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Tough elections for Labour bring gains for Co-op Party but loss for CCIN member Plymouth

By-election defeat in Hartlepool was offset by three metro mayor wins - with Nik Johnson and…

Preston Council leader’s how-to guide for the new municipalism

Making the case for community wealth building to 'solve problems from below without permission from above'

Preston Council agrees to join Liverpool and Wirral on regional mutual bank

The North West Mutual Bank will help the authority develop its community wealth building initiative

Nominations open for Co-op of the Year Awards

The awards, run by Co-operatives UK, return after missing a year in 2020 due to the…

Meet … Kay Johnson MBE, founder of the Larder in Preston

'I’m not a boss, I don’t want to manage people, I want to work with them.…

Co-op movement responds to Rishi Sunak’s autumn statement

Response from shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds, the CCIN, Co-operatives UK and Community Energy England

Build back greener: Can community wealth building solve the crises of Covid and climate?

The CCIN conference explored how councils could rebuild local economies post Covid-19

Use co-op ideas to restart local economies after Covid-19, says CCIN

With councils facing severe financial challenges, the Co-operatives Unleashed report looks at community-led ways to mobilise…

Oxford City Council joins Co-operative Councils Innovation Network

The council commits to promoting co-operatives as part of the city's economy

Co-operative councils brace for Covid-19 recession

'We may not have a blue light, but we are the fifth emergency service. Residents rely…

Thinktanks call for community wealth models and plural ownership in post-Covid settlement

CLES and the Democracy Collaborative argue for 'a new politics of community control from the ground…

Covid-19 – time to rethink free market capitalism?

With global recession looming in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, where next for efforts to…