Wales’ first self-built housing community gets government grant

A new housing development in Gower, Glamorgan, will be led and part-built by the community following…

Regulation, finance and the barriers to the UK housing co-op sector

'The current government has guaranteed many schemes in the housing sector ... We could do with…

UK building societies buck market to provide mortgage growth

Several mutuals have introduced 'new and innovative ways to support people into homeownership', says sector body…

Midcounties beats its targets on climate emissions and food waste

The society reports a 32% reduction in GHG emissions on 2019, and a 21% reduction in…

Bid launched to create community nature reserve in West Yorkshire

Bridestones Rewilded wants to buy and restore moorland above Todmorden, for the benefit of wildlife, the…

Channel Islands Co-op joins partnership to offer mobile phone service

The society is working with telecoms company - and island specialist – Sure on the proposed…

New Zealand’s Co-op Bank grows annual profit to more than $20m

'We have seen strong growth in home loan customers, and we are proud to have helped…

MPs approve law change to level playing field for building societies

The news was welcomed by sector body BSA, which says it will give mortgage customers more…

West Midlands Ownership Hub launches with initial focus on creative sector

Newly elected Labour/Co-op mayor Richard Parker will work with sector bodies on the regional ownership hub,…

Castle & Crystal Credit Union placed into administration

Most members will be compensated within seven days, say regulators

Channel Islands Co-op trials neurodivergent-friendly shopping

The scheme, being tested at four stores, will be rolled out across the society if it…

Scotmid Co-op lifts trading profit to £4.3m for 2023

'The trading result indicates a resilience and, backed by a strong balance sheet, allows the society…