News

Read the latest news from the Plunkett Foundation. To speak to our press office, contact communications@plunkett.co.uk

  • December 8, 2020
    Local councils encouraged to harness the benefits of community...
  • December 3, 2020
    Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme extended in East of England
  • November 24, 2020
    Major funding boost to support community businesses co-locating in...
  • November 24, 2020
    Creating Community Businesses Alongside Thakeham Homes
  • October 27, 2020
    Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the...
  • September 29, 2020
    Semley community shop says “thank you” to its Covid...
  • September 24, 2020
    James Alcock: Act Now to Build Back a Better...
  • September 24, 2020
    Call for Government to level-up rural areas to support...
  • September 21, 2020
    New chair takes reins at Plunkett Foundation
  • August 19, 2020
    More Than a Pub open for applications
  • August 17, 2020
    Helping local councils to harness community spirit
  • August 14, 2020
    Boosting Recovery Support for Community Businesses
  • August 2, 2020
    James Alcock: Supporting Plunkett's rural vision
  • July 23, 2020
    State of Rural Community Business
  • July 22, 2020
    James Alcock: Strengthening Rural Communities across the UK
  • July 2, 2020
    Rural Community Owned Facilities Could Help Boost Post Covid...
  • June 23, 2020
    James Alcock: Reaction to reopening of pubs in England...
  • Isolation
    June 19, 2020
    James Alcock: There is always more we can do...
  • June 15, 2020
    New Programme of Support Now Available in East Anglia
  • June 12, 2020
    James Hopkins: Supporting community businesses in East Anglia
  • June 5, 2020
    Volunteers Week 2020: We must harness the energy and...
  • May 29, 2020
    Update from James Alcock: Support from the Esmée Fairbairn...
  • May 26, 2020
    My Community: The latest tools, tips and ideas to...
  • May 7, 2020
    Update from James Alcock: Ensuring a sustainable recovery
  • May 5, 2020
    The community that opened its own 'crisis community shop'
  • May 1, 2020
    Update from James Alcock: Supporting rural community businesses
  • April 29, 2020
    £12 million Emergency Support Announced
  • April 29, 2020
    Plunkett Foundation: Save our social enterprises
  • April 28, 2020
    New Programme of Support Now Available
  • April 28, 2020
    Statement from wholesaler Booker
  • April 27, 2020
    Tribute to Lady Dunsany
  • April 24, 2020
    Update from James Alcock: A rural renaissance
  • April 17, 2020
    Update for community businesses
  • April 15, 2020
    New membership manager to lead membership strategy and campaigns
  • April 9, 2020
    A message for our community of community businesses
  • April 3, 2020
    The community spirit powering community businesses through the crisis
  • April 3, 2020
    Statement from Bestway Wholesale
  • April 2, 2020
    A thank you and update from our chief executive
  • March 27, 2020
    An update for community businesses
  • March 26, 2020
    An update from Power to Change
  • March 25, 2020
    Response to concerns over supply for rural Community Shops
  • March 24, 2020
    COVID-19: The impact on rural communities
  • March 24, 2020
    Advice and Support Available Now
  • March 21, 2020
    Plunkett's Response to Closure of Pubs and Cafes
  • March 20, 2020
    A message to community businesses
  • March 16, 2020
    Community Business and Coronavirus
  • March 3, 2020
    Community shop manager becomes Plunkett's Community Business Manager
  • February 14, 2020
    Bright Ideas fund made all the difference
  • January 17, 2020
    Supporting rural community business since 1919