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

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...

Swansea Gymnastics Centre wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

30 Jul 2014

Swansea Gymnastics Centre, a social enterprise which offers over 25 gymnastics classes per week, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government's digital inclusion programme.  ...

Pembrokeshire Machinery Co-operative wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

29 Jul 2014

A Pembrokeshire co-operative, Pembrokeshire Machinery Ring Ltd, that provides services to support rural businesses, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government's digital inclusion...

Denbighshire voluntary services council wins Welsh Government backing to move into the ‘cloud’

29 Jul 2014

Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council (DVSC), has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will assist the organisation to...

Kelly’s committed to getting Caerphilly online

29 Jul 2014

Risca digital volunteer Kelly Morris believes that volunteering for Get Caerphilly Online has built her confidence and improved her chances of getting a job as well as helping people in the borough...

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...