High street stores are struggling but a shop in Almondsbury staffed entirely by volunteers is going from strength to strength.
Hear how Dryslwyn Community Shop are providing a vital service to the community.
Plunkett Foundation is welcoming the appointment of Charlie Luxton in a new ambassador role as part of the charity’s centenary celebrations.
Plunkett Foundation fully supports Rural Services Network (RSN) call on Government to rural proof polices before Brexit.
Locality has announced a new £3.2m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, funded by Power to Change, to offer tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to 150 groups to develop their projects.
The sale of Orleton's Boot Inn to a Community Benefit Society after it closed for 18 months has been completed.
Local village shops owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed. However, it is not all good news as the report highlights a reduction in the number of community shops open and trading for the first time since records began.
Local pubs owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed, according to a report by the Plunkett Foundation.
2019 is a landmark year for Plunkett Foundation, and indeed the whole community business sector, as it celebrates 100 years of supporting Rural Community Business.