Case studies

New Denbury Plunkett map of East of England community businesses

2023-04-26T14:31:54+00:00

The Denbury Plunkett Communities scheme produces a map of East of England Community businesses. From the north coast of Norfolk down to Clacton-on-Sea, and from Cambridge across to Southwold, there are 80 extraordinary independent, community-owned businesses for locals and visitors to discover and enjoy. The free map, which will be available to [...]

New Denbury Plunkett map of East of England community businesses2023-04-26T14:31:54+00:00

The Gold Café Bookshop in inner city Liverpool

2023-02-01T17:08:32+00:00

Plunkett has been able to help the café set up in an active place of worship with funding support from the Benefact Trust. Christ Church Kensington Liverpool was built as an Anglican Parish Church in 1870 in a glorious Italianate style which has resulted in a Grade II listing from English Heritage.  Like [...]

The Gold Café Bookshop in inner city Liverpool2023-02-01T17:08:32+00:00

A focus on impact: Appleton Community Shop

2023-03-17T15:15:19+00:00

Sharing stories to inspire other community businesses UK-wide When attempting to illustrate the impact that community-owned business have in the communities we work with across the UK, we often share stories such as this one about the village of Appleton. Their story was used as part of our recent charity auction evening, at [...]

A focus on impact: Appleton Community Shop2023-03-17T15:15:19+00:00

Westbury Community Shop and Cafe supports local special needs school students

2023-03-17T15:13:49+00:00

Mel Cooper, manager of the Westbury Community Shop and Cafe, shares why they have started working with a local special needs school, offering work experience to students Earlier this year, we were approached by Furze Down School in Winslow, and asked if we would offer regular work experiences sessions to a group [...]

Westbury Community Shop and Cafe supports local special needs school students2023-03-17T15:13:49+00:00

Creating a pub and community hub – The Black Bull, Gartmore, Scotland

2022-07-05T09:01:44+00:00

Adding the pub to its existing community-owned shop the residents of Gartmore have secured the future of its vital local services Once a drover’s pub, there has been an inn at the site of the Black Bull in Gartmore since 1740. It became a popular stopping-off point for tourists in the 1800s [...]

Creating a pub and community hub – The Black Bull, Gartmore, Scotland2022-07-05T09:01:44+00:00
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