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James Alcock vows that Plunkett will support and fight for community businesses

2020-11-04T15:33:00+00:00

Tomorrow England goes back into lockdown - and though it's not a huge surprise to many, it is not the news any business was hoping for.

James Alcock vows that Plunkett will support and fight for community businesses2020-11-04T15:33:00+00:00

How the Hopkins Plunkett scheme helped village shops

2020-09-25T09:23:04+00:00

Becoming a member of the Plunkett Foundation means you join a growing number of like minded people and organisations all working together to help communities set up and run community businesses as a way of overcoming a range of challenges. Plunkett's membership manager Claire Spendley looks at the benefits of joining a gorwing number o like-minded people and organisations.

How the Hopkins Plunkett scheme helped village shops2020-09-25T09:23:04+00:00

Join us for Plunkett’s Virtual Community Business Fete – celebrating community businesses in 2020

2020-11-13T17:15:15+00:00

On Tuesday 24th November, Plunkett Foundation will be recognising and celebrating the inspiring achievements of community businesses.

Join us for Plunkett’s Virtual Community Business Fete – celebrating community businesses in 20202020-11-13T17:15:15+00:00

A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s Countryside Fund

2019-09-30T12:07:53+00:00

It was late afternoon in the summer holidays, when we visited to meet with Kate, and volunteers behind the counter at the small shop at Islip, and it was buzzing with activity.

A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s Countryside Fund2019-09-30T12:07:53+00:00

Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures

2019-10-15T11:18:50+00:00

The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2019 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community Shops Across the UK more shops and pubs than ever are now in community ownership and are bucking the national trend of rural closures. Survival record of Community Pubs [...]

Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures2019-10-15T11:18:50+00:00

Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the face of Covid-19

2020-10-30T08:56:23+00:00

The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2020 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community Shops Rural community owned businesses were in robust health as Covid-19 hit, and displayed a unique innovation and flexibility to serve those who needed them when Britain was under national lockdown. Known [...]

Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the face of Covid-192020-10-30T08:56:23+00:00