Community business groups are invited to book their place at Plunkett event which promises speed networking, practical training sessions and discussions on topical issues.
Plunkett launches seventh national awards ceremony which will showcase the most inspiring enterprises owned and run by rural communities across the UK.
The fund offers tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to community groups, associations and organisations across England who have a good idea for a community business but need help developing it.
Many rural parish and town councils will be familiar with the challenge of retaining local services such as shops and pubs in their communities.
We are excited to announce that Plunkett will be hosting two events later this year for community businesses to network, learn from each other and hear from experts in the field.
Hear about the latest community shop to open in Hampshire following an opening ceremony with Lord Sainsbury.
Plunkett Foundation has announced the return of the 'More than a Pub' programme; a new round of support and finance for community groups across England looking to take ownership of their local pub.
We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from The Prince’s Countryside Fund to provide support and training to the UK rural community business sector.
A much-loved pub in the heart of Kingstone, Staffordshire is now under community ownership following a 6-month campaign by locals to save it.