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Semley community shop says “thank you” to its Covid customers

2020-09-29T16:11:05+00:00

Community shops can sometimes take months, even years, to go from the initial idea to opening the doors. But in Brent Knoll, Somerset, when the coronavirus crisis struck the community decided they needed the shop immediately - and managed to open their 'emergency shop' shop in days.

Semley community shop says “thank you” to its Covid customers2020-09-29T16:11:05+00:00

Community shop shows innovation and adaptability to keep serving amid Covid-19

2020-10-27T12:16:39+00:00

As the national lockdown closed the doors of businesses across the country, one newly opened rural community shop in East Yorkshire showed innovation and adaptability to remain open and provide community spirit and vital supplies to those who needed them more than ever.

Community shop shows innovation and adaptability to keep serving amid Covid-192020-10-27T12:16:39+00:00

Community spirit powers lockdown emergency delivery service

2020-06-24T12:48:55+00:00

Across the country community businesses have been proving their ability to innovate and be adaptable during the Covid-19 lockdown. Here is the story of a Shropshire community shop which helped the most vulnerable people keep connected and supplied over the twelve weeks that the shop had to close its doors.

Community spirit powers lockdown emergency delivery service2020-06-24T12:48:55+00:00

The community that opened its own ‘crisis community shop’

2020-09-08T15:37:40+00:00

Community shops can sometimes take months, even years, to go from the initial idea to opening the doors. But in Brent Knoll, Somerset, when the coronavirus crisis struck the community decided they needed the shop immediately - and managed to open their 'emergency shop' shop in days.

The community that opened its own ‘crisis community shop’2020-09-08T15:37:40+00:00

Join us for Plunkett’s Virtual Community Business Fete – celebrating community businesses in 2020

2020-11-13T17:15:15+00:00

On Tuesday 24th November, Plunkett Foundation will be recognising and celebrating the inspiring achievements of community businesses.

Join us for Plunkett’s Virtual Community Business Fete – celebrating community businesses in 20202020-11-13T17:15:15+00:00

Becoming a winner – the Rural Community Awards

2019-10-03T21:24:28+00:00

Ahead of the 2019 Rural Community Awards past winners have been reflecting on what their awards mean to them. In 2018 the Slapton Community Shop in Devon won the ‘Community Story of the Year’ Award. The award recognised the much deeper role the shop plays in supporting individuals and community life. Tracie Lange, [...]

Becoming a winner – the Rural Community Awards2019-10-03T21:24:28+00:00