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

  • August 15, 2022
    The Denbury Plunkett Communities Awards
  • July 20, 2022
    Plunkett responds to Labour's levelling-up plans
  • July 19, 2022
    MPC chooses Plunkett as their Charity of the Year
  • July 11, 2022
    Plunkett responds to reports that commercial pub numbers fall...
  • Thorncombe Village Shop
    July 5, 2022
    Vacancy - Community Business Adviser (FTC)
  • June 20, 2022
    Creating a pub and community hub - The Black...
  • June 16, 2022
    Serving the Village & Farming Community - Cwmdu Inn,...
  • June 10, 2022
    Round 2 of the Community Ownership Fund opens
  • June 8, 2022
    New Research: Call for Community Rights Reform to Help...
  • June 1, 2022
    Those who can, do. Those who can do more,...
  • May 26, 2022
    New Research: Growing the Community Business Network
  • May 23, 2022
    Plunkett Foundation seeks temporary data admin support post
  • May 17, 2022
    Transforming Communities Through The New Booster Fund
  • May 16, 2022
    James Alcock: Thank you to our Walk For Plunkett...
  • May 16, 2022
    Creating a community-owned pub on the Isle of Bute,...
  • May 3, 2022
    Plunkett seeks new Trustees to join its Board
  • Walk for Plunkett
    April 26, 2022
    Charlie Luxton walks for Plunkett
  • April 13, 2022
    Helping Community Businesses Reach Out To Local Young People
  • April 7, 2022
    Creating Community Pubs & Hubs in the West Midlands
  • April 4, 2022
    Plunkett Foundation - New Helpline Number
  • April 4, 2022
    Updating Your Model Rules
  • March 31, 2022
    Impact report shows more people than ever before are...
  • March 31, 2022
    New partnership with Saga to support increasing demand for...
  • March 22, 2022
    Two new trustees join the Plunkett Foundation
  • March 21, 2022
    Plunkett Foundation launches annual Better Business surveys
  • March 9, 2022
    Walk for Plunkett 2022
  • March 3, 2022
    Improve your community business with the Business Appraisal Tool
  • February 24, 2022
    A place of true partnership – Broad Chalke’s community...
  • February 17, 2022
    New Community Pub Partnership to safeguard Scottish pubs through...
  • February 11, 2022
    Dunsfold secures its future through community-ownership & affordable homes
  • February 10, 2022
    James Alcock, Plunkett Foundation CEO responds to the news...
  • February 7, 2022
    Young people and loneliness in rural areas
  • February 2, 2022
    Plunkett responds to the introduction of a delivery charge...
  • January 25, 2022
    Keep it in the Community - Plunkett launches an...
  • January 19, 2022
    Amberley Shop - planning a hub within its church
  • January 19, 2022
    James Alcock: There is always more we can do...
  • January 14, 2022
    Community Pubs - 10 things we wish we'd known
  • January 10, 2022
    Grants available now for East of England community businesses
  • January 7, 2022
    Sharing expert advice and experience with Welsh community businesses
  • January 6, 2022
    Urban community-owned pubs - researching the opportunities
  • December 31, 2021
    A message from James Alcock, Plunkett Foundation CEO on...
  • December 21, 2021
    Merry Christmas wishes & our holiday office hours
  • December 15, 2021
    Local Food For All
  • November 27, 2021
    Berrynarbor Community Shop Manager Wins National Rural Community Business...
  • November 26, 2021
    Winners of the Rural Community Business Awards 2021
  • November 25, 2021
    Plunkett commissions Scotland’s Rural College to complete “Cold Spots”...
  • November 24, 2021
    New financial benchmarking resource for community pubs available now
  • November 9, 2021
    Grants now available for community businesses in East Anglia
  • November 5, 2021
    Five ways that community businesses are fighting the climate...
  • October 26, 2021
    More than a Pub Event: Inspiring & Developing Community...
  • October 20, 2021
    Community Pubs and Shops: A Better Form of Business...
  • October 20, 2021
    Introducing the New Community Business Platform
  • October 19, 2021
    Film: Supporting Community Business
  • October 15, 2021
    Launching Plunkett's Community Food Strategy
  • October 7, 2021
    Blenheim sponsors study visit to Oxfordshire Community Pubs
  • October 7, 2021
    Launching the 2021 Community Pubs & Shops: A Better...
  • October 5, 2021
    Creating Fairer Food for All
  • October 4, 2021
    New Autumn & Winter Training Programme
  • October 1, 2021
    Wishing Harriet English all the best for the London...
  • September 23, 2021
    Dame Prue Leith DBE Supports Plunkett's Rural Community Business...
  • September 22, 2021
    Research Opportunity - Understanding Community Business Cold Spot Areas
  • September 21, 2021
    Hopkins Homes pledges £50,000 to extend Hopkins Plunkett Communities...
  • September 13, 2021
    Plunkett Foundation seeks skilled and committed Trustees
  • August 27, 2021
    Adnams join Plunkett to support community-owned pubs
  • August 26, 2021
    More than a Pub - Final Report & Reflections
  • August 3, 2021
    Plunkett sublets surplus office space to enhance financial sustainability
  • July 28, 2021
    Choosing a legal structure
  • Bakery buns
    July 26, 2021
    Church kitchen proves perfect place to bake community’s daily...
  • July 23, 2021
    The Future Needs of the Community Pub Sector
  • July 21, 2021
    Unlocking the potential of community business to boost the...
  • July 16, 2021
    UK Government Community Ownership Fund is now live
  • July 15, 2021
    Plunkett Foundation’s Annual General Meeting 2021
  • June 22, 2021
    Community Spirit & Daily Mirror Readers Secure the Future...
  • June 15, 2021
    Plunkett response to the extension of Covid restrictions in...
  • June 15, 2021
    Celebrate ‘More than a Pint’ on National Beer Day
  • June 14, 2021
    The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021
  • June 8, 2021
    People, community-ownership and taking a moment to say thanks.
  • June 2, 2021
    Plunkett launches hunt for leading woodland social enterprises
  • June 1, 2021
    Celebrating Community Business Volunteers
  • May 28, 2021
    New Summer Training Programme For Community Businesses
  • May 21, 2021
    Help Save the West Midlands’ Iconic Pubs
  • May 20, 2021
    James Alcock: Walk For Plunkett & a heartfelt thank...
  • May 10, 2021
    Support for Scottish Community Businesses
  • April 29, 2021
    Plunkett's commentary on Scottish elections May 2021
  • April 26, 2021
    Join us and Walk for Plunkett
  • April 20, 2021
    Team updates to strengthen community business & advocacy work
  • April 9, 2021
    Harnessing positive environmental impact: Greener Community Business Virtual Summit
  • March 29, 2021
    Impact Report reveals huge growth in demand for community...
  • March 19, 2021
    Funding Friday – raising & managing funds for community...
  • March 12, 2021
    Supporting local fresh food through community farming
  • March 11, 2021
    Plunkett's Budget Briefing For Members - Update
  • March 3, 2021
    Budget Response 2021
  • February 24, 2021
    Save SITR – a Vital Tax Relief for Community...
  • February 22, 2021
    Plunkett calls for a clear Roadmap for reopening Community...
  • February 17, 2021
    Our commitment to a more diverse, equitable and inclusive...
  • February 10, 2021
    Progressing Plunkett's Policy & Advocacy Ambitions
  • February 8, 2021
    Vacancies - Office Administrator & Finance Assistant
  • January 8, 2021
    The latest funding & support for community businesses: a...
  • December 8, 2020
    Local councils encouraged to harness the benefits of community...
  • December 3, 2020
    Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme extended in East of England