Making local woods work

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Our Partners

We’re really proud of the work we do to help rural communities to set up life-changing
community co-operatives, but we couldn’t do it alone. We work with some fantastic funders

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Community shops trading in the UK by the close of 2016.
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Combined turnover generated by the shops

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Local food 95%
Fruit and vegetables 85%
Household 92%
Fresh meat 71%

Co-operative pubs in the British Isles

The map and table below illustrate the highest numbers of co‑operative pubs trading in Wales and the Northwest of England. This is likely on account of the first two pubs to open being from Wales and the Northwest, and them having inspired other local communities. However, other regions are beginning to catch up making a fairly even spread of trading pubs – Scotland and Northern Ireland being the exception to that. Interestingly, the pipeline is strongest in the Southeast of England, followed by the East and Southwest of England.

Pollen
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C2 M22 Y100 K8
R230 G183 B17
HEX E6B711

Hessian
PMS 465
C9 M29 Y66 K24
R183 G146 B87
HEX B79257

Rain
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C56 M8 Y9 K21
R85 G156 B181
HEX 559CB5

Lavender
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C34 M55 Y10 K0
R172 G128 B171
HEX AC80AB

Mushroom
PMS 437
C21 M40 Y18 K56
R109 G85 B96
HEX 6D5560

Berry
PMS 235
C20 M100 Y11 K41
R132 G0 B85
HEX 840055

Nettle
PMS 7496
C46 M6 Y100 K42
R94 G125 B35
HEX 5E7D23

Brick
PMS 7580
C0 M77 Y97 K15
R209 G84 B32
HEX D15420

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  • May 18, 2020
    Wellbeing: taking care of yourself, staff and volunteers
    Blogs, General, News, Shop, Uncategorized
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    Plunkett Foundation's Community Business Manager, Alison Macklin, shares her advice on wellbeing in light of added pressures caused by...
  • May 6, 2020
    The community that opened its own 'crisis community shop'
    Blogs, General, News, Shop, Uncategorized
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    Community shops can sometimes take months, even years, to go from the initial idea to opening the doors. But...
  • May 7, 2020
    £12 million Emergency Support Announced
    General, News, Partner
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    New emergency support which aims to help community businesses facing a loss of trading income in light of the...
  • April 29, 2020
    Plunkett Foundation: Save our social enterprises
    Blogs, General, News, Partner
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    Plunkett has signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer calling for action to protect Britain’s social...
  • April 20, 2020
    Business support for dealing with Covid-19
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, General, Homepage looping, Pub, Uncategorized
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    Plunkett adviser Dave Hollings shares his experiences and advice on business support from the government for dealing with Covid-19.
  • May 19, 2020
    Chance to Chat: weekly group calls for community shops...
    Events, General, Pub, Shop, Webinar
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    WEEKLY: Join members of the Plunkett team and other community businesses for a weekly chat.
  • March 18, 2020
    Community pubs helping to tackle loneliness and isolation over...
    General, News, Pub
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    Community pubs helping to tackle loneliness and isolation over the festive season.
  • October 3, 2019
    Becoming a winner - the Rural Community Awards
    Awards, Community shop, News, Plunkett Awards, Shop, Uncategorized
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    Ahead of the 2019 Rural Community Awards past winners have been reflecting on what their awards mean to them....
  • October 3, 2019
    Becoming an inspiration - the Rural Community Awards
    Awards, Community shop, General, News, Plunkett Awards, Shop, Shops
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    It's almost upon us - the Plunkett Foundation's Rural Community Awards 2019 - an annual celebration of the achievements...
  • September 30, 2019
    A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s...
    Blogs, Community shop, Shop, Shops
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    It was late afternoon in the summer holidays, when we visited to meet with Kate, and volunteers behind the...
  • October 15, 2019
    Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, Pub, Pubs, Shop, Shops
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    The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2019 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community ShopsAcross the UK...
  • September 27, 2019
    A visit to Community Shops with The Prince’s Countryside...
    Blogs, Community shop, Shop, Shops
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    On the 14th August, a very wet day for the season, Aimee Evans from Plunkett and Helen Fagan, grants...

How to navigate the planning system and work with partners to save your local pub

Watch the recording from our webinar with CAMRA discussing their pub saving toolkit and how to navigate the planning system.

Harriet English,
Head of Engagement

Harriet was appointed Head of Engagement at Plunkett Foundation in March 2017 and leads the Engagement Team to deliver our membership, events, communications and marketing activity.

Harriet joined Plunkett in December 2008 as support to the Rural Community Shops Projects. Since joining Plunkett, Harriet has led on a range of campaigns and events as well as leading the development of membership for all our supporters and community co-operatives. Having been brought up in rural West Oxfordshire she has always had a keen interest in the countryside. Harriet graduated from the University of Exeter in 2006 with a BA in Human Geography.

Ashley Sellwood,
Communications & Marketing Officer

Ashley joined Plunkett in 2016 as Events & Marketing Assistant. Ashley’s first role was in 2013 as a Communications Apprentice for Oxfordshire County Council. Before his current role, Ashley was part of a busy Communications team at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. As well as previous experience volunteering for Age UK and Abingdon United FC, Ashley has a diversity of skills in Marketing, Engagement and Events. Ashley looks after Plunkett’s social media accounts and website as well as other marketing roles for the Foundation.

Harriet English,
Head of Engagement

Harriet was appointed Head of Engagement at Plunkett Foundation in March 2017 and leads the Engagement Team to deliver our membership, events, communications and marketing activity.

Harriet joined Plunkett in December 2008 as support to the Rural Community Shops Projects. Since joining Plunkett, Harriet has led on a range of campaigns and events as well as leading the development of membership for all our supporters and community co-operatives. Having been brought up in rural West Oxfordshire she has always had a keen interest in the countryside. Harriet graduated from the University of Exeter in 2006 with a BA in Human Geography.

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