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CMW’s Peoples Rail report featured in Guardian

Paul Salveson’s new book, “Railpolitik” published this month, is reviewed by the Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2013/sep/30/co-op-solution-to-railway Paul has previously written about the need to mutualise the railway network in Wales in his report “Peoples Rail” published jointly by Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales, Co-operatives … Continue reading

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TOGETHER, the documentary is launched

The documentary TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis is officially launched and you can watch the full version in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Japanese or Korean here! http://www.together-thedocumentary.coop/  

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International Co-operators Day

International Day of Co-operatives organised by Co-operative Membership & Canolfan Hermon An event to hear about community groups that have launched social enterprises and planning to be sustainable through local trading initiatives” Saturday 6th July 2013 – 2.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by … Continue reading

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Vacancies at Wales Co-operative Centre

 The Wales Co-operative Centre are recruiting for two positions:- Director of Strategic Development and Performance Policy and Development Officer (new post) The successful applicants will join their team at the beginning of an exciting new phase for the Centre, and will play … Continue reading

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Co-Forum 2013

Co-Forum 2013 has now come and gone. 38 co-operators gathered in Cwmbran over the weekend of 22/23rd February to discuss and debate exiting projects bringing together Credit Unions, CDFIs and Community Share Issues See the full report of the event, … Continue reading

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People’s Rail report launched

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.

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Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission members announced

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

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Co-operatives United

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

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Manchester 2012 website launched

The International Co-operative Alliance world expo of co-operatives together with its Congress takes place in Manchester from Mon Oct 29th to Friday Nov 2nd. Full details are now available at www.manchester2012.coop

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Robert Owen Museum secures new grant funding

The Robert Owen Museum http://robert-owen-museum.org.uk/ at Newtown has secured a grant of £5,000 The funding is coming from the Association of Independent Museums (AIM) to complete work on a portrait of Robert Owen and two large watercolours of mills. The plans … Continue reading

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The Take

Thursday 29 March, 6.00pm Cineworld, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff     A film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein To celebrate the United Nations International Year Of Co-operatives 2012, the Wales Co-operative Centre is screening ‘The Take’. In the wake of … Continue reading

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New events

23 February 3.00-6.00 at Cardiff City Hall All in this together: co-production, co-creation and public service delivery Open meeting/seminar (plus in Llandudno Junction via a video link). Five superb speakers: Mark Drakeford AM Rosie Farrar (exDesign Council & NESTA, now … Continue reading

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Farmers Market opens in Cardiff Castle Quarter

From “The RIVERSIDE MARKET PEOPLE” … who are delighted to invite you to the launch of the Cardiff Castle Quarter Farmers’ Market on Thursday August 4th, 2011 at 11am – 3pm THE LAUNCH WILL INCLUDE AN EXCITING PROGRAMME OF COOKING … Continue reading

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2011 Manifesto published

Co-operatives & Mutuals Wales has published its Manifesto for the Welsh Assembly Elections this week. The document, which lays out the organisation’s views on what we would like to see happen after these elections, is available to download here:- C&MW ~ … Continue reading

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FairTrade Fortnight

As part of FairTrade Fortnight, the Co-operative Group are sponsoring a visit by the Ghananian Farmers Co-operative, Kuapa Kokoo on March 9th and 10th. For further details, click on the link below Kuapa Kokoo Visit

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