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The latest edition of the Robert Owen Museum Newsletter is available to download here:- Newsletter December 2012 If you would be like to receive updates regularly, feel free join their email list by emailing email@example.com Hard copies will be available in the Museum … Continue reading
2012 has been United Nations International Year of Co-operatives. From Chelmsford to China, Ilford to India, co-operatives and their members and supporters around the world have come together to show how co-operatives build a better world. And what a … Continue reading
Wales Co-operative Centre has published its final report during the 2012 International Year of Co-operatives. The report, Community Co-operatives in Wales, details the extent and value of Community Co-operatives. Read the full report here:- IYC Report 4 Community Co-ops
A detailed research report, commissioned by the Co-operative Party and written by Professor Paul Salveson has been published with the support of SERA, ASLEF, Co-operatives UK and ourselves.
On the 16th July 2012, Business, Enterprise and Technology Minister Edwina Hart announced the setting up of the Welsh Co-operative and Mutuals Commission. The remit of the Commission will be to make recommendations on growing and developing the co-operative and … Continue reading
“Humanizing the Economy – Co-operatives in the Age of Capital” by John Restakis, Executive Director of the British Columbia Co-operative Association is now available as an audio book published by the Post Hypnotic Press.
Future Co-operatives programme is out and booking is now available. Organised by Co-operative Futures, this is regarded by many as one of the highlights of the co-operative calendar. This time the event will be held at HF Holidays’ Longmyndd Hotel in … Continue reading
Dear Co-operator Are you based in Mid or North Wales? Already a member of Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales or Co-operatives UK? Interested in joining? Want to know more about what we offer? If so, you are invited to:- A joint … Continue reading
A date for your diary. Details will follow in the new year
Alex Bird of Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales, in partnership with Derek Walker of Wales Co-operative Centre and Liz Moyle and Ashley Drake of the Co-operative Group presented a workshop at Co-operatives United about their visit to Mondragon in April 2012.
This was a momentous occasion for the UK co-operative sector. Co-operatives UK proudly hosted, with the Co-operative Group and the ICA, the culminating event of the International Year of Co-operatives here in the UK, in Manchester; with an abundance of Co-operatives UK members … Continue reading
The Rochdale Pioneers film premiered at the Co-operatives United event in Manchester last week will be shown on FILM 4 this SUNDAY (11 NOVEMBER) at 5.45. It is well worth seeing, please advertise as widely as possible. The inspirational new … Continue reading
On Monday November 26th we are holding a joint members meeting with Co-operatives UK at the Interchange, Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay to launch our joint membership offer. The event is free to members and those interested in joining and includes … Continue reading
The international management consultants, McKinsey & Company have discovered co-operatives, and it seems that they rather like what they’ve found. They released their much-heralded report “McKinsey on Co-operatives” on Tuesday on October 9th at the International Cooperative Summit in Quebec where their … Continue reading
A workshop session Mondragon – a view from Wales at Co-operatives United will be based on the study trip to Mondragon and report published earlier this year by the IWA. This was made possible by generous sponsorship from the Co-operative … Continue reading
It’s not to late to reserve your place at Co-operatives United, the International Congress of the ICA in Manchester from 31st Oct to Nov 2nd at Manchester Central Full details are booking forms now available at www.manchester2012.coop
MyFerryLink, the newest operator on the Channel is a French worker co-op, or SCOP (Societe Co-Operative et Participative) which started operations from Calais to Dover on August 20th operating 10 crossings per day. They are using the Rodin and the … Continue reading
The UK Society for Co-op Studies held another successful Annual Conference in Lincoln last weekend on the subject of Co-operatives – Community and Place. The Society has extended its special membership offer as part of a drive to increase membership, … Continue reading
A new film on worker co-ops is due to be released this October. The film, Shift Change, by Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young will be premiered on October 18th at the Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, California More details at http://shiftchange.org/ … Continue reading
Neath Port Talbot Credit Union recently attended Downing Street, and the Houses of Parliament in recognition of the credit union’s work in their school saving initiatives. NPTCU’s work with schools has resulted in an outstanding growth to their current 36 … Continue reading