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

Can new Welsh businesses CIC it? Yes they can!

20 Oct 2014

'Meet the Regulator’ seminars in North and South Wales to explore the benefits of the Community  Interest Companies.  Keynote speech by Sara Burgess, Community Interest Company...

Flagship ‘Easy-Read’ website launched to bridge digital divide for disabled people

15 Oct 2014

A new ‘Easy-Read’ website has been launched today aiming to bridge the digital divide for those disabled people who are excluded from the digital revolution.   eAccessibility Wales...

Ambition and vision recognised as Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2014 winners are announced

30 Sep 2014

Social Enterprise of the Year won by Greenstream Flooring CIC One to Watch Category won by Monwel Ltd Social Enterprise Champion Category won by Alison Hill of Caia Park Partnership / Wrexham...

Enabling Wales

26 Sep 2014

‘Enabling Wales’ is a unique new project that seeks to deliver: “An enabling society in which disabled children and adults enjoy the right to independent living and social...

Newport libraries online for digital Fridays

23 Sep 2014

Welsh Government digital inclusion initiative Communities 2.0 is launching a range of ‘Digital Friday’ drop-in sessions in libraries across Newport starting this week.   ...

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...