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Capital grant boosts group’s bid to save their village pub

2024-05-24T14:47:44+00:00

A community group in Helpston, near Peterborough, is the first to receive a capital grant in a programme being run by Plunkett UK in partnership with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. The Bluebell Inn Community Hub Association has been awarded £45,000 to support its efforts to save the much-loved [...]

Capital grant boosts group’s bid to save their village pub2024-05-24T14:47:44+00:00

Community Ownership Survey 2024 – Now Live!

2024-05-24T11:23:44+00:00

Plunkett UK is commencing our annual state of sector research, 'Community Ownership: A Better Form of Business'. We’re asking all trading community businesses to respond to a survey to help us understand how they’re faring. ‘Community Ownership: A Better Form of Business’ is a series of research reports that [...]

Community Ownership Survey 2024 – Now Live!2024-05-24T11:23:44+00:00

Pioneering community-owned shop opens to customers

2024-05-17T08:39:09+00:00

The opening in West Sussex marks a major milestone in our trailblazing partnership with Thakeham. A pioneering community-owned shop, placed at the heart of Thakeham’s Woodgate development near Pease Pottage in West Sussex, has opened its doors. The launch is a significant milestone in a trailblazing partnership between leading local [...]

Pioneering community-owned shop opens to customers2024-05-17T08:39:09+00:00

Grant from The Royal Warrant Holders Association Charity Fund to support Plunkett’s training hub

2024-04-25T12:49:23+00:00

Funding will continue to support our dedicated training hub for community businesses. Plunkett UK is delighted to have again been awarded a grant from the Royal Warrant Holders Association (RWHA) Charity Fund to support its dedicated training hub for community-owned businesses. Following a nomination from McFarlane Telfer Ltd, warrant [...]

Grant from The Royal Warrant Holders Association Charity Fund to support Plunkett’s training hub2024-04-25T12:49:23+00:00

New report highlights community ownership impact

2024-04-18T12:57:11+00:00

Plunkett UK’s latest research shows the largest growth in the number of community-owned businesses since the pandemic. More new community-owned businesses opened across the UK, with Plunkett’s support, in the last calendar year than at any other time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic four years ago. Data from [...]

New report highlights community ownership impact2024-04-18T12:57:11+00:00

East of England Co-op grant boosts Community Pubs Network

2024-03-18T09:40:14+00:00

Invaluable networking events for rural community-owned pubs in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire will continue to take place, thanks to a grant of £3,900 by the East of England Co-op’s Community Cares Fund. Plunkett UK's East of England Community Pubs Network supports the region's community-owned pubs to better understand [...]

East of England Co-op grant boosts Community Pubs Network2024-03-18T09:40:14+00:00

Plunkett updates Keep it in the Community database

2024-03-14T09:08:09+00:00

The most comprehensive database of English Assets of Community Value has been updated by Plunkett UK. Plunkett UK has updated the information held on its Keep it in the Community database, which contains information related to all registered, rejected, expired and removed Assets of Community Value from across England. [...]

Plunkett updates Keep it in the Community database2024-03-14T09:08:09+00:00

Spring budget 2024

2024-03-14T09:34:58+00:00

Chris Cowcher, Plunkett’s Head of Policy and Communications, provides a review of what was announced by the Chancellor at today’s Spring budget. Billed as the last budget before the election, the Chancellor's budget was always going to draw headlines. Whether it was the way he spoke, or the number [...]

Spring budget 20242024-03-14T09:34:58+00:00

New programme’s first grant to revitalise village social club

2024-03-14T09:51:27+00:00

A community group based in a village near Ely are the first grant recipients of a new programme made possible by a partnership between Plunkett UK and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. Haddenham Sports and Social Club will use the development and feasibility grant of £5,000 to revitalise their building [...]

New programme’s first grant to revitalise village social club2024-03-14T09:51:27+00:00
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