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Houghton and Wyton Community Shop

2024-02-22T15:20:09+00:00

Houghton and Wyton Community Shop is an inspiring example of just what can be achieved when individuals come together to save an asset at risk of being lost, as well as the impact community-owned businesses can have on those around them. Houghton and Wyton is a village in Cambridgeshire [...]

Houghton and Wyton Community Shop2024-02-22T15:20:09+00:00

New programme’s first grant to revitalise village social club

2024-02-22T15:44:58+00:00

A community group based in a village near Ely are the first grant recipients of a new programme made possible by a partnership between Plunkett UK and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. Haddenham Sports and Social Club will use the development and feasibility grant of £5,000 to revitalise their building [...]

New programme’s first grant to revitalise village social club2024-02-22T15:44:58+00:00

Community Ownership: A Way Forward for Wales

2024-02-20T09:37:46+00:00

New research by Plunkett UK, commissioned and funded by Building Communities Trust (BCT), sets out recommendations to grow the community ownership sector in Wales. Click here to download the Executive Summary (Welsh) Click here to download the full report (Welsh) Click here to download the Executive [...]

Community Ownership: A Way Forward for Wales2024-02-20T09:37:46+00:00

New identity is rooted in Margaret Digby

2024-02-13T10:12:07+00:00

The leaf icon that plays a central role in Plunkett’s refreshed brand visuals is inspired by a significant person from the charity’s past. “Remarkable and indomitable… dedicated… intelligent… untiring” – these are just some of the adjectives used on the sleeve of the book, The Little Nut Tree, to describe [...]

New identity is rooted in Margaret Digby2024-02-13T10:12:07+00:00

A right of first refusal for community groups

2024-01-19T16:59:05+00:00

The long-awaited report from the Community Ownership Commission has been published, reaffirming’s UK Labour’s ambition for a ‘Community Right to Buy’. The report entitled ‘Unleashing Community Ownership’, which Plunkett contributed to, including data from our Keep in the Community (KIITC) platform, was commissioned by Labour last year, and has been published by [...]

A right of first refusal for community groups2024-01-19T16:59:05+00:00

Lots to learn – and plenty to be excited about

2024-01-16T19:35:34+00:00

Our new Communications Manager, Andrew Dubock, reflects on his first fortnight in the post. I must admit, being the ‘new boy’ at a charity with a century of history, reach and influence across the UK, and which is experiencing a period of exciting growth and opportunities is a daunting one. Yet, it’s [...]

Lots to learn – and plenty to be excited about2024-01-16T19:35:34+00:00

Open for business – thanks to the local community

2024-01-12T15:51:48+00:00

As seen on BBC’s The One Show, there’s a growing interest in local community groups taking on a shared ownership of a variety of businesses across the UK. Plunkett’s support for a range of alternative types of community-owned businesses has been showcased in a piece on BBC’s The One Show. The feature, [...]

Open for business – thanks to the local community2024-01-12T15:51:48+00:00
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