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

2020-07-02T16:58:50+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-192020-07-02T16:58:50+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

Celebrating the efforts of volunteers during lockdown

2020-06-27T11:38:18+00:00

Volunteers across the UK have been providing critical help to community businesses during lockdown. Plunkett Foundation share some stories to celebrate volunteer efforts as we go into the second week of Co-op Fortnight.

Celebrating the efforts of volunteers during lockdown2020-06-27T11:38:18+00:00

The community that opened its own ‘crisis community shop’

2020-06-24T12:46:00+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’2020-06-24T12:46:00+00:00

James Hopkins: Supporting community businesses in East Anglia

2020-06-15T10:22:39+00:00

James Hopkins, Executive Chairman of award winning winning East Anglian home builder Hopkins Homes, explains why it is more important than ever to support rural community businesses through the new Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme.

James Hopkins: Supporting community businesses in East Anglia2020-06-15T10:22:39+00:00

My Community: The latest tools, tips and ideas to make your community an even better place to live

2020-05-29T11:00:28+00:00

Plunkett is part of My Community - a simple way to find all the latest tools, tips and ideas to make your community a brilliant place to live.

My Community: The latest tools, tips and ideas to make your community an even better place to live2020-05-29T11:00:28+00:00

The story of Church Fenton’s successful efforts to save its shop and pub

2020-07-08T14:32:24+00:00

How the residents of Church Fenton worked with their parish council to secure support from the Public Works Lone Board to save their local shop and pub

The story of Church Fenton’s successful efforts to save its shop and pub2020-07-08T14:32:24+00:00