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

WCVA Third Sector Awards

3 Feb 2015

The winners of Wales Council for Voluntary Action’s (WCVA) prestigious Third Sector Awards Cymru 2014 were announced last night at a gala dinner hosted by BBC Wales presenter Jason Mohammad at...

Drop in to stay safe online

28 Jan 2015

Drop-in sessions in libraries and community venues across Wales will be offering advice on using the internet safely next week (week commencing 9th February). Welsh Government digital inclusion...

A Hollywood actor will launch a new cinema experience in North Wales

28 Jan 2015

Two Wales Co-operative Centre clients are working together to bring a new cinema experience to Old Colwyn.    Charity TAPE, has teamed up with social enterprise, Crest Co-operative, to...

National businesses throw their weight behind SE Wales awards

27 Jan 2015

Two national businesses responsible for giving a helping hand to Welsh social enterprises are also backing a new awards scheme recognising some of the most successful ones.   Charity Bank and...

Local charity helps nearly 100 low income households in the run up to Christmas

27 Jan 2015

Rhondda Cynon Taf based re-use and recycle charity toogoodtowaste helped over 90 low income households during the run up to Christmas after holding its annual Christmas event in the Aberdare branch...

Inspiration, Leadership and Achievement in a Digital World

23 Jan 2015

TV personality and education advocate Maggie Philbin will host the Communities 2.0 Celebration of Achievement Awards at the Swalec Stadium on Thursday 26th February. The awards recognise community...

Digital Conference celebrates 50,000 people getting online for the first time!

14 Jan 2015

A unique conference to celebrate the impact of the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 digital inclusion programme takes place in Cardiff next month. The Communities 2.0 Conference will run from...

What new steps can we take to tackle poverty in Wales?

13 Jan 2015

Wales Co-operative Centre launches online campaign to investigate new approaches to tackling poverty 'Tackling Poverty Fortnight’ will feature blog posts from experts across Wales, discussing...

Conwy support agency wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

8 Jan 2015

Community and Voluntary Support Conwy (CVSC) has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme, to upgrade its ICT equipment.    Community...

Planning permission granted for new Carmarthen housing co-operative

7 Jan 2015

Not for profit housing provider Gwalia has been granted planning permission to build 27 new homes on land off Heol Dyfnallt in Carmarthen.   Gwalia is working in partnership with Carmarthenshire...