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

Welsh Government Digital Inclusion Programme helps ‘harder to reach’ groups get online

14 Apr 2014

Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s Digital Inclusion initiative has supported the creation of three pan-Wales pilot projects which aim to provide ICT support to some of the groups least...

Welsh Government backing helps Valleys enterprise to tee off!

10 Apr 2014

A South Wales Valleys social enterprise, which helps to address social problems through the sport of golf, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion...

Abertillery social enterprise wins Welsh Government backing to upgrade community arts training

7 Mar 2014

An Abertillery-based social enterprise which delivers community arts and training throughout South Wales has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion...

Neath Valley company wins Welsh Government backing to boost training facilities

5 Mar 2014

A Glynneath social enterprise, which provides a range of community training and social activities, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion...

Age Cymru secures Welsh Government backing to help more older people get online

3 Mar 2014

The national charity for older people, Age Cymru, along with a number of its associated groups and projects, has received support from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion...

Porthcawl business wins Welsh Government backing to boost counselling services

28 Feb 2014

A Porthcawl social enterprise, which provides a range of counselling services, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme.   The...

Chief Executive of Wales’ leading co-operative development organisation welcomes Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report

21 Feb 2014

Derek Walker, the Chief Executive of the Wales Co-operative Centre, welcomed today’s publication of the report of the Welsh Commission on Co-operatives and Mutuals.   The Wales...

Sports Minister and Wales Football Manager visit Rhondda social enterprise to launch state of the art football facility

31 Jan 2014

A Rhondda social enterprise has launched a new third generation FIFA graded football pitch at its ground in Clydach Vale today (Friday 31st January).    The pitch was officially launched...

Call to IT training providers to contribute to Welsh Government’s online computer course listing

29 Jan 2014

Digital inclusion leaders in Wales are calling on IT training providers to add their courses to a country-wide database of IT training resources.    ‘Computer Courses Near You’...

Minister visits Pembrokeshire food bank charity

23 Jan 2014

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty Jeff Cuthbert today (23 January) visited PATCH (Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship) to see the impact of its support from the Welsh...