Then One Day...

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Then One Day… explores the moment when communities come together. From saving local landmarks, to creating life changing services in times of need – we’ll be meeting leaders from across the community business world who have spotted extraordinary opportunities to create positive change in their own neighbourhoods. Join host Veronica Gordon as she

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In our last episode we learnt about a Windmill that had taken on charity status to better serve the local community. In this bonus episode Sheffield Live's Steve Buckley gives us a gentle introduction to legal structures.

Sep 22

9 min

In this episode, we’re heading to South London. We're learning how a group of locals united to restore an unusual local landmark and more recently, supply hundreds of bags of flour for a community in lockdown. We’re off to the Brixton Windmill!

Sep 8

24 min

In our last episode we heard from Rebecca McIntyre from the Anglers Rest pub in Derbyshire. Today, she's back to give us some essential tips about how to raise community shares and save a local asset.

Aug 25

9 min

The Anglers Rest in Bamford is a treasured pub where people from around the Peak District go not only to eat and drink, but to socialise, share stories and listen to live music. In 2012, the pub came under threat and the community decided to take action. Today’s podcast tells the tale of how a determined group in Derbyshire saved the last pub in their village and reignited the community’s spirit.

Aug 11

23 min

As temperatures soar and global resources come increasingly under threat, the reality of the climate crisis has never been clearer. In this episode, we explore how communities can run their own renewable energy projects, such as YEALM and Brighton Energy and reinvest the profits into their community. Show Notes: The Next Generation programme is a £1m+ fund and expert support programme, created by Power to Change to pioneer innovative community-led energy projects and business models. Existing community energy businesses will be supported to develop into holistic energy businesses that provide benefits across their local community. Find out more: www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/next-generation-community-energy-programme/ The M&S Community Business Challenge is coming to Bradford and Bristol in 2019. Community businesses can apply for mentoring from M&S and a small Power to Change grant. Find out more: www.communitybusinesschallenge.co.uk/ The Community Business Fund designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. It will be re-opening for applications in September 2019. Find out more: www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/ Read more case studies - Gawcott Fields Community Solarin Buckinghamshire; Grimsby Community Energy; and Sheffield Renewables. Remember to sign up to our newsletter (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz) for the latest updates and funding opportunities. Transcript: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-inspired/podcasts/powering-future-community-energy-groups-tackling-climate-crisis/powering-future-community-energy-groups-tackling-climate-crisis-2/ Photograph by Susan Brown FRPS

Jul 2019

25 min

As temperatures soar and global resources come increasingly under threat, the reality of climate change has never been clearer. In this episode, we explore how communities can run their own renewable energy projects, such as YEALM and Brighton Energy and reinvest the profits into their community.

Jul 2019

2 min

To celebrate Pride month, we’re shining a light on how community businesses can be places where people can explore their sexuality & gender identity safely. In this episode, we visit the Proud Trust’s Sidney Street community café in Manchester to find out how this LGBTQ+ venue creates opportunities for everyone. Show Notes: Find out more about Sidney Street Cafe - https://www.theproudtrust.org/sidney-street-cafe/ Find out Why #PrideMatters to Community Business https://www.powertochange.org.uk/blog/pridematters-community-business/ News The M&S Community Business Challenge is coming to Bradford and Bristol in 2019. Community businesses can apply for mentoring from M&S and a small Power to Change grant. Find out more: www.communitybusinesschallenge.co.uk/ The Community Business Fund designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. It will be re-opening for applications in September 2019. Find out more: www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/ Transcript: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-inspired/podcasts/loving-whole-rainbow-community-businesses-can-inclusive-spaces-lgbtq-beyond/loving-whole-rainbow-community-businesses-can-inclusive-spaces-lgbtq-beyond-2/

Jul 2019

25 min

To celebrate Pride month, we’re shining a light on how community businesses can be places where people can explore their sexuality & gender identity safely. In this episode, we visit the Proud Trust’s Sidney Street community café in Manchester to find out how this LGBTQ+ venue creates opportunities for everyone.

Jun 2019

2 min

Many councils are struggling to keep leisure centres afloat. But communities like the ones in Stocksbridge and Bramley are stepping in to make leisure centres continue to provide essential health and wellbeing service to local people, while being sustainable businesses. Join us as we discover their journey and tips to taking over a leisure centre. Show Notes The M&S Community Business Challenge is coming to Bradford and Bristol in 2019. Community businesses can apply for mentoring from M&S and a small Power to Change grant. Find out more http://www.communitybusinesschallenge.co.uk/ Community shares are an ideal way for communities to invest in businesses that serve a community purpose. Through this programme, we offer support to get a community share offer off the ground and match fund it when you meet your target. Find out more – www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-shares/ Check out our #CommunityBusinessMatters video, featuring Bramley Baths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LFmYSmsAW4&list=PLBQpTFVoZfQQ6T0EA9y2TdRicMD_JN0Kw&index=2 Check out other community football case studies – Kiveton Park (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/kiverton-park-wales-cdp/)and Wales CDP and Hilsea Lido (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/hilsea-lido/). Transcript: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-inspired/podcasts/swimming-fast-lane-leisure-centres-community-hands/swimming-fast-lane-leisure-centres-community-hands-2/

May 2019

25 min

Many councils are struggling to keep leisure centres afloat. But communities like the ones in Stocksbridge and Bramley are stepping in to make leisure centres continue to provide essential health and wellbeing service to local people while being sustainable businesses. Join us as we discover their journey and tips to taking over a leisure centre. The show launches on the 1st of June 2019.

May 2019

2 min

Derelict land and cuts to youth services spur some people to action. We interview Target Football CIC to find out how to set up community football services for local people, and their ambitious expansion plans, supported by the likes of M&S. News: The M&S Community Business Challenge is coming to Plymouth, Bradford and Bristol in 2019. Community businesses can apply for mentoring from M&S and a small Power to Change grant. Find out more http://www.communitybusinesschallenge.co.uk/ The Community Business Fund is now open for applications until 22 May. It offers grants between £50,000 and £300,000 to help existing community businesses become more sustainable. There will be an additional round in September. Find out more https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/ Get support for your community sports club from members network Supporters Direct https://supporters-direct.org Check out other community football case studies - East Lancashire Football Development Association and Kiveton Park and Wales CDP. Remember to sign up to our newsletter (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz) for the latest updates and funding opportunities. Remember to sign up to our newsletter (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz) for the latest updates and funding opportunities. Useful Links https://twitter.com/@thecbfix Access a transcript of the show here: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-inspired/podcasts/pitching-community-football-takes-root/pitching-community-football-takes-root-2/

Apr 2019

22 min

Derelict land and cuts to youth services spur some people to action. We interview Target Football CIC to find out how to set up community football services for local people, and their ambitious expansion plans, supported by the likes of M&S. The episode launches on the 1st of May 2019.

Apr 2019

2 min

With councils struggling to keep libraries open, communities across the country are stepping in to save and manage them. In our latest episode, we visit some of these community-managed libraries, like Corbett Community Library in London, to understand the impact a community can make when they take them over and tips on how you can do the same News: Follow the links for useful case studies on community managed libraries (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/kensal-rise-library/), (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/case-studies-collaborative-community-businesses/) and information regarding the Community Managed Libraries Network (https://communitylibrariesnetwork.wordpress.com/) For funding opportunities head to (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/) to see the full list of programmes we have on offer including (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-fund/) opening soon. Remember to sign up to our newsletter (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz) for the latest updates and funding opportunities. Useful Links https://twitter.com/@thecbfix http://thecorbettsociety.org.uk/library/ https://www.facebook.com/CorbettCommunityLibrary/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archibald_Corbett,_1st_Baron_Rowallan https://communitylibrariesnetwork.wordpress.com https://www.uppernorwoodlibraryhub.org http://friendsofkensalriselibrary.org Access a transcript of the show here:

Apr 2019

27 min

With councils struggling to keep libraries open, communities across the country are stepping in to save and manage them. In our latest episode, we visit some of these community-managed libraries, like Corbett Community Library in London, to understand the impact a community can make when they take them over and tips on how you can do the same.

Mar 2019

2 min

Community food projects are helping not only to address food poverty, but allowing people to lead healthier and happier lives. Join us in the next episode when we visit Bentley Urban farm and hear how this community business is improving the lives of people living in Doncaster. Show Notes You can read the full case study on Bentley Urban Farm on the Power to Change website (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/permafuture-agroecology-ltd/) More useful case studies (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/forty-hall-vineyard/), (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/transition-town-wigan-greenslate-farm/) and funding news (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/news/1-34m-fund-support-community-food-farming-businesses/) Discover other useful resources (http://www.feanetwork.org/our-projects/loans-for-enlightened-agriculture-programme) For more funding opportunities for your community business, including the Community Business Bright Ideas programme (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-bright-ideas/) , check out the programme pages on the Power to Change website (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/) Remember to sign up to our newsletter (www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz) for the latest updates and funding opportunities. Links relating to the show Bentley Urban Farm - http://www.bentleyurbanfarm.com Doncopolitan - https://doncopolitan.com Inspiration and background on food deserts https://www.iconmann.com/home/2018/5/11/ron-finley https://www.ted.com/speakers/ron_finley Community Business Links: You can find out more about what’s going on at Power to Change and in the community business movement in all these places: Our website: www.powertochange.org.uk By subscribing to our newsletter: www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/ On Twitter: www.twitter.com/thecbfix On Facebook: www.facebook.com/communitybiz/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/peoplesbiz/?hl=en YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuW3vbzUSSfA9k1M0nuKfRg LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-power-to-change/ Discover other Community Business Fix episodes and full transcripts of the shows on the Power to Change website. www.powertochange.org.uk This show is a www.wearefieldwork.com production. Access a transcript of the show - https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-inspired/podcasts/tackling-food-poverty-community-led-way-2/

Feb 2019

30 min

Community food projects are helping not only to address food poverty, but allowing people to lead healthier and happier lives. Join us in the next episode when we visit Bentley Urban farm and hear how this community business is improving the lives of people living in Doncaster.

Feb 2019

2 min

From condemned streets to the Turner Prize - find out how the residents of Granby Four Streets transformed their condemned terraced homes, creating a thriving market, affordable housing and winning the biggest prize in British art. Brick by brick, community organisations are creating new models for housing that put residents at the front and centre. Find out about this growing movement and learn what support is available. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-housing/ • You can read the full case study for Granby Four Streets CLT on the Power to Change website (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/granby-four-streets/ ) • Discover useful resources and funding opportunities about Power to Change’s Homes in Community Hands programme website (https://www.communityledhomes.org.uk/ ) • More useful case studies (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/bristol-community-land-trust-case-study-1/ ) and research reports (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/works-successful-community-housing/ )are on community-led housing initiatives are available on the Power to Change Research Institute pages (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/ ) • For more funding opportunities for your community business, including the Community Business Trade Up programme (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-trade/ ), check out the programme pages on the Power to Change website (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/ ). • Remember to sign up to our newsletter (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/ ) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/peoplesbiz )for the latest updates and funding opportunities.

Feb 2019

33 min

From condemned streets to the Turner Prize: find out how the residents of Granby Four Streets created a thriving market, affordable housing and won the biggest prize in British art. Brick by brick, community organisations are creating new models for housing that put residents at the front and centre. Find out about this growing movement and learn what support is available.

Jan 2019

2 min

How do community business leaders balance the pressures of their work with their personal life and wellbeing? We talk to Shotley Pier and our very own Fergus Arkley to find out. Show Notes You can read case studies for The Bevy (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/the-bevy/) and Shotley Pier (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/shotley-pier/) on Power to Change’s website. Be sure to check out the Power to Change Research Institute Page (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/), Support for Grantees page (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/resources/support-for-grantees/) or Peer Networking pages (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/resources/peer-networking/) for more resources. Equally you can find further resources for peer support from: Plunkett Foundation: https://plunkett.co.uk/ Cooperatives UK: https://www.uk.coop/ Eden Project Communities: https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/ Locality: https://locality.org.uk/ Power to Change is excited to announce the opening of the Community Business Trade Up programme (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/programmes/community-business-trade/), in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) (https://www.the-sse.org/courses/community-business/). The programme provides a peer learning programme delivered through SSE and a Match Trading™ grant of up to £10,000 allocated in proportion to the income your organisation can generate from trading. So, if you're looking to grow your community business with the help of similarly passionate business leaders, read the guidance to see if you can apply for support! https://www.powertochange.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/CB-Trade-up-programme-guidelines.pdf We recently published our annual State of the Community Business Market report (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/community-business-market-2018/) and things are looking bright! With increased confidence and growth from previous years, 2018 was a positive year for CBs. Take a read of our blog for key insights from the report.   Grants of up to £100,000 are available for community-led energy initiatives with our Next Generation Fund (https://www.next-generation.org.uk/). You can submit an expression of interest up until Sunday 13 January so get going! Remember to read the guidance before applying. You can find out more about what’s going on at Power to Change and in the community business movement in all these places: Our website: www.powertochange.org.uk By subscribing to our newsletter: www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/ On Twitter: www.twitter.com/thecbfix On Facebook: www.facebook.com/communitybiz/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/peoplesbiz/?hl=en YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuW3vbzUSSfA9k1M0nuKfRg LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-power-to-change/ Discover other Community Business Fix episodes and full transcripts of the shows on the Power to Change website. www.powertochange.org.uk This show is a www.wearefieldwork.com production. Access a transcript of the show - https://www.powertochange.org.uk/community-business-fix-wellbeing-episode-transcript/

Dec 2018

33 min

How do community business leaders balance the pressures of their work with their personal life and wellbeing? We talk to Shotley Pier and our very own Fergus Arkley to find out.

Dec 2018

2 min

Café INDIEpendent is not only a great place to grab a coffee in Scunthorpe, it is helping to tackle social isolation and providing training opportunities for young people. Find out how they do it and get some top tips on setting up a community café from Buzz Lockleaze in Bristol. Show Notes You can read the full case study on Café INDIEpendent as well as other case studies on community businesses and the impact they are having on the Power to Change website. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/cafe-indiependent/ The Power to Change Research Institute has produced a Success Guide for Community Café. Have a read to get a useful insight into growing your community café and making it sustainable. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/community-business-success-guide-cafes/ Power to Change recently attended the People’s Powerhouse Conference in Bradford to help make a case for the role of community business in the Northern Powerhouse. Read our blog on the event. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/blog/vision-people-powered-northern-powerhouse/ Power to Change is offering 20 fully-funded places on Stir to Action’s New Economy Programme. Find out more and how to apply. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/news/power-change-offers-funded-places-stir-actions-new-economy-programme/ If you’re starting a community business venture, you can find useful resources (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/get-support/resources/) and research (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/role-community-businesses-providing-health-wellbeing-services-challenges-opportunities-support-needs/) on the Power to Change website including a Guide to Community Asset Transfer (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/understanding-cat-communityorgs/), a report on the role of community business in providing health and wellbeing services (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/role-community-businesses-providing-health-wellbeing-services-challenges-opportunities-support-needs/), and Research on Factors that contribute towards community business success (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/factors-contribute-community-business-success/). You can also read our latest report on Community Business in 2030, which outlines eight significant shifts needed for community business to flourish in the future (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/research/community-business-2030/). Find out about Events going on in the community business sector also on our website (https://www.powertochange.org.uk/events/), including the upcoming Losing Control Conference from the Social Change Agency (https://www.losingcontrol.org/event-2/) and the Looking After Ourselves Online Workshop from Eden Project Communities (https://www.facebook.com/events/295308304413690/?active_tab=about). You can find out more about what’s going on at Power to Change and in the community business movement in all these places: Our website: www.powertochange.org.uk By subscribing to our newsletter: www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/ On Twitter: www.twitter.com/thecbfix On Facebook: www.facebook.com/communitybiz/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/peoplesbiz/?hl=en YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuW3vbzUSSfA9k1M0nuKfRg LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-power-to-change/ Discover other Community Business Fix episodes and full transcripts of the shows on the Power to Change website. www.powertochange.org.uk This show is a www.wearefieldwork.com production. Access a transcript of the show - https://www.powertochange.org.uk/community-business-fix-community-cafes/

Nov 2018

35 min

Café INDIEpendent is not only a great place to grab a coffee in Scunthorpe, it is helping to tackle social isolation and providing training opportunities for young people. Find out how they do it and get some top tips on setting up a community café from Buzz Lockleaze in Bristol.

Nov 2018

2 min

Find out how community businesses are breathing life into high streets left behind by big chains. We talk to Homebaked – a community-run bakery in Anfield, as well as Vidhya Alakeson and Sir John Timpson about their work on the government’s panel on the future of the great British high street. Show Notes Power to Change’s CEO, Vidhya Alakeson has recently written a blog in response to an announcement in the autumn budget for further support to save our high streets. Vidhya outlines the role community business could play in revitalising and repurposing high streets. You can read the full blog on the Power to Change website. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/blog/budget-brings-welcome-news-saving-high-streets-communities-need-driving-seat/ If you want to find out more about Homebaked, you can read the case study on the Power to Change website. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/what-is-community-business/stories/homebaked/ If you’re interested in the impact Power to Change is having in local areas, you can read our latest impact report. The report draws together evidence from the first three years of research and analysis to provide a baseline picture of both Power to Change’s impact on its grantees and the wider community business marketplace. https://www.powertochange.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Better-places-through-community-business-Digital.pdf Are you a community business leader or spearheading a community initiative in your local area? We understand that doing so can take its toll on your mental health and wellbeing. That’s why we are planning a podcast episode in the new year to give you tips on avoiding burnout. Get in touch with your stories, tips and advice by 16 November to be featured in the episode. https://fieldwork.typeform.com/to/LAcLJp We are also looking for personal Christmas recipes, cooking tips and community Christmas ideas – to use in a PR campaign on the important role community kitchens play in bringing people together at Christmas. So, if you cook a mean turkey or the world’s best pigs in blankets then we want to hear from you. Get in touch with Jonathan or Laura at BJL by e-mailing jonathan.bacon@bjl.co.uk or laura.hunt@bjl.co.uk Power to Change has also recently launched its new Community Energy Programme. The Next Generation Fund will make £100,000 available to ten community groups to work on new business models for community energy in their area. If this sounds of interest, register for our 45 min webinar on 20 November. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6091859961019064589 You can find out more about what’s going on at Power to Change and in the community business movement in all these places: Our website: www.powertochange.org.uk By subscribing to our newsletter: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/our-newsletter/ On Twitter: www.twitter.com/thecbfix On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/communitybiz/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peoplesbiz/?hl=en YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuW3vbzUSSfA9k1M0nuKfRg LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-power-to-change/ Discover other Community Business Fix episodes and full transcripts of the shows on the Power to Change website. www.powertochange.org.uk This show is a www.wearefieldwork.com production. Access a transcript of the show - https://www.powertochange.org.uk/community-business-fix-saving-high-streets/

Nov 2018

40 min

Find out how community businesses are breathing life into high streets left behind by big chains. We talk to Homebaked – a community-run bakery in Anfield, as well as Vidhya Alakeson and Sir John Timpson about their work on the government’s panel on the future of the great British high street.

Oct 2018

2 min

The team who rescued Stretford Public Hall near Manchester explain how they raised vital funds by selling community shares. Want to set up your own share offer? Our top tips make essential listening. Show Notes If your group is just starting off and wants to get your community share offer off the ground, it’s worth applying to the Community Shares Starter Fund. You can receive up to £6,000 extra funding from Power to Change. Search for ‘Crowdfunder community shares starter fund’ to find out more. If you’re a bit further along in your community business journey and want to launch your community share offer, the Community Shares Booster programme offers development grants of up to £10,000 and equity match funding of up to £100,000. Community pubs, housing, energy projects and many more have already benefited. Go to www.communitysharesbooster.org.uk for more information. It’s Social Saturday on 13 October, a great opportunity to remind your customers that buying products and services from community business does good too! List your community business on the Social Enterprise UK map and get tips to make the most of the campaign. Remember to use the hashtag #SocialSaturday2018 Join us at an upcoming the Community Energy Conference on 19 October - The Energy Transition: Top-down v Grassroots, where Power to Change will be talking about its upcoming community energy programme finance and support for community energy. Talking of November, have you booked your tickets for the Locality Convention yet? Over 400 people will be sharing tips, getting inspired and exchanging knowledge about all sorts of community businesses on 7th and 8th November in Bristol. Hopefully, we’ll see you there! To find out about any of these events the best place to start is the power to change website, powertochange.org.uk Links https://www.stretfordpublichall.org.uk https://www.uk.coop https://locality.org.uk/events/convention/ https://www.fordhallfarm.com www.communitysharesbooster.org.uk https://locality.org.uk/events/convention/ www.Powertochange.org.uk https://twitter.com/thecbfix www.wearefieldwork.com Access a transcript of the show: https://www.powertochange.org.uk/community-business-fix-community-shares-episode-transcript/

Oct 2018

43 min

The team who rescued Stretford Public Hall near Manchester explain how they raised vital funds by selling community shares. Want to set up your own share offer? Our top tips make essential listening.

Sep 2018

3 min

In 2017, the number of community pubs in England increased by 30% - bucking the trend afflicting mainstream pubs. But what is a community pub? How do you start one? Join us for a pint at The Gardners Rest in Sheffield and get top tips to save your local from someone who has already done it.

Aug 2018

27 min

In 2017, the number of community pubs in England increased by 30% - bucking the trend afflicting mainstream pubs. But what is a community pub? How do you start one? Join us for a pint at The Gardners Rest in Sheffield and get top tips to save your local from someone who has already done it.

Aug 2018

2 min

In this podcast, Vidhya Alakeson, Chief Executive of Power to Change explores some of the ways people have taken power in their local areas by starting up community businesses. Featuring community businesses from Bristol, Luton, Liverpool, London, Leeds, and Wellingborough.

Apr 2018

31 min

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