream Flooring CIC celebrate UK’s first Social Saturday in Rhondda Cynon Taf

9 Sep 2014

toogoodtowaste and Greenstream Flooring CIC, both based in R.C.T, are working together to mark the UK’s first Social Saturday on 13 September 2014.   toogoodtowaste is a re-use and...

Investment in Welsh co-operative housing to create more affordable housing

28 Aug 2014

Affordable housing options boosted by Nationwide Foundation’s investment in Welsh Co-operative Housing project   Wales Co-operative Centre is extending an innovative project intended to...

Minister visits Gilfach Goch Computer Classes

27 Aug 2014

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Jeff Cuthbert AM visited Gilfach Goch Community Association last week to see how the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 project is helping...

Community arts charity wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

11 Aug 2014

Artis Community, an arts charity based in Pontypridd, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will help the organisation to...

All roads lead to Llanrwst. North Wales conference venue becomes the centre of Social Enterprise in Wales on October 1st

8 Aug 2014

Welsh social entrepreneurs and business experts from across the UK will converge on Glasdir in North Wales on Wednesday 1st October for the annual Social Enterprise Wales Conference. This year Wales...

Nominations for the 8th edition of the Philip Baxendale Awards are now open

30 Jul 2014

The Philip Baxendale Awards, one of the most coveted accolades available for companies and individuals operating in the fast expanding employee ownership sector are now in their eight year.

Valleys charity wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

30 Jul 2014

An independent charity that provides respite services for carers in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government's digital inclusion...