Author Archives: Callum Johnston

An event surely not to miss!

  23rd June – Cardiff How we can build a culture that embeds co-operative and mutual principles and collaborative approaches in Welsh life. For tickets, go to Someone who knows says: “A must attend event for all Welsh Co-operators”

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Co-operative Group AGM Motion 9

CMW Executive Member Chris Hall tackled the issue of pay ratios at the Co-operative Group’s AGM last Saturday. To see him talking about the motion, watch this clip: To read the transcript follow this link:  

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Japan Study Tour Update

International Day of Co-operatives Celebration Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative, 5 Coopers Yard, Curran Road, Cardiff, Friday 30 June, 1.00pm In collaboration with Co-ops and Mutuals Wales, the Social Co-operation Forum is hosting a visit to Wales for Mr Koichi Sato and … Continue reading

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An Invitation

David Smith, Secretary of Co-operatives and Mutual Wales, writes: Thanks to everyone who attended, or expressed a keen interest, in our 1st and 2nd Co-op Education events, both of which have been interesting and successful, such that we are now turning … Continue reading

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Community Care Co-ops and the Rural Challenge

C&MW’s congratulates Plunkett on this rural  English initiative and warmly welcomes shared working with the innovative Welsh Care to Co-operate venture.

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Japan – Wales Study Tour

Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales has been instrumental in organising a two day study tour of Social Co-ops in Wales for researchers from Japan. Mr Koichi Sato, from the Consumers Co-operative Institute of Japan has a particular interest in the activities of … Continue reading

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Community of Enquiry report

To read the Coop News report on the event ‘A Co-operative Education for a Co-operative Wales?’ follow this link: To read in Welsh (courtesy of Emrys Roberts, Cardiff) follow this link:

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Support Community Wind Power!

Awel is a Community Benefit Society and its project owns and run two 2.35MW Enercon wind turbines on Mynydd y Gwrhyd, 20 miles north of Swansea. These turbines will produce clean, low carbon energy and are forecast to generate an … Continue reading

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