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Co-ops UK Training

Co-operatives UK are running the following training courses:- Bristol: Venue: Hamilton House, Bristol, is your nearest venue Tues 3/6/14 – Being a good co-op member – Book now here Thurs 10/7/14 – Effective meetings & decision making – Book now here Tues 9/9/14 – Strategic planning and … Continue reading

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Co-operative Congress 2014

A conversation and call to action You can’t help but notice there has been dramatic change within the co-operative movement over the past year.And with big opportunities and challenges ahead, we must now come together to have real, open and … Continue reading

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Welsh Co-operatives & Mutuals Commission

Are you interested in the future of co-operatives and mutuals in Wales, and the role they play in the Welsh economy and our communities? Maybe you work for a co-operative or mutual, or provide support to such businesses in Wales. … Continue reading

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Mid Wales Social Co-op

A Social Co-ops Development Forum for Wales has been established to bring together all those working to develop co-operatives in the field of social care. This is particularly important at this time as the Social Services & Wellbeing Bill has … Continue reading

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Ethical Investment Week

As part of National Ethical Investment Week, Shared Interest are organising an event called Finance: What’s Faith Got To Do With It?’ in partnership with the Church in Wales, Fair Trade Wales, Cardiff Business School, ECCR and CCLA. It will … Continue reading

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The Community Ownership of Sport

As part of the Co-operatives UK Congress which took place in Cardiff from June 29th to 30th, Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales organised a workshop on the Community Ownership of Sport in partnership with Supporters Direct, Sport Wales, Merthyr Town FC … Continue reading

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Community Ownership of Sport

Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales in partnership with Supporters Direct are organising a free event as part of the Co-operative Congress in Cardiff on June 29th. The event is free to attend, and is also open to all full Congress delegates   … Continue reading

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Regeneration seminar in Porth

Wales Co-operative Centre are organising a free seminar on Regeneration through Co-operatives at Too Good to Waste  in Porth, Tuesday 30th April 2013, 10.00am – 1.00pm Locally owned co-operatives such as Bron Afon Community Housing and RCT Homes do a fantastic job … Continue reading

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Co-operative Education Conference open for booking

Co-operative Group Membership Wales/Cymru are once again holding a one day conference for Co-ops Fortnight. This year’s conference is again organised in conjunction with the IWA. Details at: www.iwa.org.uk/en/events/view/212  or download the flyer: Co-operative Conference 2013 – Flyer

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Social Co-ops Development Forum

A Social Co-ops Development Forum for Wales has been established to bring together all those working to develop co-operatives in the field of social care. This is particularly important at this time as the Social Services & Wellbeing Bill has just been … Continue reading

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Co-Forum 2013

Co-ops and Credit Unions – Perfect Partners in Community Regeneration 22-23rd Feb 2013, Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran Booking is now open at www.co-forum2013.eventbrite.co.uk  2012, the International Year of Co-operatives, was a great opportunity to raise the profile of the Co-operative and Mutual movement, … Continue reading

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Future Co-operatives 2013

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

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Joint Members meeting in Colwyn Bay

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

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Congress 2013

A date for your diary. Details will follow in the new year

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Mondragon workshop at Co-operatives United

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.

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Co-operatives United a great success

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

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Joint Members meeting in North Wales

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

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Mondragon – a view from Wales

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

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John Restakis speaking tour

John Restakis, Executive Director, British Columbia Co-operative Association, Canada will be speaking about SELF HELP CO-OPERATIVES – Co-operative Solutions for Citizen-Directed Services A learning consultation to inform & support the transformation of Social Services in Wales Various locations across Wales … Continue reading

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Credit Union Expansion Study published by DWP

Credit Unions have made substantial progress since the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Growth Fund began in 2006. Growth Fund offered suitable credit unions financial and business support for increasing access to financial services and loans to people on … Continue reading

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