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.
A new guide for community-run post offices has been produced by the Post and Telecoms policy team with the support of Plunkett Foundation and Post Office Ltd.
We’re delighted to welcoming two new members to the team, as Rachel Severn and Phillip Vincent start work at Plunkett Foundation.
Rural community projects throughout England, Scotland and Wales could be eligible to receive grants of up to £5,000 from Calor.