Blog

Read the latest blogs from Plunkett below. If you’d like to contribute to our blog, contact us.

  • May 25, 2022
    Putting Communities in Charge of the UK Shared Prosperity...
  • May 23, 2022
    Plunkett Foundation seeks temporary data admin support post
  • May 19, 2022
    Nominate Plunkett for a Movement for Good award
  • May 16, 2022
    Creating a community-owned pub on the Isle of Bute,...
  • May 13, 2022
    A review of the Queen's Speech
  • April 28, 2022
    Focus Groups for Community Pubs and Shops
  • April 4, 2022
    Updating Your Model Rules
  • March 23, 2022
    The Spring Budget Statement
  • Community fundraising
    March 23, 2022
    Why is Plunkett fundraising?
  • February 24, 2022
    A place of true partnership – Broad Chalke’s community...
  • February 14, 2022
    Levelling Up White Paper and community-owned businesses
  • February 11, 2022
    Dunsfold secures its future through community-ownership & affordable homes
  • February 7, 2022
    Young people and loneliness in rural areas
  • January 19, 2022
    Amberley Shop - planning a hub within its church
  • January 14, 2022
    Community Pubs - 10 things we wish we'd known
  • January 7, 2022
    Sharing expert advice and experience with Welsh community businesses
  • December 31, 2021
    A message from James Alcock, Plunkett Foundation CEO on...
  • December 16, 2021
    Leiston Community Church Garden
  • November 26, 2021
    Community businesses locating in places of active worship
  • November 5, 2021
    Five ways that community businesses are fighting the climate...
  • October 26, 2021
    More than a Pub Event: Inspiring & Developing Community...
  • October 19, 2021
    Film: Supporting Community Business
  • October 15, 2021
    Launching Plunkett's Community Food Strategy
  • October 7, 2021
    Blenheim sponsors study visit to Oxfordshire Community Pubs
  • October 7, 2021
    Launching the 2021 Community Pubs & Shops: A Better...
  • October 5, 2021
    Creating Fairer Food for All
  • October 4, 2021
    New Autumn & Winter Training Programme
  • October 1, 2021
    Managing volunteers during the pandemic
  • September 22, 2021
    Research Opportunity - Understanding Community Business Cold Spot Areas
  • September 1, 2021
    The benefits of community-owned businesses in places of worship
  • August 26, 2021
    More than a Pub - Final Report & Reflections
  • July 28, 2021
    Choosing a legal structure
  • Bakery buns
    July 26, 2021
    Church kitchen proves perfect place to bake community’s daily...
  • July 23, 2021
    The Future Needs of the Community Pub Sector
  • July 20, 2021
    Report of the Annual General Meeting 2021
  • July 16, 2021
    UK Government Community Ownership Fund is now live
  • July 15, 2021
    Plunkett Foundation’s Annual General Meeting 2021
  • June 15, 2021
    Plunkett response to the extension of Covid restrictions in...
  • June 8, 2021
    People, community-ownership and taking a moment to say thanks.
  • June 1, 2021
    Celebrating Community Business Volunteers
  • June 1, 2021
    Simple steps to establishing a community business in a...
  • May 21, 2021
    Help Save the West Midlands’ Iconic Pubs
  • May 20, 2021
    James Alcock: Walk For Plunkett & a heartfelt thank...
  • May 12, 2021
    Walking for Plunkett in support of community businesses
  • May 10, 2021
    Support for Scottish Community Businesses
  • May 7, 2021
    Charge My Street - community electric vehicle chargepoints
  • April 9, 2021
    Harnessing positive environmental impact: Greener Community Business Virtual Summit
  • March 19, 2021
    Funding Friday – raising & managing funds for community...
  • March 12, 2021
    Supporting local fresh food through community farming
  • March 11, 2021
    Plunkett's Budget Briefing For Members - Update
  • March 3, 2021
    Budget Response 2021
  • February 24, 2021
    Save SITR – a Vital Tax Relief for Community...
  • February 22, 2021
    Plunkett calls for a clear Roadmap for reopening Community...
  • February 17, 2021
    Our commitment to a more diverse, equitable and inclusive...
  • February 10, 2021
    Progressing Plunkett's Policy & Advocacy Ambitions
  • January 29, 2021
    Celebrating Village Halls Week
  • January 8, 2021
    James Alcock: A message of continued support
  • December 18, 2020
    James Alcock: A new chapter of hope and positivity...
  • December 3, 2020
    Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to...
  • November 25, 2020
    Rural Vision Film is our rallying call for action
  • November 10, 2020
    Yellow edges of Leaves - Nature connection in Lockdown
  • October 30, 2020
    Two reports that show the power of community can...
  • September 25, 2020
    How the Hopkins Plunkett scheme helped village shops
  • September 21, 2020
    Plunkett Foundation’s Annual General Meeting 2020
  • September 21, 2020
    A guide to online AGMs
  • September 10, 2020
    Funding from the National Lottery Community Fund comes at...
  • September 8, 2020
    Secure the future of rural communities with Plunkett Foundation...
  • September 8, 2020
    A message from Margaret Clark CBE
  • August 24, 2020
    A guide to track and trace
  • July 8, 2020
    The Public Works Loan Board Lending Facility - another...
  • June 25, 2020
    Celebrating the efforts of volunteers during lockdown
  • June 23, 2020
    Community spirit powers lockdown emergency delivery service
  • June 12, 2020
    James Hopkins: Supporting community businesses in East Anglia
  • May 15, 2020
    Wellbeing: taking care of yourself, staff and volunteers
  • April 17, 2020
    Business support for dealing with Covid-19
  • April 8, 2020
    Volunteering –a challenging role
  • February 5, 2020
    People must be empowered to prosper