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Funding from the National Lottery Community Fund comes at just the right time for rural community businesses

2020-11-19T17:27:16+00:00

Funding from the National Lottery Community Fund comes at just the right time for rural community businesses.

Funding from the National Lottery Community Fund comes at just the right time for rural community businesses2020-11-19T17:27:16+00:00

Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to build the Scottish economy back stronger – it’s time to look to alternative business models to achieve this

2020-11-19T16:52:16+00:00

Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to build the Scottish economy back stronger – it’s time to look to alternative business models to achieve this

Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to build the Scottish economy back stronger – it’s time to look to alternative business models to achieve this2020-11-19T16:52:16+00:00

Becoming an inspiration – the Rural Community Awards

2019-10-03T20:38:25+00:00

It's almost upon us - the Plunkett Foundation's Rural Community Awards 2019 - an annual celebration of the achievements of rural community businesses across the UK and a chance to inspire others. But what does it mean to be one of the recipients? Abi Johnson of Talking Shop in Oxfordshire, winner of the [...]

Becoming an inspiration – the Rural Community Awards2019-10-03T20:38:25+00:00

A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s Countryside Fund

2019-09-30T12:07:53+00:00

It was late afternoon in the summer holidays, when we visited to meet with Kate, and volunteers behind the counter at the small shop at Islip, and it was buzzing with activity.

A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s Countryside Fund2019-09-30T12:07:53+00:00

Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures

2019-10-15T11:18:50+00:00

The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2019 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community Shops Across the UK more shops and pubs than ever are now in community ownership and are bucking the national trend of rural closures. Survival record of Community Pubs [...]

Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures2019-10-15T11:18:50+00:00

Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the face of Covid-19

2020-10-30T08:56:23+00:00

The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2020 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community Shops Rural community owned businesses were in robust health as Covid-19 hit, and displayed a unique innovation and flexibility to serve those who needed them when Britain was under national lockdown. Known [...]

Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the face of Covid-192020-10-30T08:56:23+00:00