After the success of More Than a Pub Live! Membership Officer Tasha Bevan reports back on the launch of the Community Pubs Membership Network.
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Locality has announced a new £3.2m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, funded by Power to Change, to offer tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to 150 groups to develop their projects.
The sale of Orleton's Boot Inn to a Community Benefit Society after it closed for 18 months has been completed.
Local village shops owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed. However, it is not all good news as the report highlights a reduction in the number of community shops open and trading for the first time since records began.
Local pubs owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed, according to a report by the Plunkett Foundation.
2019 is a landmark year for Plunkett Foundation, and indeed the whole community business sector, as it celebrates 100 years of supporting Rural Community Business.
The People's Choice Award celebrated the dedication and commitment of an outstanding individual who has gone above and beyond in their contribution to their community business.
The Investing in Local People Award celebrated the efforts of community businesses which go above and beyond to support and invest in their staff, volunteers and service users.
The Diversifying to Make a Difference Award celebrated one community business embracing diversification to strengthen their business and improve the experience of their customers alongside the lives of the people in the local community.
The Community Story of the Year Award recognised the stories that capture how community businesses provide a role in supporting individuals and community life.