Support service

123 Accommodation CIC

SAFE Regeneration is a community business working all over the world from its base beside the Liverpool-Leeds canal in Bootle and are committed to working with their community partners to continue to bring significant social, economic and environmental benefits to their neighbourhood.

Hub

30 Chapel Street

A community business working with social entrepreneurs to come up with innovative ideas to help sustain local community practices in Bradford.

Sport and leisure

4SLC FOR STOCKSBRIDGE COMMUNITY LEISURE CENTRE TRUST

The charity re-opened the closed Leisure Centre in 2013 and has successfully operated this under community management as a social enterprise ever since. It provides public access 7 days per week offering a wide range of membership options for all ages and swimming lessons from age 4 and above in both its swimming pools. It also provides a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the Centre to assist in its daily operation.

Hub

55 East Ltd

A new community hub in East Street, Walworth providing a community café, workspace, and a retail space. Initially hosted by Hatch Enterprises the hub is now an independent community owned space.

Arts, heritage and culture

A B&B CIC

B&B is a traditional Blackpool Bed and Breakfast re-imagined by artists for the 21st Century. Its central mission is to support arts, culture, training and development opportunities for local communities and creatives whilst still performing as a highly attractive hotel for guests.

Pub

Abingdon Arms

Saved from closure by the community, the pub offers fantastic food and drink, a beautiful garden and a welcoming atmosphere.

Support service

Abram Ward Community Charity

AWCC is a collaboration of social enterprises, charities, and community groups; working together to create sustainable and innovative communities.

Business support, training, education or employment

Action for Business Ltd

Carlisle Business Centre is a not for private profit organisation, driven by a dedicated workforce, that's supported by a voluntary board of directors. We operate as a social enterprise that donates its generated profit to the Action For Community Ltd charity, enabling us to proudly support the local community.

Sport and leisure

ActivLives

ActivLives is a local independent charity working in Ipswich and across Suffolk to keep people active, connected and involved with their local community through accessible sports and exercise, learning new skills and volunteering opportunities.

Hub

Acts of Random Caring Community Interest Company

Acts of Random Caring CIC better known as ARCCIC (formerly Gatis gardeners) was established in December 2013, to support the local community by creating a hub on a well known and loved site. A site known as Gatis Community Space that is open to and welcomes all. We are not based on any specific faith or culture, but we do seek to bring all cultures together through tolerance, acceptance of differences and celebrating those differences together as a community.

Sport and leisure

Adrenaline Alley

To provide safe, secure and manageable facilities addressing the needs of local communities and to be recognised as a leading provider of urban sports using a range of partnerships to become a sustainable social enterprise.

Shop

Alfrick and Lusley Community Shop Ltd

A community shop meeting the needs of local residents in Alfrick, Worcester.

Business support, training, education or employment

All Saints Action Network

The mission of ASAN is to create a sustainable organisation responsive to local needs through the development and management of enterprise, employment and environmental projects.

Sport and leisure

Alt Valley Community Trust

As a pioneering community anchor organisation, Alt Valley Community Trust has been at the heart of the North Liverpool community since 1983 and has become a focal point for energising and regenerating the local communities of Croxteth, Norris Green, Clubmoor, Fazakerley, Dovecot, Walton and beyond.

Support service

Ambition Lawrence Weston

Lawrence Weston is a post-war housing estate on the north west outskirts of Bristol. Ambition Lawrence Weston was established in 2012 by a group of residents who wanted to make the area a better place to live, after a decline in local services.

Arts, heritage and culture

Amble Development Trust

Amble Development Trust has been set up specifically to improve and develop the area of Amble through regenerating the former coal mining town of Amble by taking a lead in most aspects of economic, social and community regeneration in partnership with other agencies.

Arts, heritage and culture

Ancoats Dispensary Trust

Ancoats Dispensary Trust is a grass roots community group dedicated to the restoration of the Grade II Listed Ancoats Dispensary Building for the people of Manchester.

Sport and leisure

Ardagh Community Trust

The Ardagh is a large, community, leisure and sports facility located in the centre of Horfield Common, North Bristol. The Cafe on the Common at the Ardagh is a community business run by the Ardagh Community Trust, with all profits reinvested into Ardagh and the wider Horfield Common area to support improvements to the quality and availability of facilities for local people.

Arts, heritage and culture

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust

A unique heritage site in the heart of Bristol set in 45 green acres of Victorian garden cemetery.

Arts, heritage and culture

Artz for All CIC

Based in Skelmersdale, Artz for all has been delivering community arts activities since 2014. Tackling community and social issues through the medium of Arts, including drama, dance, singing and performing arts.

Café

ASH Yorkshire Community Interest Company

The Lodge Café with profits slated to fund vital work in their community. Against the odds, they negotiated a Community Asset Transfer for Bowling Park Lodge; raised £400,000 in grants and loans, stopped the Lodge falling down, and then fully refurbished it.They have developed the local park lodge into a community hub and café making available a range of services and activities to enhance health and well-being at the same time as promoting community cohesion.

Housing

Ashley Vale Action Group Ltd

Ecomotive is a workers’ co-operative which grew out of the Ashley Vale self build project in Bristol. After they had completed their own self build home, Jackson Moulding and Anna Hope wanted to be able to offer other people the same opportunity to design and build their own homes in a community setting. And so Ecomotive was born.

Pub

Ashton Hayes Community Hub Ltd ( The Golden Lion)

Ashton Hayes community want to transform their local pub into a community hub for all.

Hub

Aspire Ryde

A community hub, providing services throughout the week in a redundant church building which now buzzes with activity.

Hub

Asset Base South Tyneside Community Interest Company

The supply of community and social office space and community based funding. Asset Base are the partners taking on the management of the local community centre, which had remained dormant for five-years but is now a thriving centre for the community.

Hub

Aveley Village Community Forum Ltd

A community forum and hub for the people of Aveley.

Pub

Avon Dassett Community Benefit Society Limited

Transforming their local pub into a hub for the community.

Hub

Aylesham Village Hall Establishment Committee

To promote the building of a community hub in the heart of Aylesham

Sport and leisure

B Active N B Fit Community Interest Company

B’ Active ‘N’ B’ Fit is an Award Winning Company that is dedicated to tailoring structured exercise programmes and well-being services to suit individual needs in the local community with a public health focus.

Pub

Balcombe Community Pub Limited

The Half Moon Inn has been at the heart of Balcombe village life for more than a hundred years and is now owned by the community.

Pub

Bamford Community Society

The Bamford Community Society (BCS) is a not-for-profit co-operative formed to enable the people of Bamford to own and operate their village amenities for the long-term benefit of their village. The BCS was formed in response to the closure, in early 2012, of the last operational pub in the centre of village with a view to taking it into community ownership.

Transport

Barnet Community Transport

Provide safe, accessible and affordable transport for community groups and individuals in Barnet and surrounding areas.

Business support, training, education or employment

Barnsley Community Build

BCB is a charity and a social enterprise that has two areas of involvement, Training and Commercial that are very closely interlinked. All the profits from their commercial activities go directly to their training company.

Hub

Barrow Hill Community Trust

A community development charity that will provide facilities & services for the people of Barrow Hill & the surrounding areas.

Hub

Bebeccino Kids Café

Award winning hub and café for parents and families on the Isle of Wight.

Pub

Beckley and Area Community Benefit Society Limited

Members of the community have bought shares in Beckley Area Community Benefit Society Limited (“BACBS” or “The Society”) which, has in turn, purchased the pub on behalf of the community, and appointed tenants to run the pub.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Bee Urban

BeeUrban is a honeybee-centric social enterprise based in Kennington, South London, which aims to positively influence the urban environment through supporting local people and promoting positive, ecologically sound practice around urban greening, building, farming and particularly bee-keeping.

Hub

Bee Wirral

A Not-For-Profit Community Interest Company founded in 2013, dedicated to supporting families in making positive choices so that they can improve their own life chances. Their aim is to become a community resource, somewhere that residents feel welcome and can come to take part in training, courses, activities and support services. They want to fill the need and help develop a sense of community.

Pub

Beeston Community Enterprises Limited

Beeston Community Enterprises Ltd. was formed with a single purpose - to purchase the Ploughshare and run it for the benefit of the village.

Food production or farming

Bermondsey Community Kitchen CIC

Their organisation is a community cafe and free training facility.

Support service

Beverley Cherry Tree Community Centre

Launched initially by the local Children’s Society to provide services specifically for disadvantaged children in the area, the organisation has steadily evolved to become an integral part of the community. Established as a Community Centre in 1993, following the closure of a Family Centre run jointly by the Children’s’ Society and Humberside County Council, the Humberside County Council gave the building to the new Association in 1996.

Business support, training, education or employment

Big Issue Invest

Set up in 2005 as the social investment arm of The Big Issue, Big Issue Invest exists to further The Big Issue’s activities and reach by financing the growth of sustainable social enterprises and charities. Their goal is to continue supporting organisations that are seeking to make a positive difference for people and communities across the UK.

Health and social care

B-Inspired (The Braunstone Foundation)

B-inspired is the trading name of the Braunstone Foundation and is a neighbourhood-based charity in Braunstone, Leicester. We established in 2010 to carry forward the ground breaking work and legacy created by the BCA since 2000. We have worked to change Braunstone for the better, and together we have achieved a great deal. Working with the community, we have gained a unique insight into the real life issues close to the hearts of our residents. In identifying these issues, we have built active ...

Pub

Birkdale Community Hub (The Blundell Arms Community Pub)

Birkdale Community Hub and Pub intend to open the Blundell Arms as a community hub and pub with a coffee bar, dementia cafe, function room and microbrewery.

Hub

Birtley Community Association

The Centre Caters for the recreational, educational and social needs of the local community.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Country Make CIC

Black Country Make are a group of young adults living on the Heath Town estate in Wolverhampton. With the help of local architect Jeremy Monk-Hawksworth, they are turning the estate into a digital factory, making everything from films to houses. Operating out of disused shops, a closed-down youth club and former underground car park, they are transforming the heritage of the past using the tools of the future.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Country Radio

A community radio station for the West Midlands.

Arts, heritage and culture

Black Sheep Collective CIC

Drawing on their individual arts practices, associates and shared creative drives, they nurture bold expressions of creativity often defying conformity. They believe in breaking new ground and using the arts as a means to reduce barriers and foster the development of creative communities. They work in many settings and environments in the UK and internationally.

Arts, heritage and culture

Bollington Initiative Trust

Bollington Initiative Trust (BIT) is a local charity which helps to preserve the town’s unique environment and heritage, building partnerships with local government, companies and community groups. We develop sustainably, working with the local community to support local businesses to deliver crucial community projects, which help to build a stronger economy and heritage for the town.

Food production or farming

Bosavern Community Enterprises

Community farm in Cornwall with the principal aim of helping to support the local community through horticultural production, the marketing of local food produce, local education and employment and volunteering opportunities.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Bradford Beekeepers Association

The Bradford Beekeepers are a group of friendly beekeepers from Bradford and West Leeds. We are members of the Yorkshire Beekeepers Associations and the British Beekeepers Association. Our aim is to help people keep bees successfully and to enjoy helping one another to do things well. Beekeeping is best in the city and the suburbs and we can produce the best quality honey, candles and other hive products.

Support service

Bradnet Ltd

Here at Bradnet we recognise that there are many barriers that people with disabilities face in living an independent life. These can vary from physical obstacles, to experiencing a lack of opportunity and poverty. We endeavour to provide support, advice and assistance to all our service users to enable them to lead as full a life as possible.

Sport and leisure

Bramley Baths and Community Ltd

We’re a community-led, not for profit centre for fitness, health and fun. We have a public gym, swimming pool, steam room and space for community events, meetings and fitness classes.

Hub

Brampton and Beyond Community Trust

We have a range of community facilities available to members and non-members. By becoming a Friend of the Community Centre, you can also enjoy discounts on room hire, party bookings, mini bus hire, fitness suite membership and more, such as discounts on courses.

Health and social care

Branch Out MK

Based in a community centre (York House) in Milton Keynes, this is a horticultural therapy project working with adults with severe learning disabilities, autism, special needs and mental health problems.

Support service

Bridgewater YMCA

Somerset County YMCA is a charitable community service organization, rooted in Christian values and dedicated to helping all people grow in spirit, mind and body. We are guided by our core principles of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Energy

Brighton Energy Co-op

As a social enterprise, Brighton Energy Coop is all about community investment in renewable energy. It’s a simple idea: basically everyone puts in a bit of cash and collectively we us this to build big solar energy systems. Money from selling this solar electricity gets distributed back to members, and to our community fund. We have hundreds of members from in and out of the Brighton area – together we’ve already built more than £1.9m of community-funded solar PV.

Housing

Bristol CLT

Bristol Community Land Trust (BCLT) is a not for profit organisation which seeks to open up opportunities for acquiring land and developing affordable housing for its members and strives to promote the cause of self-organised housing across the Bristol city region.

Energy

Bristol Community Energy Limited

Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is a community-owned energy cooperative, growing Greater Bristol’s local green energy supply and making the benefits available to all. We develop renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and help others to do the same.

Transport

Bristol Community Ferry Boats Ltd

In 2013 we set up 'Bristol Community Ferry Boats' as a community benefit society, a type of cooperative. This secures Bristol's iconic blue and yellow boats for the future, feeding any profit back into the company to maintain and improve the ferry service for Bristol.

Housing

Brixton Green

Lambeth Council aims to redevelop part of Somerleyton Road. This is an important site at the heart of Brixton and we believe Brixton people should be at the forefront of this redevelopment.

Café

Brixton People's Kitchen

Cafe that collects food surplus and brings people together to cook a feast to share with their neighbours. Brixton People's Kitchen takes on volunteers to cook and prepare food for local residents.

Hub

Bromley by Bow Centre

The Bromley by Bow Centre is a pioneering charity that combines an extensive neighbourhood hub with a medical practice and a community research project.

Health and social care

BS3 Community Development (Old name: Southville Community Development Association)

BS3 Community Development was founded in 1991 to improve the lives of people living in BS3 and the surrounding area. We run two community venues; the Southville Centre and the Chessel Centre. BS3 Community Development is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee and as a social business we reinvest surplus generated from our profitable services into educational, arts, environmental and social projects that we either run directly or support partners to deliver.

Arts, heritage and culture

Build Brighton

Build Brighton is a communal workshop and collective of over 100 makers, designers, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers and artists who love to build stuff. We’re part of a global network of makerspaces – places where people do creative projects, such as electronics, 3D printing, crafts, woodworking and food hacking. Our main purpose is to provide tools and a space in which our members can gather, collaborate and learn from each other. People can beaver away on their own projects, or take part in ex...

Café

Buzz Lockleaze

Buzz Lockleaze is a locally born social enterprise working with the community to enhance employability opportunities, enterprise activity, and access to improved health and wellbeing through healthy food provision.

Sport and leisure

Byrne Avenue Trust

Byrne Avenue Trust (BAT) intends to restore the building housing baths whilst retaining the surviving original features, and refurbish the rest of the building. Due to the size of the building, we are doing this in a phased approach so that we can get some spaces open as quickly as possible.

Shop

Bythams Community Shop Limited

The Bythams Community Shop is a project that aims to provide a local shop for the villages of Castle Bytham and Little Bytham and their nearby parishes.

Business support, training, education or employment

Cafe INDIEpendent Ltd

We are a not-for-profit. We provide work experience, training and youth work support to young people aged 16-25. Our cafe is staffed by young volunteers, giving them the chance to develop job skills and improve their prospects. It works too – over 60% of our volunteers go on to secure paid employment. We also host a daily drop in for children aged 13-18 and work with a vast array of community groups to address social issues, serving as a springboard for community development.

Business support, training, education or employment

Caius House

A community and youth centre in Battersea, London. They work with young people mainly, but also the wider community, with classes for adults, an art gallery and space for community groups. They have a focus on education in a less formal environment.

Housing

Calder Valley Community Land Trust

We are a member-led community benefit society with charitable status which has been established to help address and meet housing needs in our part of Calderdale. We are part of the fast-growing community-led housing network, where local people play a leading role in solving local housing problems, creating genuinely affordable homes and stronger communities in ways that are difficult through current mainstream housing.

Business support, training, education or employment

Calico Homes Ltd.

The Calico Group: innovative charities and businesses working together to make social profit, rather than financial profit, the driving force behind our wide range of high quality services. We want to help individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and their families, live peacefully, prosperously and healthily, in warm, secure homes and safe, friendly communities.

Health and social care

Camerados

Camerados is a new social movement that believes we need two things to get through hard times: Friends and Purpose. A community support network looking out for those around who may be vulnerable or lonely.

Food production or farming

Can Cook C.I.C.

Can Cook was set up in 2007 as a food organisation working with people living in South Liverpool who didn’t have basic cookery skills. We have since provided around 13,000 people with cookery training, enabling them to prepare fresh meals.

Shop

Candover Valley Community Store

A community shop meeting the needs of the local residents of Candover Valley.

Arts, heritage and culture

Cannington Shaw Preservation Trust CIC

The Cannington Shaw no.7 Bottle Shop is primarily important for both its rarity, being one of only two nationally surviving examples of a late nineteenth century glass furnace dedicated to the manufacture of bottles, and the contribution that it makes to the surviving evidence of the development of the nationally important glass industry of St Helens.

Arts, heritage and culture

Caraboo Projects

Established in 2018 Caraboo Projects is a contemporary art organisation situated in the heart of Bedminster, Bristol. We strive to build an inclusive and collaborative platform with artists, curators and local members of the community, for experimentation and the development of cross-disciplinary arts in Bristol.

Health and social care

Care Plus (Staffordshire) Limited

Care Plus is a leading provider of housing, care and support services in South Staffordshire and Shropshire. We help older people and others with disabilities or health conditions, to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Sport and leisure

Carnforth Swimming Pool

The pool opened it doors back in 1978 following a spate of tragic water-related accidents around the town. In its fortieth year it stopped being Council run and has been put into the hands of a group of local people who had a vision to ensure its survival and growth for Carnforth and the surrounding area. It provides health and wellbeing to people of all ages; a hub where people can meet, get fit, keep fit and have fun.

Arts, heritage and culture

Castleford Heritage Trust

Castleford Heritage Trust was established in 2000, and is a registered charity and a limited company which aims to promote the community's heritage and culture to build a strong, successful community.

Hub

Castlehaven Horticultural Hub

A community hub in Camden with 4 acres of builds and outdoor space. They have a secure hub space, with greenhouse, 200 yards from the gardens. They offer services for older people, youth and children.

Pub

Caverswall Community Society Ltd

We are a newly owned community pub located in the historical village of Caverswall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The Auctioneers Arms opened on Saturday 19th May 2018 after the doors were closed 19 months ago. It was sold to a property developer and was due for demolition but, after months of planning, absolute dedication and working together, our community saved it!

Support service

Cedarwood Trust

Founded in 1980 by local residents of the Meadow Well Estate in North Tyneside, the Cedarwood Trust exists to challenge the inequalities that are experienced by residents and which cause reduced life chances and life expectancies.

Business support, training, education or employment

Centre 63

Centre 63 is a Church of England Youth Centre incorporated in 1988 - providing a safe, inclusive and indiscriminate community venue in Kirkby to deliver high quality informal and community educational services to children and young people aged 8 - 25

Support service

Centre at Three Ways

Threeways was established to create sustainable social change in and across North Halifax. Many parts of North Halifax sadly have remained areas of high disadvantage for many years with unemployment, crime, health, education and training performing well below regional and national average levels. Threeways was formed to make a difference in our community and to be a catalyst in the community; to bring together people who want to see positive change and work together to make it happen.

Support service

Centre for Local Economic Strategy

CLES is the UK's leading, independent think and do tank realising progressive economics for people and place. Our aim is to achieve social justice, good local economies and effective public services for everyone, everywhere.

Support service

Centre West (Newcastle)

A charitable company with a community vision, Centre West works to give residents a voice in the issues that matter in the West End.

Hub

Centre4 Ltd

Centre4 (formerly Second Avenue Resource Centre) was established in 1995 and exists to support the regeneration of North East Lincolnshire. It is a vibrant Hub that offers services and activities to the local community as well as incubator space for small businesses and social enterprises.

Pub

Centurion Community Action Group Limited

The Centurion Community Action Group was set up following the announced plans to demolish The Centurion Public House, Vicars Cross and build a care home in its place. This group strongly opposed the plans and led the community in a successful opposition of two planning application and a planning appeal to keep the pub.

Pub

Centurion Pub

The Centurion is at the centre of the Vicars Cross Community and is very much part of its social and cultural heart. The Centurion offers a range of social opportunities for all age groups of the local community and is the only fully licensed facility in Vicars Cross.

Arts, heritage and culture

Chadwell Heath South Residents? Association

The Chadwell Heath South Residents’ Association (CHSRA) is a constituted organisation working to advance community development and urban regeneration, whilst preserving and promoting the historical and cultural heritage of Chadwell Heath, for the benefit of the public.

Shop

Chalford Community Stores

Chalford Village shop is a co-operative run by volunteers providing fresh local produce and services, supporting local enterprise and creating a social and information hub at the heart of the village. We sell produce from organic vegetables to newspapers and tea bags to local craft from Made in Chalford.

Hub

Charles Burrell Centre Ltd

Charles Burrell Centre Limited is a non-profit organisation with exempt charity status founded in 2015. Established as a community benefit society, the organisation is responsible for the running of Charles Burrell Centre based at Staniforth Road in Thetford, Norfolk.

Community hub, facility or space

Cheese and Grain

The Cheese and Grain is a not-for-profit, member owned social enterprise and also a registered charity. Its main aim is to promote and boost Frome’s social, cultural and economic life. You don’t have to be a member to use the Cheese and Grain and everyone is welcome at our café and bar.

Pub

Chequers Inn Ash Society Limited

A community led initiative to save the pub from going into private hands and transferring it to community ownership. Villagers were concerned about the closure and potential loss of this ancient inn at the centre of the village. However, the successful campaign to save the pub from development raised the level of community interest, enthusiasm and spirit.

Support service

Chichester Community Development Trust

Working with the communities at Graylingwell Park and Roussillon Park, Chichester Community Development Trust empowers people by developing skills and supporting projects that create local opportunities, employment and build community spirit.

Health and social care

Child Dynamix

Child Dynamix works with Children and Young people growing up in challenging and difficult circumstances; they might be living in families with issues like addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, domestic and other forms of abuse, a parent or sibling in prison. These children and young people often don’t have an adult they can rely on in their lives or a secure place to call home, they don’t have routine or support as they try and find their way in life.

Café

Chill in the Community CIC

A Pay as you Feel cafe and community space started by 2 community minded residents looking to galvanise their community into action.

Shop

Church Fenton Community Shop

A once defunct post office now taken over by the community and initially used as a local shop. It's trade up plans are to expand the services to include tea room, community garden, healthcare services e.g chiropody for the elder

Sport and leisure

City of Liverpool Football Club Limited

We seek to be an inclusive footballing expression of our city region identity, community owned and operated and providing a foundation for grassroots football to thrive and grow.

Hub

Clitterhouse Farm Project (Our Yard)

The Clitterhouse Farm Project’s mission is to protect these historic Victorian farm outbuildings from demolition and to secure their future, so the entire site can be transformed into a vibrant, creative and sustainable hub that supports our community and small businesses. We want to provide a compatible and flexible space relevant to the needs of the local population and to create a tangible improvement to the area before, during and after the Brent Cross Cricklewood Regeneration.

Housing

Coatham House Enterprises

Coatham House Projects is a Redcar based charity born in 1984 when a group of local residents began their task of establishing a project to offer supported accommodation to local young people who were in need of housing.

Support service

Coexist CIC

Building on their identity as an organisation that lives to its values, Coexist are not just making a legal stand, but also addressing the way private and charitable sectors interact with one another. Coexist are regarded as ambassadors for community rights and, by taking these steps, they may be paving the way for a broader movement to safeguard community spaces on a wider scale.

Arts, heritage and culture

Community Arts Project North East Community Interest Company

A community arts project involving radio, training and development.

Health and social care

Community Catalysts

The aim of the project is to mainstream the Community Catalysts’ approach to supporting enterprising communities to develop care and health solutions for other local people, with a focus on community business.

Business support, training, education or employment

Community Foundation for Calderdale

We partner with multiple local charities and small voluntary lead organisation to co-create change that matters. Our leadership approach creates unique solutions that foster growth, connections and sustainable change. Aligning and leveraging resources allows us to strengthen our community for the long term.

Support service

Community Help and Lifestyle Knowledge CIC

CHALK is a community interest company which sells donated furniture to raise funds to support the community of Oswestry and surrounding areas. Most of our work is supporting the homeless and people living in poverty through practical resources along with a friendly place to gain advice, sign posting and assistance that would not be received anywhere else.

Business support, training, education or employment

Community Investment Services Limited

Community Investment Services Limited is a company dedicated to encouraging more investment in the responsible finance sector through the Community Investment Tax Relief scheme (CITR).

Hub

Community Organisers

Community Organisers is the national, non-profit membership body and training organisation for community organising in England. We are led by our members and are inspiring thousands of people to get involved in community organising practice to join the growing movement of people up and down the country who are transforming their neighbourhoods for good.

Business support, training, education or employment

Community Roots Community Interest Company

Community Roots CIC works to ignite action for social change to bring about a more equal and inclusive society. Since inception, we have been pioneers of Community Organising in Gloucestershire and have built up a portfolio of evidence to show that using this approach creates positive change. We work with residents living in areas of deprivation to develop their confidence, use their voices and skills to take action on the things that really matter to them in order to create changes that will ha...

Hub

Community Treasure Chest CIC

CTC is a recycling community hub providing affordable household items such as furniture, white goods, homeware and clothing to people in Liskeard, Cornwall.

Arts, heritage and culture

Company Drinks CIC

Company Drinks wants to become a solid example of how to combine local heritage (‘going picking’ and the area’s agricultural and industrial past) with local resources (spare fruit, growing spaces), local skills (recipe ideas, specialist and localised knowledge, drinks production) and a local economy.

Business support, training, education or employment

Co-operative College

We truly believe that great things happen when people co-operate. As an educational charity, we're empowering and inspiring individuals and communities to build a fairer world. Take a moment to browse our website, starting with the introduction to our various areas of work below. See how we are making a difference, and how you can benefit from, or support us, in our work.

Arts, heritage and culture

Coventry Priory CIC

Step back in time when you visit Coventry and the home of Lady Godiva's Cathedral, showing artefacts of Channel 4's Time Team digs, the site of Parliament 1404, 1459 and Undercrofts. Spend time in our beautiful gardens, the Cloisters and tour the tranquil grounds as you learn about the rich history of Coventry Priory Visitor Centre has to offer. We are a Community led Social Enterprise

Pub

Craufurd Arms Society Limited

Community owned pub in Maidenhead

Business support, training, education or employment

Creative Computing Club CIC

A club to teach creative computing (gaming, VR, robotics, animation, coding etc) to children, young people and adults in Ipswich. It was established in response to the needs of local families and also reaches out to disadvantaged groups.

Library

Crediton Community Bookshop Limited

We are part of the fabulous indie booksellers' network and as a social enterprise we are committed to finding creative ways to support community projects. From inspiring school children with stories (and the authors who write them) to providing skills training and improved employability to projects reducing rural social isolation and investing in other community ventures.

Hub

Crystal Palace Community Development Trust

Launched in 2004, the Crystal Palace Community Trust is a community-based charity that operates for the benefit of those who live and work in the wards that comprise the Crystal Palace area of south London.

Transport

Cuckmere Community Bus Ltd

A community run bus service serving the communities of the Cuckmere Valley in beautiful East Sussex since 1976, taking people to their nearest towns for shopping, for appointments, or for pleasure.

Hub

Cullingworth Village Hall Management Committee Ltd

Cullingworth Village Hall was founded in 1971 and is registered as a charity. It is run on a ‘not for profit’ basis to serve our Cullingworth Village and our local community.

Sport and leisure

East Lancashire Football Development Association

We are a mission-led social enterprise, working to support, sustain and grow healthy and resilient communities with sport and physical activity at their heart.

Hub

East Morton Community Shop Ltd

Our vision is to provide a community shop and a community hub for the whole village, which supports young and old in their day to day lives. This tiny shop will never compete with supermarkets or express stores. But it will be a place to go to for your daily store cupboard essentials, and you will be able to buy a complete meal in one place. It will be a ‘go - to’ place for fresh food, with good taste at good prices. We will have ‘theme days’. It will also be a fun and safe place in the village ...

Housing

Ecomotive

Provision of support for communities delivering housing.

Support service

Edberts House

Edberts House is all about empowering and connecting. Connecting us to one another; connecting us to support that we need and connecting our community and the services around us together more effectively, so we can make our area an even better place to live. Each community project is developed, planned and run by a group of local people who make decisions together. We encourage everyone to reach their full potential, providing facilities and activities that enrich our community life.

Sport and leisure

Elswick Community Pool and Leisure Centre CIO

The Friends of Elswick Pool are a group of local residents working voluntarily to reopen the pool. We are a now a constituted not for profit organisation.

Energy

Energise Barnsley

Energise Barnsley has been setup with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council to deliver community owned renewable energy and heating projects across the borough.

Energy

Energise Sussex Coast

Energise Sussex Coast is a community benefit co-operative set up to accelerate the transition to a low carbon future through the development of community owned renewable energy generation projects and energy efficiency schemes.

Café

Ennerdale Hub Limited

The Gather is a community owned and run café and shop in Ennerdale Bridge, West Cumbria. The café is open from 10.00 to 16.00 Sunday to Friday and 9.00 to 16.00 on Saturday. Two community rooms are available for events, meetings, courses and functions. We look forward to seeing you!

Food production or farming

Eves Hill VegCo

Eves Hill Veg Co is a Community Market Garden based just outside the village of Reepham, 10 miles north of Norwich. We hold weekly volunteer days and deliver training programmes for people wishing to learn about food growing.

Pub

Exelby Green Dragon Community Pub Limited

We plan to purchase the Green Dragon as a community asset in order to restore it to its former glory. We aim to re-establish it as a successful trading pub serving both the local community and visitors to the area.

Café

Exeter Local Food Ltd trading as The Real Food Store.

Community café and local food store based in Exeter, Devon. Real Food is an innovative example of an alternative retail business- giving Exeter the opportunity to change the way it shops!

Arts, heritage and culture

Falmouth and Penryn Community Radio (Source FM)

Source FM is a radio station for Cornwall, UK made by and for the people who live and work in and around Falmouth and Penryn. We’re very different from commercial radio, Source FM has a truly diverse schedule of music and chat shows for you to listen in to at all times of the day and night.

Sport and leisure

FC United of Manchester

FC United of Manchester is a community football club based in Moston, North Manchester. We have a principled commitment to be of benefit to our local community and to work with everyone in the community through an inclusive ethos that resonates with our membership.

Business support, training, education or employment

Finance for Sustainability Limited

We work on big ideas that connect new forms of investment to social issues in the UK. We do this by working in partnership with others to identify gaps in the provision of finance and creating new funds, private investment products or seeding new advisory firms to work on solving the complex social and environmental issues others are afraid to work on.

Business support, training, education or employment

Dartmouth Hill Community Shop

The CSU is a joint initiative between Locality and Co-operatives UK. Its objective is to support enterprises, promote good practice and raise awareness of community shares as a sustainable funding mechanism for community enterprises.

Sport and leisure

Defiant Sports CIC

Inclusive sports club open to all, but particularly for adults and children with physical and learning disabilities. Currently working with adults with visual impairment, adults with learning difficulties and carers and sessions for children with disabilities.

Support service

Developing and Empowering Resources in Communities Community Interest Company (DERiC)

DERiC is a Community Interest Company (CiC) that operates as a Social Investment Finance Intermediary (SIFI), raising funding from a variety of public and private sources and investing these funds to achieve the development of new and innovative forms of community owned social enterprise, the delivery of outcomes which improve peoples’ lives and enhance community control and engagement, better use of public funding and innovative use of commercial funding.

Event management

Do Little Solutions CIC

DoLittle is an Events Management Company and is a registered Social Enterprise (Not-For-Profit). It offers a complete event solution in London, specialising in community based events and activities. We provide specialist service for creation, production and management of memorable indoor and outdoor events.

Support service

Donnington Partnership

Donnington Partnership Charitable Trust is a multi-agency and community partnership based in the Borough of Telford and Wrekin. Formed in 1995 initially as a need to address the unacceptable levels of vandalism around a parade of shops in Donnington.

Business support, training, education or employment

Durham University

The Research Institute awarded Durham University with funding toward a research project looking into trading interactions amongst community businesses in Bradford, Middlesborough and Hartlepool.

Food production or farming

FirstBite Community Food Project CIC

Community kitchen based in Winchester using surplus food for healthy eating workshops, school grub clubs, affordable cafes and green food events.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Flourish

We are a volunteer team of local people based in Woodchurch, Wirral. We have our own site where we grow lots of beautiful plants and vegetables for sale and have a large polytunnel and training facilities with a compost toilet. We are also registered beekeepers and also keep beehives that produce delicious Local Organic Wirral Honey for sale.

Food production or farming

FoodSmiles St Albans Ltd

FoodSmiles is a Community Benefit Society, based in St Albans District, which aims to encourage people to grow and eat more sustainable local food through building a community of food-growers. We make local food and food-growing more accessible, bring our community together and provide a new source of local food for St Albans.

Food production or farming

Fordhall Community Land Initiative

Fordhall Community Land Initiative (FCLI) is committed to building a sustainable future whilst guaranteeing that farming will be an affordable way of life for generations to come.

Health and social care

Foresight (North East Lincolnshire) Ltd

Foresight (North East Lincolnshire) Limited operates throughout North and North East Lincolnshire to meet the needs and requirements of disabled people, their families and carers. Our Mission Statement is “To provide the way forward for the disabled community of North and North East Lincolnshire and surrounding areas. Empowering individuals to a new beginning, a brighter future and a full and enjoyable life.”

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Forest of Hearts

The Forest of Hearts is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) promoting accessible and sustainable agroforestry, or “Forest Gardens” which exist for enjoyment, education, volunteering and also support good causes. We create and manage edible gardens for food to grow and distribute a wide range of trees and edible crops, promote health and well being, enable education and volunteering and create sustainable community assets.

Food production or farming

Forty Hall Community Vineyard

Forty Hall Vineyard is an exciting social enterprise which has established a new 10 acre organic vineyard in north London. Run and managed by local people, the vineyard is the first commercial scale vineyard in London since the middle ages. The vineyard produces and sells quality English still and sparkling wines.

Business support, training, education or employment

Forum for the Future

Forum for the Future is a leading international sustainability non-profit. For over 20 years we’ve been working in partnership with business, governments and civil society to accelerate the shift toward a sustainable future. Climate change, poverty, malnutrition, civic unrest: the world today is facing complex challenges because our fundamental systems are broken. We specialise in addressing critical global challenges by catalysing change in key systems, from food to apparel, energy to shipping.

Pub

Fox and Goose

The Fox and Goose is a community owned and run pub, and is a registered cooperative. It provides additional services and space as a community hub.

Support service

Foxhill Forum

A community organisation located in North East Sheffield providing a range of activities, services and opportunities for the benefit of local people and based directly on local need. They offer local people support within health and wellbeing, active involvement, community learning and employability. They own and manage the In-volve Community Hub, a fantastic community resource.

Library

Friends of Cricklewood Library

We’ve been campaigning to reopen our community library since it was closed in 2011, and for many years before that we fought to stop its closure. The efforts paid off, and a new building has been built on the site of the previous library. It was finished in 2017, and we’ve been trying ever since to get in – we’re nearly there!

Hub

Friends of Dewsbury Park Mansion (Crow Nest Park)

Our vision is to create a welcoming, vibrant building in which all sections of the community meets and experiences activities which promote well-being, creativity, learning and empowerment, sustained by a range of suitable income-generating activities which fit with our core values.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Friends of Hardie Park Community Interest Company

Hardie Park is a community led family park and open green space. Local residents took ownership with the guidance of Director, Rob Groves in order to develop and enhance the area for the benefit of the local community. Friends of Hardie Park are a Registered Charity and Community Interest Company and a not-for-profit organisation.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Friends of Ruskin Park

Ruskin Park is a beautiful public park, one of 68 open spaces maintained by Lambeth Council. We are an independent charity led by local people, working to preserve, protect and improve the park.

Hub

Friends of Stretford Public Hall

Once home to Stretford Civic Theatre, Stretford Public Hall was built for the local community by John Rylands in 1878. Since then it has had over 100 years of community use until it's closure in 2012. In 2015 the Hall was based into the stewardship of The Friends of Stretford Public Hall, and our intention is to turn the hall into a fantastic community venue.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Friends of the Earth Birmingham Limited

We’re one of the biggest groups in the Friends of the Earth (EWNI) network, which is a unique network of campaigning groups working in over 170 communities across the country. Friends of the Earth is also the largest international network of environmental groups in the world, with affiliates in over 75 countries worldwide.

Arts, heritage and culture

Friends of the Guildhall

The Friends of the Guildhall Museums is a group which supports the work of two important but very different elements of Medway’s heritage - the Guildhall Museum in Rochester and the Old Brook Pumping Station in Chatham. Supporting the Guildhall Museums will help conserve our local history for generations to come through specialist events and opportunities designed to educate and inspire, telling the stories of the Medway Towns.

Pub

Friends of the Kings Head, Pebmarsh

Community owned pub in Pebmarsh.

Business support, training, education or employment

Friends of Walton Hall Park

The friends of Walton hall park is a non for profit community group that is run entirely by volunteers. It was set up two years ago to improve the park.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Friends of Westdene Green

Friends of Westdene Green enables the wider community to come together, with The Barn at its heart, building connections and knowledge through a variety of enriching activities, social events and information sharing.

Library

Fulwell Community Library CIC

A community led library in Sunderland

Support service

Future Regeneration of Grangetown

The Future Regeneration of Grangetown (FROG Community Forum) was established in 1996 when Grangetown was awarded Government Single Regeneration Budget. FROG was formed by a group of active residents to continue the Regeneration of Grangetown post SRB. It is managed by a profoundly committed group of local volunteer, resident directors who reflect the diverse nature of the community and thus possess a keen insight into the problems that affect Grangetown people. FROG became a registered Charity a...

Hub

Future Wolverton Limited

A community hub to realise the vision and potential for Wolverton benefitting the community and those who visit.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Gardens for All

We will promote human well-being, by creating a world where people can enjoy their environment, for it’s natural beauty and aesthetic, biodiversity, and recreational and productive value, taking ownership over their community, food and herb supply, by sharing information to overcome the challenges of peak oil and changing climates and economies.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Gatis Gardeners

Gatis Gardeners has been created to support the work being done by the Play Service of Wolverhampton City Council on their site at Gatis Street Adventure Playground.

Energy

Gawcott Fields Community Solar Project C.I.C.

Gawcott Fields Community Solar (GFCS) is a community owned renewables asset based in Buckinghamshire aiming to generate low carbon electricity and income to help fund local community organisations and projects, including energy and fuel poverty initiatives.

Shop

George Street Community Bookshop

A community run bookshop operating for the benefit of the people of Glossopdale.

Food production or farming

Gibside Community Farm

Gibside Community Farm was established as a member co-operative Community Interest Company in 2013. Gibside National Trust have kindly supported us by allocating 3 large plots within the walled garden and have leased us a 14 acre (5.8ha) field on Fellside Rd near Burnopfield.

Housing

Giroscope Limited

Giroscope serves to provide affordable and high quality housing in west Hull – a strong sense of community developed in the Co-op which is still present today. We have become deeply embedded in the local community over the past 30 or more years and seek to enable our neighbours towards a positive future through our housing and other projects.

Health and social care

Glamis Hall for All

Glamis Hall is a community centre on the Queensway Estate in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. It consists of a wellbeing centre for the over 50s, a large sports hall with a kitchen and servery, a community (meeting) room, and sports changing rooms.

Health and social care

Go Geronimo

Go Geronimo is a community interest company that is based at a garden nursery’s site which we are slowly developing in Lound between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft in the East of England. We are a community company made up from a board of 5 directors, an adults and children’s delivery team and a bank of volunteers who all work together to deliver high quality innovative services. We aim to provide new life experiences through education, vocational skill, and hands on opportunities for both adults ...

Event management

Godolphin Cross Community Association

The aim of GCCA is to maintain and enhance the community spirit and well-being of the membership as a whole. To this end we will be seeking to work with other groups in the village to achieve shared objectives. We will organise social type events and also be proactive in pursuing issues which affect our village and its residents.

Support service

Goodwin Development Trust

We are an organisation committed to improving the quality of life within the communities of Hull. The Goodwin team has a strong workforce of 200 employees along with 140 volunteers through out the company who are willing to help the local people of Hull. Within the city’s communities we help by identifying and addressing the needs of the local people and by working in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations.

Arts, heritage and culture

Gorsehill Studios Creative Community

Gorsehill Studios Creative Community is a creative and education hub enabling young people, including those with a disability, to make positive choices around education, relationships and progressions.

Housing

Granby Four Streets Community Land Trust Ltd

Granby Four Streets Community Land Trust wants to create a thriving, vibrant mixed community, building on the existing creativity, energy and commitment within the community, where people from all walks of life can live, work and play.

Hub

Grandad's Front Room

Grandad's Front Room CIC, based in Bognor Regis is a shop, community hub and source of support for local people and groups in various ways including free items for those on low incomes, an intergenerational community space, space for hire, meeting facilities and more.

Support service

Green Elephant Cooperative

Green Elephant is registered as a cooperative to allow the people working at the Mill to decide how the place is run. Those renting space and others using the Mill facilities have the option to become members of Green Elephant. Members are eligible to vote in the directors, decide how any profits are spent and also make key decisions about how the company is run. Co-operatives operate on the basis of one member, one vote.

Energy

Green Synergy

Green Synergy is a Lincoln-based charity which uses community gardening and horticultural therapy to help improve people's lives. We work in disadvantaged communities and with vulnerable people, including those living with mental health conditions, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, long-term health problems and unemployment. We use gardening to build skills for life and work, improve mental and physical health and educate people about the environment, food and farming.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Greenslate Community Farm/Transition Town Wigan

Greenslate Community Farm, built for the community by the community. 25 acres of farm and woodlands on the side of Billinge Hill on the outskirts of Wigan.

Food production or farming

Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency

Greenwich Cooperative aims to develop enterprises, which meet economic and social needs and are co-operatively managed, deliver training programmes and courses, which build the knowledge and skills of the community and partners we work with across the areas core to our aims; enterprise, health and the environment, create community hubs – based on cafes, farms, allotments, marketplaces and training centres and promote healthy lifestyles to the whole population and particularly those experiencing ...

Energy

Grimsby Community Energy Limited

Our mission is "To reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions by promoting local generation and harnessing, managing and supporting the funding of community renewable energy projects. To help our local community become aware of, involved in, and benefit from such projects."

Business support, training, education or employment

Groundwork Wakefield

We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Growing Better CIC

Growing Better is a social enterprise dedicated to better mental health through growing edible produce. We have two sites: our commercial operation is an indoor hydroponic vertical farm based in Sheepscar, just outside of Leeds city centre. We are also developing an outdoor community farm in a 3/4 acre site in West Leeds where we run regular sessions and welcome volunteers.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Growing Sudley

Growing Sudley is a project seeking to bring the walled garden at Sudley back to life as a therapeutic gardening social enterprise.

Pub

Guilden Morden Community Pub Limited

The community of Guilden Morden are working together to bring their local pub into community ownership.

Business support, training, education or employment

Halifax Opportunities Trust

We’ve been working to make vibrant multi-cultural and self-sustaining communities across Calderdale since 2000. We are a registered charity and our work with communities takes many different forms across a wide variety of projects but it’s all driven by the same core values: we care, we are enterprising, we collaborate and we are committed.

Shop

Hallbankgate Hub

Our vision is to continue to have a shop in Hallbankgate that provides local residents with an attractive, friendly place that meets most, if not all of their shopping needs. We want to ensure that the shop is viable and has a secure and certain future.

Café

Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

A community run shop and café in the Berkshire countryside and is a central hub for the village.

Housing

Harlesden Letts

The exploitation of private renters and the increasing numbers of homeless people is a growing problem in Harlesden. We want to improve the standards of private renting, especially for low income residents, through a community-run, not-for-private-profit organisation. Advice4Renters (A4R) is the only advice organisation in London for private renters. Our goal is to transform the private renting sector through legal advice services for tenants, as well as through campaigning – telling policy make...

Business support, training, education or employment

Harrogate Skills for Living

The Harrogate Skills for Living Centre is an established charity working for the benefit of adults with learning disabilities and autism. The residential care services support people 24 hours a day to lead full lives, within the local community.

Support service

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership (HWCP) is a community led organisation, representing and working on behalf of a community on the Southern edge of Bristol. Our vision is for all residents in the communities we serve to have an equal chance to lead successful, healthy and happy lives. We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

Support service

Haslingden Community Link

We provide community services in Haslingden “For the Common Good”. That means everybody! We have been serving the needs of the local community since the year 2000 providing support services and activities from pre-birth to old age.

Support service

Hastings Voluntary Action

The overall purpose of Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) is to enhance the quality of life of people in the Hastings area by promoting the principle and practice of voluntary action by both individuals and organised groups, and by supporting the development of local initiatives to meet community needs.

Hub

Headingley Development Trust Limited

Headingley Development Trust [HDT] is a community benefit society and was founded in 2005. It is a community business that relies on self-financing and has been going for 12 years with an excellent record of sound finances.

Sport and leisure

Healthy Lifestyle Centre Steering Group

The Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre (HLC) is the result of a community asset transfer of the playing field by Lewisham Council, on a 25 year lease, at a peppercorn rent, to Community Teachsport CIC on the understanding that the field would be re-surfaced, with additional cricket facilities provided and the old pavilion and changing rooms demolished and replaced by a new community hub building.

Housing

Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust

Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust is brave enough to tackle the biggest challenges surrounding, housing, social inclusion and empowerment. We are a coalition of local, on-the-ground energy, national expertise and committed backers, proving a new and highly credible model for community-led regeneration - a model aligned with central government housing policy and with potential for national impact.

Hub

Heeley City Farm

A city farm and community centre providing a range of activites and support for local people.

Transport

Heeley Development Trust

For 21 years now, Heeley Trust has been working to improve public spaces, secure buildings and other assets for the community and deliver all kinds of projects for the people who live here and beyond.

Sport and leisure

Heritage and Wellbeing - Creswell Limited

Heritage & Wellbeing Creswell Limited is a community benefit society that aims to develop services that improve the wellbeing of local people and celebrate the heritage of Creswell and its surrounding area.

Business support, training, education or employment

High Peak Renovate Community Interest Company

High Peak Renovate Community Interest Company, was established in 2015 as an approach to bridging the gap between training and employment. We achieved this by enabling trained people to receive hands on work experience within the community. This was achieved by carrying out jobs in housing maintenance, gardening, decorating and other odd job activities.

Hub

Higham Hill Hub CIC

Higham Hill Hub is a Community-Interest-Company based within Higham Hill Park whose social purpose is to facilitate, host and deliver a diverse range of activities & seasonal events for all generations of the community.

Arts, heritage and culture

Higher Rhythm Limited

Higher Rhythm Ltd is an award-winning not for profit organisation, providing music industry, radio, digital and creative industry services for the Yorkshire region.

Hub

Highfields Community Association

Highfields Centre is located in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. The centre provides an extensive range of services, including playgroup sessions, youth clubs, adult learning, advice (including employment and business), arts/sports services (gym/sports hall, aerobics, digital arts, film/video editing, music/recording, IT studios and performance arts theatre), H-Cafe and community development.

Business support, training, education or employment

Highgate Family Support Centre

Highgate Family Support Centre opened in 1991 and operates from the Baptist Church building in the Highgate area of Birmingham. The after school club uses four rooms, including a large hall, in the single storey building.

Support service

Highway Hope

Highway Hope is a social enterprise that transforms, empowers and supports local residents within Levenshulme, Longsight and Gorton through a range multi-purpose cultural, social and learning activities. We currently offer a range of services and events that support over 300+ local residents each month.

Café

Hill Station Community Café

The Hill Station is a community led café, shop selling local artists' work and space for the community to use.

Sport and leisure

Hilsea Lido Pool for the People Trust

A large lido in Hilsea, Portsmouth. Hilsea Lido Pool for the People Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee (reg no 6940781) and Registered Charity (reg no 1133714) managed by a board of trustees who are supported by trust members, volunteers, supporters, donors and via partnership working. This is a community project and the community are encouraged to get involved.

Support service

Hive

An online platform for the people of Sudsbury to seek help and information on local charities / support centres.

Sport and leisure

Holborn Community Association

Holborn Community Association has been a vital part of the local community for over 30 years. Across 3 centres, we run a range of sport, play and art activities for everyone from 0-99+. Our offer includes daily free drop in sessions for families, film making and pottery, physical activities (from taekwondo for children to table tennis for older people) and daily provision of day care for vulnerable older people. As well as an established volunteering programme. Our warm, welcoming approach i...

Café

Holbrook Community Society Limited

The Spotted Calf Café is run by the Holbrook Community Society and a mixture of employed staff and fantastic volunteers! We serve coffee, tea, cake and snacks throughout the day. We use local suppliers wherever possible.

Food production or farming

Homebaked Community Land Trust CIC

Homebaked is a community land trust and co-operative bakery situated on the boundary between the neighbourhoods of Everton and Anfield, just opposite the Liverpool Football Club. The project is co-owned and co-produced by people who live and work in our area. Starting from having saved our iconic neighbourhood bakery from demolition and developed it into a thriving community-run business with a beautiful apartment above we are proposing to regenerate our high street ‘brick by brick and loaf by l...

Support service

Hoo Peninsula Cares (wHoo Cares)

wHoo Cares is a community interest company created to support individuals on the Hoo Peninsula. We know that everyone is unique and sometimes we all need a bit of extra help which will enable us to manage the challenges we face. Our aims are to reduce social isolation while strengthening communities on the Peninsula and to establish an innovative and creative new model of support for vulnerable people and their carers. Our key purpose is to work with local individuals, communities and organisa...

Hub

Hoole Community Centre

Hoole Community Centre provides a practical and safe place for local groups. We hire space for workshops, classes, meetings, children’s activities and family celebrations. Our mission is to serve the community today and in the future. Hoole Community Centre has over 20 different activities taking place at the moment ranging from activities such as zumba, Yoga, art classes and a variety of dance classes.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Horfield Common CIC

Friends of Horfield Common (FOHC) started in 2006 when a group of neighbours and interested residents decided to work together to ensure continued access to, availability of, and improvement of the state of Horfield Common. Friends of Horfield Common works in partnership with Bristol City Council and other interested organisations and groups.

Hub

Hornbeam Centre

A community hub focusing on use of resources, positive environmental and social change. The café, which was previously separate, has been brought under the control of Hornbeam. Our Vision is of active communities where people have a positive impact on their environment. Our mission is to inspire people to think about how we live our lives and use resources and empower community-led action and support new initiatives that lead to positive environmental and social change.

Arts, heritage and culture

Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society

The Horton Chapel Project is the restoration and refurbishment of Epsom’s Grade II listed Horton Chapel to be run as a not-for-profit arts centre.

Food production or farming

Horton Community Farm Coop Ltd

Horton Community Farm is a project run by a group of local people on 1.75 acres of Cecil Avenue Allotments. We are creating a thriving permaculture project for local food, environmental education and horticultural therapy. We are committed to creating a collective resource for the community and preserving the large urban allotment site as a whole so individuals can also have their own little portion of paradise if they want it! We are established as a cooperative organisation and registered as a...

Shop

Houghton and Wyton Community Shop Ltd

Houghton & Wyton Community Shop aims to be a place where people come to buy great tasting food and catch up with village life. It came about as a result of a large number of villagers’ desire to ensure the continued prosperity of this important village asset for the benefit of all its users. The members aim to run the shop in a sustainable way, generating a modest profit and donating some of that profit to community benefit causes.

Health and social care

Hour Community

Hour Community helps vulnerable adults, including elderly residents, people with physical and mental health issues and dementia sufferers and their carers. Their Help at Home scheme directly helps isolated vulnerable adults with day-to-day DIY, and Hour Community’s weekly Worry Tree café creates a safe space for socialising.

Support service

Hull Women's Network

Hull Women's Network provides safe and affordable housing for women and children fleeing domestic abuse whilst promoting health and wellbeing.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Hulme Community Garden Centre

Our passion at HCGC is underpinned by organic principles and promoting sustainability, horticulture and the environment, civic engagement and voluntary activity, urban gardening and food production, independent living, health and well-being. We also provide back to work and skills training and placements for longer-term unemployed people. We have been established for 10 years and now welcome over 5,000 visitors per annum, all of whom have access to free expert horticultural advice.

Arts, heritage and culture

Humantics

Humantics is a social enterprise that aims to provide trusted environments with strong infrastructure and a vibrant atmosphere where people will be inspired and encouraged to engage with music and the arts through participation in a range of social, education, enterprise or entertainment activities. It operates a sustainable business model based on the provision of services, activities and events. As a Social Enterprise it is guided by a strong social responsibility and purpose.

Hub

Hyde Park Source

We work with local communities to improve their surroundings, designing and creating attractive, exciting, safe and useful places for people to live, work and play. We are a Permaculture Learning And Network Demonstration Centre - you can come and visit us to find out how we use Permaculture in our work.

Arts, heritage and culture

Hythe Pier Heritage Association

A group of volunteers formed the Hythe Pier Heritage Association (HPHA) with the aim to set up a new charity to attract the grant funding required to preserve and develop the pier as a unique part of local heritage, to be enjoyed by local people and visitors to the village of Hythe.

Support service

Ideal for All Ltd

Ideal for All is a user-led charity and social enterprise working to make life better for disabled, elderly and vulnerable people and their carers.

Hub

Impact Hub Birmingham CIC

We are on a mission to help build a fairer, more equal and just city through people, place and open movements. We are actively trying to shift the paradigm of how change happens, and every day we work to create a sustainable business model that is systematically aligned to our mission.

Hub

Impact Hub Brixton

We believe that large-scale social change, innovative solutions and world-altering ideas stem from collaboration, connectivity and community. That the dreamers, makers, creators, freelancers and entrepreneurs of the world need a place to call home, to connect to others, to collaborate and be part of something bigger. Powered by a shared workspace, peer-to-peer learning and a wide-range of events, Impact Hub Brixton is home to a creative space where meaningful conversations and tangible impact go...

Hub

In Harmony Food Revolution CIC

The Harmony Hub is a community venue housing an ethical pay as you feel foodstore. Spaces within the hub are for rent at reasonable rates for community groups. Teesside Homeless Action Group also operate from within the hub.

Food production or farming

Incredible Edible Todmorden

We grow fruit, herbs and vegetables around Todmorden that are for everyone to share. We also run a wide range of events that help strengthen the local community.

Food production or farming

Incredible Farm

Originally a project of Incredible Edible Todmorden, we built the farm for teaching small scale commercial food growing and marketing skills to young people. The aim being to start food production businesses. Incredible farm is now a stand alone not for profit company . We are supported by income from produce, plant and fruit tree sales and from training. We are aiming to explore and model the idea that it is possible to make a career in growing food. We are teaching youngsters the skills.

Sport and leisure

Inspired Neighbourhoods Community Interest Company

Our vision is a prosperous, cohesive and sustainable place with healthy and physically active people enjoying access to great education, employment and learning opportunities, where we dream big and achieve great things. Our mission is to work with local people to improve their lives to enable everyone in our community to be healthy, prosperous and happy.

Support service

Institute for Voluntary Action Research

We are an independent charity that works closely with people and organisations striving for social change. From the very small that directly support the most vulnerable in their local communities, to those that work nationally – across the voluntary, public and funding sectors.

Business support, training, education or employment

Intake Pre-School

Intake Pre School Operates from a purpose built building located on the grounds of Intake Primary School, we provide term time childcare and are also eligible providers of the free early education for all 3 and 4 year olds (including the 30 hours extended offer) as well as the free early play for eligible 2 year olds.

Support service

Itteringham Village Shop

We serve the community with a wide selection of tasty locally produced food, helping local rural businesses and providing local employment.

Employment, training, business support or education

JC Ready 4 Work Ltd

Providing mentoring programs for individuals with multiple barriers to employment & personal well being within the local communities of Hull and Scunthorpe.

Support service

John Pounds Community Trust

The Trust seeks to provide ‘A Gateway for a ‘Happier and Healthier Life for All’ through inclusive activities and services at the John Pounds Centre. The Centre has established a reputation for its quality of service as it encourages healthy lifestyle choices, through an inclusive range of core activities and services providing opportunities for all to improve their lives informed by local social need.

Sport and leisure

Jubilee Pool Penzance Limited

Cornwall’s celebrated Art Deco lido on Penzance's Promenade, the perfect place for all ages to swim safely in fresh salt-water. In 2019 the geothermal pool will open through community shares investment.

Hub

Karmand Community Centre

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Bradford East with something for everyone. Operating since 1983, the centre has become a valued service deliverer to the local community.

Pub

Keep The Auctioners Arms a Pub

We are a newly owned community pub located in the historical village of Caverswall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The Auctioneers Arms opened on Saturday 19th May 2018 after the doors were closed 19 months ago. It was sold to a property developer and was due for demolition but, after months of planning, absolute dedication and working together, our community saved it!

Shop

Kennerleigh and District Community Stores

We are a well-stocked village shop selling essential everyday products, locally sourced food and goods, newspapers, magazines, household goods, fruit and vegetables, an off licence, stationery, cigarettes and a Post Office.

Support service

Kennington Association Limited

An online resource for residents of Kennington to share knowledge and skills within their community.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Kindlewood CIC

KindleWoods CIC is a not for profit woodland social enterprise based in North Yorkshire. We are made up of an extraordinary team of ordinary folk, working together to find creative, practical ways to tackle the root causes of our major social and environmental challenges. We do two main activities - we run woodland wellbeing programmes and we help to sustainably manage local woodland.

Arts, heritage and culture

Kirkgate Arts

Here at the Kirkgate Centre, we bring the best cultural and theatrical events to Cumbria. From live streaming of films and opera, to music, theatre and more there is something for everyone. Visit us to experience this vibrant atmosphere in the heart of Cockermouth.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Kirkstall Valley Development Trust

Kirkstall Valley Development Trust is a community benefit society set up in 2016 to develop a learning and leisure park over 200 acres of inner Leeds and to refurbish Abbey Mills for housing and community use.

Hub

Kiveton Park and Wales Community Development Trust

The mission of the Trust is to provide the means by which the communities in Wales Parish can play an active part in the regenerations of their neighbourhoods so as to improve facilities, increase opportunities and enhance the quality of life of all residents.

Housing

Knaresborough Community Land Trust Ltd

A Community Land Trust (CLT) is a not for profit community-based organisation run by volunteers that delivers housing and other community facilities at permanently affordable levels for local people.

Arts, heritage and culture

Knowle West Media Centre

At Knowle West Media Centre we support people to make positive changes in their lives and communities, using technology and the arts to come up with creative solutions to problems and explore new ways of doing things.

Support service

Lancaster Labour Community Club

The project is based on a simple but powerful idea. We have people in our community who are up against it financially and often feel alone with their struggle. Others in the community recognise their struggle and want to help. Joining the club is a positive action that will give people a better chance to stay on top of their budget, allowing them to feel less isolated and a bit more optimistic.

Hub

LARC Development Trust

LARC was set up as a development vehicle to improve facilities and community and economic benefit for the market town of Leominster and it's rural hinterland. Today it is a Community, Heritage and Enterprise Hub and is a place for people to meet, work, learn and enjoy!

Housing

Leeds Community Homes

We create and enable community-led homes across Leeds City Region. Our enabler hub supports local community groups to create their own community housing. We’re building 16 permanently affordable homes in Leeds’ Climate Innovation District. Our people-powered homes revolution is built on the support of real people.

Hub

Levenshulme Inspire Centre

Levenshulme Inspire is a community-led organisation which brings together people from many backgrounds to transform our area through community activity, creativity, enterprise and fun. Our work radiates from the Inspire Centre, a community and business hub at the heart of Levenshulme which is open to everyone to hold meetings and organise activities and events.

Business support, training, education or employment

Lewisham Pensioners' Forum

We provide a means for individuals and groups to influence local and national government where decisions may impact on the everyday life of all pensioners.

Library

Library And Resource Centre Supporters (LARCS), Bampton, Devon

Local residents came together to save their library when it came under threat, making it bigger and better and providing resources for the people of the town.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Lillington and Longmoore Gardens Residents Association (LALGRA)

The association works with CityWest Homes and the council on issues such as service charges, major works, security, dogs, gardens, the residents’ hall and other issues that impact residents’ lives across the estate.

Business support, training, education or employment

Limehouse Project

The Limehouse Project (LHP) is a registered charity (no. 295857) that has worked to respond to the needs of minority communities throughout the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for over 30 years. We work on a simple ethos established by our three founders: through the empowering of one, we can empower an entire community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Lincoln Area Regeneration Group

LARG is run by local residents, for local residents. Working across a number of neighbourhoods within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, their charitable objectives are focused on supporting local communities to create opportunities and utilise these initiatives to build strong relationships and cohesive communities. 

Business support, training, education or employment

Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust

The Linskill Centre is a thriving community facility in North Shields providing a place to learn, relax and engage in activities. The Trust employs over 60 people working in various roles within the Linskill Centre ranging from administration, finance, marketing, community development, catering, maintenance to the nursery.

Health and social care

Lister Steps Limited

Lister Steps was founded by parents for parents. We understand the issues parents face when considering childcare and have designed our services to be adaptable to your individual needs. We believe that every child is unique, and has the right to a safe, challenging and fun environment in which to relax, socialise and develop key skills for the future.

Sport and leisure

Litherland REMYCA F.C.

A football club commanding space in the community and connecting people through participating, watching, volunteering or simply providing a sense of identity.

Food production or farming

Little Gate Farm

A care farm in Hastings providing life and work experience for adults with learning disabilities to raise aspirations and create opportunities helping people to live fulfilling and independent lives.

Support service

Little Hulton Big Local

Little Hulton Big Local (LHBL) vision is “to Unite Little Hulton as a Community and to Enhance Local Peoples Wellbeing.”

Hub

Liverpool Community Launderette Ltd

A small team of Liverpool residents are opening a new launderette in the Everton/Anfield area, intended as a social business rooted in the local community. We want to provide affordable washing and drying facilities for residents, while also reimagining the warm, underused space of the launderette for a variety of social and creative activities.

Business support, training, education or employment

Local Trust

Local Trust’s mission is to enable residents to make their communities and their areas even better places in which to live. We do this by helping residents develop and use their skills and confidence to identify what matters most to them, and to take action to change things for the better, now and in the future.

Business support, training, education or employment

Locality

Locality is the national membership network for community organisations. We support community organisations to be strong and successful, to meet local needs and to give people a purpose, a good places to live and good health.

Hub

Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust

We are Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust, we run the Hub and Cameron Centre and we are a resident-led organisation that exists to support residents to achieve positive change for themselves.

Arts, heritage and culture

London Grown

Our Vision is of active communities where people have a positive impact on their environment. Our mission is to inspire people to think about how we live our lives and use resources and empower community-led action and support new initiatives that lead to positive environmental and social change

Arts, heritage and culture

Longfield Hall Trust

Longfield Hall Trust manages Longfield Hall on behalf of our local community. The trustees all live within 500 metres of the hall and answer to the trust’s members, the Friends of Longfield Hall. Anyone can become a Friend. And it’s free. The Trust’s primary purpose is to ensure that Longfield Hall meets the changing needs of our local community.

Hub

Lordship Eco Hub Cooperative

The Hub is run as a co-operative by and for the community. The café, next to the beautiful wildlife lake and playground, is staffed by local volunteers and our 3 dedicated Café Managers so come along, have a coffee, a meal or a snack and enjoy the park and all its wildlife.

Hub

Love Norbury

‘Love Norbury’ is an initiative to build a sense of community spirit and respect for our neighbourhood. The four Norbury residents’ associations have come together to develop an initiative to improve the local area and regain a sense of pride in Norbury. Join in and join us to help make Norbury a better place to live. Together we can love the area we live in.

Sport and leisure

Love Withington Baths

We are an independently run facility, supported by our local community. Since re-opening in 2015, we have created a core team of dedicated staff, who completely understand our vision for our community facility. It’s not just fitness we focus on though – we are also developing our outdoor areas, creating a much more pleasant environment for members and visitors.

Food production or farming

Lovebread CIC

LoveBread CIC is a community bakery and social enterprise. As well as our bakery, we have a busy workshop kitchen where we run classes for individuals, schools and community groups. We organise corporate events and host private parties. The kitchen is also available to hire. Our aim is to share our love for breadmaking with as many people as possible.

Hub

Luddenden Foot Community Association

The Luddenden Foot Community Centre is the only community building we have in Luddenden Valley area, and exists to support the communities within the area.

Support service

Lyme Regis Development Trust

Welcome to Lyme Regis Development Trust. We are an organisation with a great track record since 1998, working for the community of Lyme Regis. We are a charity, independent of other agencies, keen to deliver community projects.

Support service

Lynemouth Community Trust

Lynemouth Community Trust, a Northumberland based charity, was established in 1999 in response to growing levels of unemployment brought about by the area’s declining pit industry. The Trust’s vision is to improve the local community of Lynemouth and the quality of life for its residents by providing learning and employment opportunities and attracting tourism to the area.

Transport

Lynher River Barge CIC

Our goal is to continue to restore and maintain “Lynher” to a commercial licensed standard in order to offer day sailing activities and voyages along the Plymouth waterways. Any surplus from the commercial operation is re-invested into the provision of educational activities for the riverside communities.

Food production or farming

Make Kit Food Ltd

Make Kit’s mission is to make a healthy, sustainable diet accessible to all. Make Kit grew off the back of NHS research that identified recipe kits as a solution to overcoming the barriers to a healthy diet by offering convenience and a great way to encourage cooking from scratch that has numerous health benefits.

Business support, training, education or employment

Makers HQ CIC

Makers HQ CIC is a uniquw collaboration between Plymouth College of Art, Millfields Trust and the Stonhouse local community to reignite fashion and textiles manufacturing in the city. Our vision is to create jobs and provide work opportunities through our sampling studio. All profits from this are reinvested in the provision of our training and education programmes with a focus on engaging and up-skilling the local community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Manor and Castle Development Trust

To support community action that brings about positive economic, social, and environmental changes through the development of enterprising solutions.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Trust

Manvers Lake was created in the 1990's as part of the remediation works following the closure of the Wath Main & Manvers Main colliery complex and associated railway yards. In addition to its amenity & recreational value, the lake also serves a functional purpose as a balancing lake forming part of a sustainable urban drainage scheme for the surrounding residential and industrial developments.

Business support, training, education or employment

Marsh Farm Futures Community Interest Company

Marsh Farm Futures (MFF) is a company limited by guarantee and registered as a charity. It is an independent and financially self-sustaining anchor organisation for the area. Marsh Farm Futures works with the local community to understand their needs, maintain their interest, and enable them to play a role in initiating businesses, delivering new services and community activities in the area.

Hub

Meadow Well Connected

Meadow Well Connected is a safe, welcoming place where local residents can come and meet new people and gain new skills to help our community thrive. Our purpose is work positively with local people to help create a thriving community that's a great place to live, work and play.

Hub

Meltham Carlile Community Interest Company

Our aim is to become a hub of activity within Meltham, we do what we do to have a positive impact on the lives and wellbeing of the residents of the Township of Meltham - that includes Helme, Meltham and Wilshaw.

Business support, training, education or employment

Middlesex University

Funding from the Research Institute to carry out research into "The Role of Community Businesses in Providing Health & Wellbeing Services – challenges, opportunities and support needs".

Hub

Monkey Park

A grass roots community hub comprising a café, meeting room, co-working office space and a cycle refurbishment workshop. Our purpose is to improve the local community by bringing people together & supporting their efforts to change the area.

Support service

MoorEnd Development Trust

We are a charitable trust set up by people who live in the Pennine Township area which lies within the Borough of Rochdale. Our aim is to improve and develop the area for everyone. Locally accountable, our mission is to identify what people in the area need and try to improve the quality of life. We do this by working in partnership with others.

Sport and leisure

Moseley Road Baths Action Group

Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath, Birmingham is a well loved and used Edwardian Swimming Pool of huge historical and architectural significance. Efforts to save the pools from closing have been ongoing although pool 2 has stayed open to the community due to the Action Group planning to run the Baths as a community venture, and after lots of discussions, the City Council agreed to let them have a go.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

My Outdoor Classroom Community Interest Company

My Outdoor Classroom CIC offer a variety of outdoor learning opportunities in Merseyside and Greater Manchester. Sessions can be run in your school, community, outdoor space or we have sites throughout Merseyside where we can offer sessions.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Myatt's Fields Park Project

Myatt’s Fields Park is run by a charity called Myatt’s Fields Park Project (MFPP) in partnership with Lambeth Council. While Lambeth looks after park maintenance (including water play, horticultural maintenance, opening and closing and cleaning) we oversee maintenance, employ people that work in the park and provide a point of contact for the public, run extra litter collecting and planting events, raise income for the park, offer space and support for individuals and organisations that want to ...

Arts, heritage and culture

N22 Markets

Local resident wanted to revivie her local high street and organised a market selling local products in the neighbourhood of Haringey in North London. Originally run by the council, the market is now self-sufficient and happens once a month.

Food production or farming

Natures Nutrition Wellbeing

Community health food shop offering produce and goods and health and wellbeing education in Bideford, Devon. Nature’s Nutrition is a health-food store selling the highest quality foods and supplements for a range of specialist and regular diets.We are a co-operative which aims to support the local community. This means anything from organising useful talks and events, to connecting with and helping out local projects.

Hub

Neighbourworks CIC

Neighbourworks brings people together to use their time and knitting talent to raise funds for local causes through organising knitting groups based in Exeter. Wool on the Exe is their trading arm selling yarn, gifts and accessories.

Hub

Nenthead Chapel Enterprise Limited

Under renovation until Spring 2019, the chapel will be newly opened as a community-owned Arts & Visitors Centre and will be a will be a place to socialise, reminisce, share experiences and ideas or work. The community share offer raised money to finance working capital in the first year of trading.

Business support, training, education or employment

Neston Community Youth Centre

A youth centre which encourages learning, developing and growing with a variety of different programmes supporting all those in the community alongside guidance support.

Business support, training, education or employment

New Economics Foundation

"An economy by the people, for the people", the New Economics Foundation works with people igniting change from below fighting for change at the top. Working at the heart of a growing ecosystem of organisations and institutions, NEF aims to create a new economy that by 2040 works for people and within environmental limits.

Sport and leisure

New Ferry Rangers FC

A community run football club for all ages in Liverpool.

Library

New Generation Community Trust (t/a Blackfen Community Library)

We are a community library in the heart of Blackfen High Street and our vision is to have an ‘open door’ for our community and be a home away from home that provides opportunities to access a great world of books in a comforting ‘third space’. We believe our library space offers us the opportunity to cater for individual population groups who need a place to belong as well as a brilliant way to bring together those different groups in our community.

Hub

New Wortley Community Association

We operate and run the New Wortley Community Centre, which is a hub for services and support and delivers community led, affordable, low cost sustainable homes to rent that are efficient and provide value for money in construction. The Community Centre is owned by the Community Association, a registered charity and an organisation that exists to help the people of New Wortley. New Wortley Community Centre was the first community owned Community Centre in Leeds.

Hub

Newbigin Community Trust

Newbigin Community Trust aims to provide a place of welcome, inclusion and social cohesion for families in Winson Green. Newbigin House is a place where neighbours come together to meet each other, plan and run community events, and share life together.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Newcastle Wood Recycling Community Interest Company

Newcastle Wood Recycling CIC is a not-for-profit organisation on a mission to divert wood from the local waste stream, while creating employment, training and volunteering opportunities to people in the community. The timber we collect is used to create beautiful furniture and woodwork pieces for homes, gardens and businesses, or sold on for DIY material or as firewood.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Newlands Community Furniture Store

Newlands Furniture Service was established in 1989 and has been running ever since helping the Bradford Community with furniture and household items. Recycling good quality furniture and household items back into the community at affordable minimal cost. The service helps over 8,000 families throughout Bradford each year.

Transport

North Dorset Railway Trust

The Shillingstone Railway Project aims not only to restore the station and available surrounding area to how it was in the early 1950s and 1960s, but also to enhance it. Much has already been achieved, including renovation of the station buildings to include a shop, café, and recently updated museum, repair and reconstruction of the platforms, fencing, signal box, platform shelter and other outbuildings and restoration of the station gardens and greenhouse.

Hub

North Smethwick Community Development Trust

North Smethwick Development Trust (NSDT) was the pilot for community asset transfer with Sandwell Council signing a 99 year lease agreement in 2013. Their support enabled NSDT to progress its ambition to redevelop Brasshouse. Consulting with over 500 local people, NSDT secured significant funds to redevelop a 1960s dilapidated building into a new community hub. The capital project was shaped by research commissioned by NSDT in 2012 that captured local people’s priorities, needs and aspirations.

Pub

Norton Lindsey Community Pub Limited

The North Lindsey Community pub became the first community pub in Warwickshire when it was purchased collectively by over 220 people. It is now run for the benefit of the community. The New Inn offers something for everyone from housing, a café and shop, to a large garden, car park and secure bike parking.

Energy

Norwich Community Solar

Norwich Community Solar is a community-owned cooperative, with the aim of increasing the amount of solar power in Norwich and sharing the benefits among the community. We will shortly be seeking investment from members of the public to fund these installations. Investors will receive an annual interest payment.

Health and social care

Nottingham Play Forum Ltd

Nottingham Play Forum, PlayWorks, aims to improve the quality and quantity of Play provision for Children and Young People in Nottingham. We do this by supporting individuals and organisations that are involved in Play, including families, students and community groups.

Health and social care

Nova Wakefield District Ltd

Nova is the support agency for the voluntary and community sector in Wakefield District. Nova provides a range of services for the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Wakefield District. Membership of Nova is free and provides a range of benefits and opportunities for VCSE organisations in Wakefield District.

Housing

Nudge Community Builders

Nudge owns, creates and runs activity in disused, underused urban spaces to lead lasting positive change and community led regeneration on Union Street in Stonehouse, Plymouth.

Hub

OASIS Community Church

We are a charity called OASIS Community Church and Centre working on the estate area of Kilton in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. We took on a derelict youth centre and abandoned recreation field and raised the money to renovate and repurpose the site. In 2011 we opened the OASIS Community Centre and Gardens which is now a thriving multi purpose multi function community facility.

Hub

Oasis Hub Foundry

Oasis is committed to transforming communities by working in an inclusive, way so that all people experience wholeness and fullness of life. Oasis is a movement of volunteers, activists and professionals that works in 36 communities across the UK. Through our integrated ‘Community hub model’, we seek to create a new sense of neighbourhood in communities that had previously been forgotten by society.

Support service

Oblong Ltd

We are a Leeds based community development charity whose purpose is to help people and communities flourish. Established in 1996 Oblong is a community resource centre that provides advice, support and facilities for local people who want to make a difference through volunteering and community projects.

Hub

Octopus Community Network

Octopus Communities, based in Islington Octopus is a unique collaboration between the quality assured and 'VISIBLE' community centres in Islington and is the Co-ordinator for Islington's Community Hubs Network.

Health and social care

Older People's Action in the Locality (OPAL)

OPAL aims to reduce loneliness and isolation of older people living in Leeds, as well as improving the quality of their lives by enabling them to live independently, safely and healthily. We give direct support to 700 older people.

Shop

One Planet (Accrington)

The One Planet shop is a community benefit co-operative formed and funded by a group of volunteers. Our high street outlet offers a range of Local, Innovative, Fairtrade, Ethical, and sustainable products enabling you to shop with your conscience.

Business support, training, education or employment

Onion Collective Community Interest Company

We set up Onion Collective CIC in 2013, when plans for a major development of flats on the marina quayside of our hometown in Watchet had just fallen through. Rather than witness more commercial development that had no community benefit, we realised that by pooling our skills and resources we could help empower our community to make the decisions about what developments take place themselves.

Food production or farming

OrganicLea Ltd

Organiclea is a community food project based in the Lea Valley in north-east London. We produce and distribute food and plants locally, and inspire and support others to do the same. With a workers’ cooperative at our core, we bring people together to take action towards a more just and sustainable society.

Sport and leisure

Origin Sports

Origin Sports is a not-for-profit organisation based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. We aim to offer affordable, inclusive and safe access to sport for people in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Hub

Osmani Trust

Osmani Trust is a youth and community organisation based in Tower Hamlets. The Trust offers a wide range of community, health and sporting initiatives tailored to the needs of the community. It aims to provide a holistic service, which helps people, particularly those living in disadvantaged urban communities to re-engage with mainstream society and improve their quality of life.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Oxford City Farm

The team behind Oxford City farm have been working to bring City Farming to Oxford since 2008. We are a diverse group of local people with broad skills and experience in among other things, health, youth work, planning, community development, teaching, architecture, fund raising, horticulture, ecology and veterinary medicine.

Business support, training, education or employment

Paddington Development Trust

We provide progressive opportunities extending from parents and children projects, structured volunteering and training with our Community Health and Maternity Champions through to employment skills training, local job club, and specialist advice and guidance in getting a job and qualifications. We work with local people who want to set up their own business and run monthly seminars on business planning.

Support service

Par Bay Community Trust

Par Bay Big Local works with communities across Cornwall on important issues affecting local peoples lives including Jobs & Income, Housing, Health, Environment, Youth & Family and Recreation & Culture.

Sport and leisure

Par Track Ltd

Par Track is a green space, community meeting place, somewhere to meet friends, kick a ball about, run free and so much more. It is run by the community and aims to be owned by the community.

Energy

Pennine Community Power Limited

Pennine Community Power was started in 2012, by members of the community in the upper Calder Valley and particularly inspired and supported by Blackshaw Environmental Action Team. It was set up to build a sustainable community, environmentally, socially and economically and develop the profitable supply of energy from renewable resources for the benefit of the community.

Food production or farming

PermaFuture Agroecology Limited

PermaFuture are currently transforming a disused horticultural training centre into ‘Bentley Urban Farm’. Using reclaimed materials and a range of agroecology techniques such as permaculture and hydroponics, they are building a semi-automated market garden capable of providing education, training and employment opportunities whilst offering the local community access to fresh, affordable locally grown food.

Hub

Phoenix Cultural Centre Community Interest Company

We are a not-for-profit organisation, welcoming and inclusive to all members of the community, a place to grow individually and together. Driven by the needs and wants of of the community, we provide a welcoming environment for all. Where you can practice the arts, learn skills and enjoy yourself, bringing cultures and communities together.

Energy

Plymouth Energy Community

We are a local Community Benefit Society aiming to give people in Plymouth the power to change how they buy, use and generate energy. We are run by the community for the community and work with a wide range of organisations.

Support service

Poole Communities Trust

Poole Communities Trust is a community led charity based in Poole, a large town on the Dorset coast. Whilst Poole is well known for its fabulous beaches and some successful businesses, there are also significant inequalities. Our mission is to promote economic and community growth across our town. We primarily do this through the development of community facilities and creating places where people have the chance to thrive.

Food production or farming

Porlock Futures Community Interest Company

Porlock Bay Oysters is a Community Interest Company with all profits made from the oysters benefitting the community of Porlock.

Business support, training, education or employment

Pro Bono Economics

PBE charity projects help organisations such as charities and social enterprises to measure performance, improve their services and better track outcomes through understanding and improving their impact and value.

Hub

Project Dirt

We understand the power of bringing the right people together. We know that small, grassroots projects set up by passionate people have the power to transform the communities they work in and we’re here to help them do that. We make sure that local projects get the support they deserve by partnering them with brilliant businesses and volunteers. The platform is free to use and allows people to explore our directory of projects, get inspired by their stories and learn from useful resources.

Sport and leisure

Projekts Mcr Limited

Projekts MCR is here to make Manchester a better place for all those people who regularly use skateboards, scooters, blades, skates and BMXs and for those who haven't tried any of these ramp disciplines yet. We do this by improving ramp spaces, introducing children to the skatepark through our skate coaching courses and employing the park users to run our facility and coaching programmes.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Proper Job Ltd

Launched in 1995, Proper Job is one of the UK’s first community reuse centres nestled on the northeast edge of Dartmoor in Devon. We are a Charity that aims to keep reusable items away from landfills, by putting them on sale in an Aladdin’s cave of pre-loved treasures.

Pub

Puzzle Hall Community Pub Ltd.

The Puzzle Hall Community Pub initiative have raised funds to purchase, refurbish, improve accessibility and open the pub as a community owned venture. The Pub will become a unique creative hub in the community, providing a meeting space for voluntary led creative groups and all community activity.

Housing

Queen Camel Community Land Trust Limited

The Queen Camel Community Land Trust Limited was formed in 2011 with the initial primary aim of promoting Affordable Housing within the village for those who could not afford full market rents and qualify for social housing. Long term, we hope to be able to promote other enhancements to the village, its facilities and infrastructure.

Hub

Radcliffe market Hall Community Benefit Society

Radcliffe Market Hall is a market space run by and for the community in Radcliffe. Our aim is simple: to enable a local, ethical and communal space that can provide products, services and opportunities that do not already exist in Radcliffe.

Health and social care

Raised in Bristol

Raised in Bristol is a social enterprise dedicated to providing the best possible nursery care, allowing children to flourish and communities to prosper. We are passionate about making community spaces sustainable by turning them into profitable places where children can thrive. We are committed to creating nurturing environments with a focus on play-led learning and individual development.

Support service

Ramsey Neighbourhood Trust

RNT specialises in community development with the aim of improving the lives of people living in the parish of Ramsey through consultation, action and community projects. Working together with the community we firmly believe that the possibilities for our town are endless and RNT is determined to inspire and support the people of Ramsey to make our town into the place we know it can be.

Hub

Ravensthorpe Community Centre Limited

Refurbishment and extension of an existing building to house a community café and a health and wellbeing centre.

Health and social care

Real Ideas Organisation Community Interest Company (RIO)

Routeways offers nursery and childcare and aims to grow a sustainable charity improving the quality of life for people and creating an environment people love to work in.

Hub

Red Brick Building

The Red Brick Building Centre Ltd is an innovative community-owned social enterprise based in the former Morlands Factory situated between Glastonbury and Street in Somerset. The community hub provides flexible office and artisan spaces for hire, a social hub, an entertainment and events venue, an exhibition space and a venue for a range of educational and community activities.

Arts, heritage and culture

Red Tower York CIC

Our vision for the Red Tower is to bring this historic building to life by offering an inclusive, welcoming space for creative, learning and social activities, run by local people, encouraging local and wider community participation. We will achieve this by creating and curating an ancient magical space that offers a unique oasis in our busy city.

Hub

Redcar Development Trust

RDT was born out of the Coatham Memorial Hall Association (CMHA) which was established in 2006 as a multipurpose community led and driven organisation that served and supported local communities of both place and interest throughout its primary resource – namely Coatham Memorial Hall situated in the Coatham ward area of Redcar and Cleveland borough.

Pub

Redgrave CBS

The Redgrave Community Society Limited was set up as a community benefit society, a non-profit making society, which would be the legal entity through which The Redgrave Pub would be purchased. Shares in the benefit society were offered at just fifty pounds each, the intention being to make them accessible to the whole community. The vision is to save the pub from closing and transform it into a community hub.

Arts, heritage and culture

Redruth Revival CIC

Redruth Revival CIC will use business solutions to achieve its aim, namely to support the regeneration of Redruth Town Centre with a 21st Century outlook. Redruth Revival CIC has a distinct and valuable role to play in helping create a strong, sustainable and socially inclusive economy in Redruth.

Energy

Regen SW

Regen is a not-for-profit centre of energy expertise and market insight whose mission is to transform the world’s energy systems for a low carbon future. Regen offers independent expert advice and market insight on all aspects of sustainable energy delivery.

Energy

Repowering Ltd

Repowering London is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in facilitating the co-production of community-owned renewable energy projects. They aim to create resilient, empowered communities that control and own the generation and usage of renewable energy and promote and facilitate the widescale development and local ownership of renewable energy projects across South London

Business support, training, education or employment

Resonance Limited

We are a social impact investment company. We work with social enterprises and charities by offering advisory services or help to raise capital from like-minded investors and we create impact investment funds, which deliver financial return and targeted social impact.

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Riccall Regen 2000

A registered charity and social enterprise, Riccall Regen Centre is a community centre built, funded and operated by the community, for the community. Situated on the edge of the historic village of Riccall between York and Selby, our architect designed, award winning building offers a variety of facilities and services to meet the needs of the community, business, education, sport and leisure.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

River Stewardship Company Ltd

Riverlution is a social impact initiative delivered by River Stewardship Company which engages volunteers, communities and schools, delivering skills and support so they can get involved in enhancing their local waterways. This doesn’t just contribute to the environmental legacy we strive for – it creates lasting connections between people and places that matter to them.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Riverside House

Riverside House is a heritage centre in Stourbridge. We recognise that transforming an environment through learning and developing practical skills in a social context has immeasurable benefits. The simple joy and pleasure of making a craft artifact, growing a beautiful garden or making bread has many residual outcomes. We have an experienced team of committed staff and volunteers who are supportive, friendly and have a wide range of practical and specialist craft skills.

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Roseland Community Activity Centre

The Roseland Community Association aim to take over the running of their local parish, once home to children activity clubs run by the council.

Business support, training, education or employment

Rotunda Ltd

Rotunda is an alternative education platform for young people and adults. We are a big colourful community-led organisation who also offer counselling, legal advice, community support, a café that's also a history resource, a nursery, a gorgeous garden round the side and a big space out the front for events.

Pub

Royal Oak Collingham Community Cooperative Ltd

The Collingham Community Pub Ltd aims are to become more than just a pub.We aim to reach out to the community and to build a social hub that can be enjoyed by the whole village.

Support service

Rural Action Yorkshire

Rural Action Yorkshire (RAY) works with villages and smaller rural communities throughout North, West and South Yorkshire to help improve the quality of life of the people who live and work there. We are all about enabling and empowering communities to develop their confidence to help themselves, and to ensure their needs are heard by policy makers and service providers - locally, regionally and nationally.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

SAFE Productions

Welcome to SAFE Regeneration, a community business working all over the world from its base beside the Liverpool-Leeds canal in Bootle. We believe passionately that the good people of Bootle deserve quality and choice and are committed to working with our community partners to continue to bring significant social, economic and environmental benefits to our neighbourhood.

Health and social care

Sage Holistics

A low-cost community clinic monitoring how effective our treatments are on the health and wellbeing of our community with these 3 long term chronic illness categories: Cancer, Autoimmune, Depression & anxiety.

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Salford Community Centre

The Salford community centre offers many activities and services for local people, including youth clubs and activities, a carers group, a disability group, jobs club and can be hired for events and kids parties.

Arts, heritage and culture

Salford Hope Centre Limited

The St Ignatius building represents a largely lost heritage, a building fondly cherished by many in Ordsall community. The community share offer would give community members an opportunity to participate in the ownership of this remarkable landmark.

Pub

Save the Dyke Pub, Brighton

The Save The Dyke Pub group are campaigning to protect the whole Dyke pub, restaurant and garden from redevelopment. We believe that with the right management, the Dyke can once again be a full-sized, thriving pub and community venue that’s sustainable in the long term.

Sport and leisure

Scarborough & Ryedale Community Cycling CIC

Scarborough & Ryedale Community Cycling provides a unique and inclusive cycling scheme which benefits the communities of Scarborough and Ryedale. We provide cycling opportunities for everyone, including those with a disability, those with temporary mobility issues, the elderly, those who suffer from dementia or isolation and indeed anyone else who wishes to gain the health benefits that cycling can provide.

Food production or farming

School Farm CSA

Community Supported Agriculture is a membership farming scheme. Members of the farm commit to buying a share of the farm’s harvest for 12-months at a time. This approach allows the farm to invest in the year ahead knowing that is has the support to continue and that the produce will all be eaten as we can grow to meet the demand.

Pub

Scopwick Pub Community Benefit Society Limited (Royal Oak)

The Friends of the Scopwick Royal Oak Ltd is being formed and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It was set up with the aim of purchasing The Royal Oak and revitalising it for the benefit of the whole community of Scopwick and Kirkby Green as well as the people who live or work in the area or just passing through.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Scotswood Natural Community Garden

The garden works with nature to create a great place for people and wildlife to enjoy. The garden is about our community, whether in Scotswood and Benwell or the wider area, and we welcome people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in our work.

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Seaside Hub

The Seaside Community Hub is a new venture in Eastbourne with the aim of providing facilities that the whole community can use. The Hub is managed by a team of local volunteers who are keen to see people enjoying living and working in the Seaside area of Eastbourne.

Food production or farming

Seaview Village Community Shop

A community organisation supplying fresh ingredients and a variety of necessities to the local community of Seaview on the Isle of Wight.

Arts, heritage and culture

Secklow Sounds CIC

A community radio station for Milton Keynes entirely run by 30 local volunteers. Previously the station was only accessed via the interenet but now has a broadcast licence for FM. We produce a variety of informative and entertaining programmes and are committed to offering access to radio, training, and volunteering opportunities to bring about social gain in Milton Keynes.

Arts, heritage and culture

Sedbergh and District Arts & Heritage Trust

Fairfield mills is a Community Benefit Society and aims to honour and preserve Sedbergh’s textile heritage though the provision of a hub for creative enterprise, within which a vibrant community of weavers, artists and craftspeople engage the visiting public in an appreciation of weaving and traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.

Business support, training, education or employment

Selby Trust

The Selby Trust was set up as a charity in 1992 by local people who recognised the need for a multi-purpose centre led by the community and third sector organisations. Selby Centre, which is located in an area of high deprivation, brings together a rich mix of individuals and organisations, primarily from BME, refugee and other historically excluded communities in Tottenham, Haringey, North London and beyond.

Health and social care

Sensoriel CIC

Sensoriel has been established to make the lives of people better by providing a range of services and interventions for adults and children who have long-term conditions with a vision to create a unique multi-sensory service in the Borough of Wigan.

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Settle Community & Business Hub

Settle Community & Business Hub is a not for profit venture in Settle, North Yorkshire. The Hub is available for a range of different uses, and we have created a focal point for community groups, charities, businesses and local residents to find out what is going on.

Arts, heritage and culture

Settle Victoria Hall Limited

Settle Victoria Hall serves Settle, the surrounding area, and farther afield, both as as a community space and by bringing arts and culture to an isolated rural community, and there's always something going on. During the day, we have a huge range of classes and community groups, alongside auctions, bazaars, and public and private events. In the evening, our beautiful little music-hall is transformed into a venue for top-quality music, drama, comedy, spoken word, film, and festivals.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Shared Assets

At Shared Assets we make land work for everyone. We support the development of new models of managing land that are sustainable and productive, create livelihoods, enhance the environment, and involve local people in making decisions about the places they care about.

Business support, training, education or employment

Sheffield Community Media Limited

Sheffield Community Media Ltd (SCM) is a new social enterprise set up to support community media development in Sheffield. SCM has established and wholly owns Sheffield Local Television Ltd, which has secured the licence to operate the local digital TV channel for Sheffield. Our vision is to develop a cross platform community media offer working in partnership with Commedia Sheffield, which runs Sheffield Live community radio.

Energy

Sheffield Renewables

Sheffield Renewables was formed by a group of volunteers in late 2007. We are committed to improving Sheffield’s environmental sustainability. We aim to harness local enthusiasm, knowledge and skills by creating an energetic and committed social enterprise. We want to fund, develop, own and operate renewable energy schemes in a way which brings benefits to both the city and its people.

Arts, heritage and culture

Shooters Hill School of Arts

Shooters Hills School of Arts has been established to meet the needs of the local community in Woolwich. We are a non-profit organisation offering personalised and effective Arts and Technology programmes specifically designed to expand opportunities to our local community.

Arts, heritage and culture

Shotley Heritage Community Benefit Society Limited

Shotley Heritage want to restore their pier to become a community asset and create positive change in the area.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Shotley Peninsula Shoreline CIC

Shotley Peninsula Shoreline Community Interest Company was formed in 2018 to help save the Shotley shoreline from natural erosion and monitor and conserve the natural environment whilst improving cliff and sea defences.

Support service

Shotton Partnership 2000 Ltd

Established in 1998, Shotton Partnership 2000 Ltd. was set up to improve the quality of life for the residents of our village. The Partnership is made up of local volunteers, most of whom have lived in Shotton all their lives.

Support service

Sikh Community and Youth Service (SCYS)

Sikh Community and Youth Services (SCYS) is a registered charity established since 1988 in which members of the community identified gaps in service provisions and take up of mainstream services by the Asian/Sikh Community in Nottingham. Over the years SCYS has varied in level and nature of services provided in accordance with changing times and local/national needs of the community.

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Sikh Communty Centre & youth Club SCCYC

Building a better future in Northampton is the main aim of Northampton Sikhs Community centre, offering a variety of services benefitting the community.

Arts, heritage and culture

Sir Charles Napier (Blackburn) Ltd

A community run music venue opening its' doors to everyone in the community, offering a wide range of social activities and events.

Business support, training, education or employment

Social Enterprise Acumen CIC

Social Enterprise Acumen CIC provides capacity building support and advice to existing or would-be social entrepreneurs looking to develop their concept or grow their business.

Business support, training, education or employment

Social Enterprise UK

We are the leading global authority on social enterprise. We are the biggest network of social enterprises in the UK. We are a strategic partner to 6 government departments and have led public policy on social enterprise for 15 years.

Arts, heritage and culture

SoCo Music Project

SoCo Music Project has been delivering engaging and inspirational music making activities since 2008. We believe everyone has the right to take part in music making, no matter what your ability, age, background or circumstances. Music is powerful, it has a place in everyones life, whether it’s a song that is close to your heart, a process that helps you through challenging times or way to celebrate your talents.

Food production or farming

Sole of Discretion

We are a collective of small-scale fishers fishing out of Plymouth harbour. We are committed to procuring fish and shellfish that have been caught with as little damage to the marine environment as possible, have contributed to the livelihood of small-scale fishers and their communities, and to get these high quality and delicious fish to your door.

Pub

Somersham Community Pub Ltd

The Duke of Marlborough, Somersham, reopened as a community owned pub at Easter 2017 after a passionate two-and-a-half year campaign by the community to buy it.

Food production or farming

Sourced in Salford

Creating food-related opportunities to assist positive change and improvement for the people of Broughton and Salford.

Transport

South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society (STRPS)

The South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society has run and developed the railway as an incorporated society since 1983, developing the work of an unincorporated group started in 1973. A voluntary society was formed to take over the entire route but its first efforts failed. However, a reformed group successfully opened the first stage of a narrow gauge railway in 1983. Since then the railway has grown and prospered.

Support service

Southmead Development Trust

We are a charity run by and working to support residents of Southmead, Bristol. In partnership with other community groups we raise funds and manage projects which directly address our community’s needs. These projects aim to increase opportunities, reduce isolation and promote wellbeing.

Arts, heritage and culture

Southport Contemporary Arts

Southport Contemporary Arts (SCA) network began in 2009 and was set up to embrace the fact that Southport is home to a host of different art practitioners working in various disciplines.The list of creative skills within SCA is wide-ranging, and includes painters, textile artists, filmmakers, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers, musicians, poets and performance-based artists.

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Southwold and Waveney Valley Regeneration Society Ltd

We are SouthGen: our vision is for a flourishing community where people of all ages live, work and socialise

Food production or farming

Sow the City Limited

We want to build a healthier city where everyone can grow their own food. Somewhere that’s full of beans. The kind of city you want to live in. Growing food in cities makes a lot of sense – gardens, allotments, patios, rooftops and window-ledges all have the potential to provide us with an abundance of free and nutritious food. Plus food grown in urban environments can help reduce food transportation, create jobs, and strengthen communities. We all have food in common – we eat it, crave it, and ...

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Space at Hare Hill House - Moorend Development Trust

Since November 2013 a team of dedicated volunteers have invested their time to help retain Hare Hill House as a community asset for the people of Littleborough. Led by The MoorEnd Development Trust. we are campaigning to lease the property from Rochdale Council and invest in longer-term plans for the development of Hare Hill House into a self-financing community, arts and micro-business centre for the Littleborough Community.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Spacemakers

We create radical, bottom-up regeneration projects, which aim to get inside the machinery of urban regeneration, and use it for good instead of evil. We specialise in reactivating dead buildings and dead spaces, harnessing unused potential in a community, and creating projects that address the economic and social issues that are causing the problem in the first place.

Support service

Spacious Place Contact Ltd

Spacious Place Engage Ltd is an innovative Social Enterprise. Specialising in engagement with some of the most vulnerable local people, we provide stability and support. Our aim is to assist individuals as they move from a point of genuine need into a place of hope and opportunity.Life can sometimes close in on people and surround them with restrictions. By focusing on an individual’s strengths and resilience, we help to create the space to journey away from need.

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Spark York CIC

An inspiring urban space in the heart of York that supports creatives, independent businesses, social enterprise and community groups.

Support service

Spitfire Advice and Support Services Ltd

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice for people living in Birmingham on a wide range of money, benefit, housing or employment issues.

Food production or farming

Squash Nutrition

Squash is a creative food enterprise rooted in Liverpool 8 since 2007, grown and lead by a diverse group of local people, committed to participatory social change. With backgrounds in cooking, horticulture, visual arts, film-making, performance and architecture, our practice is bold, curious, seasonal, passionate and unusual.

Hub

Squire Fields Community Centre

Took over a derelict former bowling club in Fowey and established it as a local community centre. Provides a range of activities and events for the local community including cafes, scouts and guides, aerobics and other sport activities.

Housing

Skills For Communities Ltd

Skills4communities is a hub of information, support and guidance. We welcome new members and open our door to individuals, families, and business users, in fact we welcome everyone.

Business support, training, education or employment

Social and Sustainable Capital

SASC provides simple finance for extraordinary charities and social enterprises. We believe greater access to the right kind of investment makes charities and social enterprises better able to tackle society's most pressing challenges.

Housing

St Ann's Redevelopment Trust

StART is a group of Haringey residents and workers who want to see the St Ann’s Hospital site used permanently for the good of all our local communities. We have initiated a community-led and transparent process for a housing development, which puts local people in control while providing genuinely affordable homes, promoting health and wellbeing, and creating a green neighbourhood.

Health and social care

St Catherine's Church Centre

Welcome to St Catherine’s Church and Centre, a vibrant, open and inclusive church and community centre in the heart of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. St Catherine’s is a diverse community, with a rich life of worship, prayer and community engagement. We seek through our church, community activities and pastoral care to make the Christian faith relevant and accessible.

Support service

St Lukes Cares - Dewsbury Road Charity Shop

St Luke’s Cares Charity has been working with young people in South Leeds for over twenty years, our mission is to support vulnerable individuals and those at the margins in South Leeds to reach their full potential. Dewsbury Road Charity Shop is a project of St Luke's Cares, a charity that provides services to support the communities of South Leeds. Their projects incude youth work, mentoring, community nail bar and volunteering support.

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St Michael's Community Centre

This community centre is in Bemerton Heath, Salisbury. They offer a range of activities for local people of all ages, including a Café and Chat – supportive listening. They are expending on the café and planning to pilot and test a range of other projects.

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St Sidwell's Centre Exeter

Located in the historic heart of Exeter we are a community centre giving a warm welcome regardless of background, ability or circumstance. We are an independent charity, working to strengthen the local community and to bring people together to share their skills.

Food production or farming

St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm is a small charity. We welcome 60,000 visitors each year, and provide a number of vital community services for over 3,500 people facing disadvantage of all ages and backgrounds. One of our aims is to better connect people with the story of their food, from farm gate to plate.

Support service

Stainforth4ALL

Stainforth 4 ALL (S4ALL) is Stainforth and district's own local charity. We employ four hard-working staff and a dedicated team of volunteers working on a variety of charitable projects. We strive to improve people's lives, regenerate our community and raise local aspirations.

Event management

Stanley Events

Whether it’s event planning, management or equipment hire, Stanley Events has it covered. Based in County Durham, the firm even has an army of fully-qualified stewards, bar staff and security specialists ready to be mobilised for your event. A relatively new kid on the block, Stanley Events has quickly established a reputation for excellence.

Arts, heritage and culture

Star and Shadow Cinema Ltd.

Star and Shadow Cinema is a volunteer-run DIY space for Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, and the north east UK. It is set up as an open-to-join co-operative housed in a building it owns, dedicated to culture coming from and/or programmed by the grass roots - particularly cinema and music.

Arts, heritage and culture

Station House Community Connections Ltd

Station House Community Connections Ltd is a Charitable Community Benefit Society incorporated in 2013, to bring the Station House, dormant since 2005, back to life as a new community amenity for the local area and beyond. The aim is to combine its historical purpose and heritage with a community function.

Business support, training, education or employment

STEP Development Trust

STEP is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. We aim to put the community at the heart of what we do by helping to build the capacity of local people and local organisations achieve their goals and make a significant improvement in the well being of the town and its inhabitants.

Food production or farming

Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm is a three acre working farm; a rural oasis, in the heart of Tower Hamlets. We give children and adults a chance to meet farm animals, learn how to grow food and try out arts and crafts. Every Saturday, the Farm hosts a popular Farmer’s Market.

Pub

Stockland Community Pub Limited

Our vision is to buy The Kings Arms for the benefit of the community and to secure its future as a thriving community pub. A community purchase will enable the village to secure and safeguard the pub in perpetuity. This represents a fantastic opportunity for Stockland and nearby villages and hamlets to strengthen the vibrancy and sustainability of our community.

Pub

Stoneham Bakehouse CIC

Stoneham Bakehouse is a Community Supported Bakery based n the Poets Corner area of Hove. After spending two and a half years baking in various ovens across the community, we’ve got a bakery in the heart of the community. We bake bread for the community, baked by the community, for the benefit of the wellbeing of the community. As a community business, we put profits back into the community; offering breadmaking courses and using the bread oven to bring parts of the community together.

Support service

Stonehouse Action

Stonehouse Action are a group of local residents and organisations. We see ourselves as a ‘mushroom field’ – a great supportive environment for projects, ideas and activities to develop and make connections that benefit the local community.

Support service

Storeroom 2010

Storeroom2010 is a small independent furniture re-use charity, operating without the benefits of statutory funding. Situated on the Isle of Wight, Storeroom is in an area which suffers disproportionally from high unemployment and child poverty compared to many other areas in the UK. Storeroom2010 enables impoverished and disadvantaged families to be able to affordably furnish their homes, thereby improving their quality of life.

Arts, heritage and culture

Stour Space Limited

A socially minded organisation offering exhibition, performance and studio space for the development of creative enterprises. Devoted to the promotion and production of art and design, performance and innovative business, Stour Space also works in collaboration with many local enterprises, residents, artists and committees.

Health and social care

Stroud District Kids Stuff CIC

We have been Stroud's Baby Bank since 2015. We are now running four projects that are changing the game for parents in our community. Providing baby basics, creating jobs, running a mum's cooperative and building community.

Shop

Stutton Community Shop

Our Community Shop in Stutton is thriving, successful, and run entirely by volunteers. Having spent nine very successful years in a portacabin, we have now moved into our wonderful new building. This gives us more space to stock more products and also means we have room for a Community Cafe.

Business support, training, education or employment

Success4All

Success4All started from the ambitions of a teacher, our founder Caroline Afolabi-Deleu, to improve employment chances of her pupils after schools. She saw the gift children and young people had to teach, challenge and learn from each other.

Health and social care

Sunderland Home Care Associates

Sunderland Home Care Associates is structured so that people will always come first. As an employee owned social enterprise, staff members get a vital role in the decision-making process because they own a share in the company.

Health and social care

Sunlight Development Trust

Sunlight Development Trust is a community owned and led charity which exists to improve the general mental and physical health and wellbeing of the Medway community.

Sport and leisure

Supporters Direct

To promote good governance in sport and enable the development of sustainable clubs based on supporters involvement and community ownership.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Sustainable Harborough

Sustainable Harborough has worked to show how a focus on what people want and are interested in, along with a focus on creating projects that can support each other can bring about a more vibrant, inclusive community with lower carbon emissions.

Food production or farming

Sutton Community Farm

Sutton Community Farm is a community-owned farm. We started in 2010 in response to a community need with the purpose to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food and provide a shared space for people to cultivate skills, get exercise and make new friends.

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Sutton Hill Community Trust

A community support centre specialising in catering, youth groups, seniors and the creative arts.

Pub

Swan Worlingworth Community Pub Limited

The Swan Worlingworth Community Pub Ltd. has been formed for the purpose of purchasing the SWAN PUBLIC HOUSE on behalf of the village community.

Health and social care

Synergy Creative Community CIC

Synergy Creative Community is a mental health peer-led community organisation based in Brighton, East Sussex. We started in 2009 and registered as a Community Interest Company in 2015. We take a creative approach to well-being and mental health by running weekly sessions of art, music, creative writing, cookery and mindfulness meditation. Synergy has become a space to connect with others and share experiences.

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Tanhouse Community Enterprise Limited

Tanhouse Community Centre in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, is operated by a local, not-for-profit community interest company, Tanhouse Community Enterprise Ltd, and run by volunteers.We have a programme of regular events run by local community, social, children's and sports groups and have a hall / meeting room for hire with catering facilities suitable for sports and social clubs, slimmers groups and functions such as dances, birthday and retirement parties, car boot sales, conferences and training...

Sport and leisure

Target Football CIC

Based in Toxteth, Liverpool and set up in 2010 by locally based individuals to provide inclusive access to football and sporting activities to influence the health based opportunities for people in the Riverside and Princes Park wards.

Hub

Teesdale Community Resources

The Hub is a unique, state of the art facility, home of the charity Teesdale Community Resources (TCR) that has delivered an extensive programme of activities to young people in the Teesdale area for over 30 years.

Pub

The Amp Community Pub Ltd

The objective of The Amp Community Pub Ltd is to promote the community interests of Risinghurst and its close neighbours by acquiring The Ampleforth Public House as an asset, supporting this organisation and events and maintaining facilities for the whole community to benefit from.

Hub

The Anstice Community Trust

Providing a much needed social, cultural and community centre for the people of Madeley in a renovated Anstice Memorial Hall.

Pub

The Antwerp Arms Association Ltd

The Antwerp Arms became North London’s first Community Pub in 2015. A friendly real ale pub serving Tottenham since 1820.

Health and social care

The APE Project CIC

We are a children’s play, recreation and activity provider working to create conditions for all-inclusive free play for kids in Bristol and beyond. We aim to deliver supportive environments and workshops for children and young people creative problem solving, sense of self worth, co-operative learning, resilience, risk taking, social skills.

Hub

The Archibald Corbett Community Library, Arts and Heritage Centre

The Archibald Corbett Society aims to preserve and regenerate the Corbett Estate in Lewisham for it to be recognised by Lewisham Council as being of both social and historical importance to the community it serves, including all residents and tenants and to recognise the Corbett Estate in totality, as an area of special local character and townscape merit.

Community hub, facility or space

The Art Station

The Art Station is an exciting new art organisation breathing life into Saxmundham station in coastal Suffolk by developing the building as a contemporary art space.

Health and social care

The Befriending Scheme

A befriending hub for people with learning difficulties. We run regular drop-in centres, known as Hubs, across Suffolk. These allow our members to build meaningful one-to-one friendships with other vulnerable people and volunteer befrienders. We also run weekend and evening social clubs as well as member and volunteer training across the county.

Pub

The Bell Inn

The Bell at Yarpole is a community owned pub bought by the local residents in September 2018.

Pub

The Berwick Brown Bear Partnership

The Brown Bear Inn; literally, is Berwick-upon-Tweed’s most iconic pub – the town’s coat of arms is a brown bear. The pub has a great reputation that stretches back decades, but in the last twenty years it suffered a chronic lack of investment in the hands of a tied pub company. Today a group of local people are determined to revive the pub as an attractive, welcoming, vibrant social enterprise, that’s More Than A Pub.

Pub

The Bevy

The Bevy is a community owned and run pub turned hub with money coming from trusts, charities and grants.

Transport

The Big Lemon

In 2006 a group of people got together in a pub in Brighton to discuss public transport and decided to set up a Community Interest Company to provide affordable and environmentally-sustainable bus services in the local area.  Soon afterwards The Big Lemon was born, and we now operate six local bus services in the Brighton area and a wide variety of coach services both locally and nationally.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Bootstrap Company

Bootstrap’s core business is providing workspace to a diverse mix of tenants, supporting them to start up and grow. From bakers and brewers in the Bootyard to film studios and charities across the 3 buildings we operate in, Bootstrap boasts an eclectic mix of tenants here on Ashwin Street, Dalston.

Food production or farming

The Bread Kitchen CIC

The Bread Kitchen believes people matter. We work in Great Yarmouth to provide support and opportunities to young people in order to help them to change their own lives. We encourage people to raise their aspirations, undertake volunteering, work towards achieving relevant qualifications and strive towards community involvement, employability and independent living.

Transport

The Bristol Bike Project

The Bristol Bike Project aim to provide a valuable and empowering service for underprivileged and marginalised groups of people within our community whose lives would greatly improve through the benefit of having accessible, affordable and sustainable transportation.

Hub

The Burton Street Foundation

Around 2500 people use the site every week, for work and for play. We host countless events each year. We employ around 140 people. Our disability services have around 250 clients. 14 local businesses are based here, and around 35 charities and community groups use our facilities each week.

Health and social care

The Children's Allotment

We'll create a parent-led cooperative to run the The Children’s Allotment and transform the disused Old Nursery site into an inclusive, accessible outdoor education space for the local community, primarily children and families. Our current Community Action Group is working with young parents and other exciting local children's initiatives in East Oxford to develop our sites and projects mutually, coordinate approaches and establish a strong network of local community-centred childcare.

Pub

The Community Boot Inn (Orleton)

The Boot Inn has operated as a thriving pub at the heart of Orleton village for many years. Unfortunately the pub was closed in 2017 and was at risk of being sold for residential development. The community formed a Community Benefit Society which put together a bid to purchase the Boot Inn and reopen it as a business in the village.

Pub

The Cross Inn

A community owned pub, operating for and by the community in Bromley.

Pub

The Cross Keys

Idyllically located in the centre of this historic Suffolk village, this attractive 17th Century Pub is now a community owned free house and restaurant. The cosy bar area is known for its wide range of well kept real ales from a variety of local breweries.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Diss Corn Hall Trust

Located in the historic market town of Diss on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk, and at the gateway to the Waveney Valley, the Corn Hall is an impressive Grade II listed building which was originally built as a corn exchange. The Corn Hall is now a thriving arts venue offering a wide range of quality entertainment.

Hub

The Dorothy Parkes Centre

The Dorothy Parkes Centre is a community centre based in Smethwick, a diverse and deprived area in the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell in the West Midlands. The Centre opened in 2000 and was created out of the 'Old Church' parish hall by an innovative partnership between the Parish Church Council, Sandwell Area Health Authority, Harborne Parish Lands Charity, New Opportunities Fund and the Church Urban Fund.

Pub

The Drovers Inn

Our Pub is the hub of the local community. The Gussage Villagers, the wider Vale of Allen Community and visitors from further afield came together and saved The Drovers Inn.

Pub

The Duke of Wellington, Leasingham

Our vision is to create a community pub that is more than a pub. We shall create a cafe providing drop in facilities throughout the day where residents can meet and access the internet.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

The Eden Project

The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future.

Health and social care

The Eden-Rose Community LTD

The Eden-Rose Community Limited (('ERCL') has been established with the purpose of undertaking a range of outdoor activities that will vastly support the local community. Its objective is to utilise the surpluses generated by these activities to provide sustainable income to the Eden-Rose Coppice Trust, a charity which provides support to those with a terminal illness and their families and carers.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Exchange Creative Community CIC

The Good Things Studio is a ‘pop-up’ project organised by the award winning and community-led Exchange Creative Community CIC, based in the Arndale Morecambe Bay on a temporary basis. The location offers lots of passing visitors with a good open frontage to display and exhibit work from studio users.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Exchange Erith Ltd

The Exchange is a social enterprise set up to find a new and sustainable future for Erith's Old Library. Building on the Library's past purpose as 'centre for learning and advancement', and drawing on the views of local residents collected through consultation, we work with our local community to use culture, arts and heritage to creatively and collaboratively reimagine our town.

Support service

The Feed Enterprises CIC (previously LEAP East CIC)

The Feed is a social enterprise providing catering services. All our profits go to The Feed Foundation which is our charity set up to help with poverty and homelessness in Norwich.

Hub

The Florence Institute Limited

The Florrie is a spectacular Grade II listed Victorian visitor attraction utilising its heritage to improve social development through education and recreation. A social gem in Liverpool lovingly restored for everybody.

Library

The Friends of Kensal Rise Library

The refurbishment of Kensal Library, a disused library and event space which was rescued through community campaigning activity such as running pop up library services.

Pub

The Garbodisham Fox CIC

After many years of hard work the The Fox Inn, Garboldisham has reopened its doors following its purchase by a local community group. The pub has been at the heart of the village since the 18th Century and with hard work of volunteers and an ambitious renovation plan for the Fox, including building a new restaurant area, refurbishing the bar areas and creating new units to house local start-up businesses it will be the heart of the community for years to come.

Pub

The Gardeners Rest Community Society Limited

The Gardeners Rest is a community run pub in Neepsend, Sheffield. Owned by over 400 investors, the Gardeners prides itself on the high quality of its beer and its regular arts and community events. We’re fond of saying: “We’re more than a pub, we’re a community hub.”

Food production or farming

The Green Backyard

The Green Backyard is a vibrant community growing project run from a once derelict allotment site, providing ethical and sustainable produce for residents.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

The Green Estate CIC

Green Estate is not for profit organisation which has been working to improve the quality of life in the Manor & Castle wards of Sheffield since 1998. Our main purpose was to create and manage local greenspaces in ways that turned them from liabilities into assets. Over time we have established a mix of commercial services and social initiatives that not only help to sustain these now beautiful places but which also deliver much greater and longer term local benefit.

Pub

The Hare and Hounds

A sense of community can be hard to come by these days, but a village pub is the best place to find it. We are a village pub owned by our community. The local residents fought to keep the heart of their village beating, and were successful in keeping their beloved pub alive.

Pub

The Harrow Pub (Stockbury) Limited

A community owned free house, newly renovated and refurbished for your enjoyment. We are delighted to be the true heart and new hub of the village. Offering a free book swap, accompanied by a quiet reading area and a wide selection of drinks whilst you read.

Hub

The High Street Centre Ltd

A community centre providing after school care and activities for local people.

Pub

The Holywell Community Pub Ltd

The aim of the organisation will be the sustainable development of the Holywell Green community by securing the Holywell Inn as an asset. Based on Cooperative principles, the organisation will have a voluntary and open membership, and be anti-discriminatory, which means membership will be open to all, irrespective of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity.

Pub

The Lamarsh Lion Community Pub Limited

The Lamarsh Lion is a wonderful country pub on the Essex / Suffolk border and has been an Inn for over 700 years. Closed briefly in 2016 we reopened after refurbishment in June 2018 as a Community Pub, providing services for local people.

Business support, training, education or employment

The London Bike Kitchen

The London Bike Kitchen is a mechanic owned & operated open DIY workshop where you can work on your own bike instead of giving it to someone else. Consider us a Do-It-Together education space.

Pub

The Mare and Foal Working Group

The community are coming together to try to save their only local pub.

Pub

The Marquis of Cornwallis

The Marquis is the only pub in the village - there is no shop or school. The intention is to refurbish and transform it into a thriving community pub that will cater for the needs of everyone in Chedburgh and the surrounding area. Part of the building is

Hub

The Mercury Margate Hub

A community hub and bookshop. Home to a free quarterly magazine, The Margate Mercury which is a free, independent community magazine about Margate, UK. The hub run workshops and activities for a range of different groups.

Support service

The Mix Stowmarket

The Mix started life as a youth centre in 2012 and presently committed to developing Youth Work & Youth Workers. To building communities & capacity. To ensuring that the skills, values and approach of the people engaging with Young People, are adequate enough to deal with the needs, wants, challenges & opportunities they come across.

Housing

The Neighbourhood Services Company Ltd

Neighbourhood Services Company is a Social Business providing a diverse range of services including Building Construction & Environmental Landscaping Maintenance and Catering to the public, private and community sectors.

Café

The Nest Cafe & Community Rooms

The Nest is a family-friendly cafe with community rooms in the heart of Low Fell, Gateshead. Our NestEgg Fund supports families on lower incomes, making sure all local families can get involved in our activities.

Hub

The New Mechanics Institution Preservation Trust Ltd

Welcome to Swindon’s Mechanics’ Institution Trust. We believe that heritage can create unique, enjoyable places for people. We believe passionately in Swindon; its history, heritage and culture; its future opportunity and most importantly its people. We want to recapture the pioneering spirit and character that created “New Swindon” to inspire our town today.

Business support, training, education or employment

The Next Chosen

The Next Chosen Generation CIC develops and empowers underprivileged young people in-order to reduce poverty, low academic attainment and unemployment by creating opportunities that enhances skills development, higher academic attainment, employability, entrepreneurship, whilst build stronger family relationships and improve community cohesion.

Pub

The Northumberland Arms Community Society Limited

Our vision is to create a central focal point for village life which will act as a catalyst to re-ignite the economy and sense of community in Marple Bridge and Compstall. Besides re-opening the pub, we will bring a café and essentials shop to the village, have a base for community activities, and bring back trade.

Pub

The Old Ship Inn, Cawsand

Now that the pub has been brought under community control, residents plan to turn it into more than just a pub. It will also include a heritage centre, visitor information hub, children's centre as well as providing five new affordable homes for those who are unable to afford other accommodation.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Oxford House in Bethnal Green

Oxford House is where East London comes together to work, learn, explore and create. We celebrate arts, community and our heritage.

Food production or farming

The Pantry Partnership

The Pantry Partnership is a social enterprise working in and around Salisbury. We transform food and help to transform lives in the process. We create delicious and nutritious meals from next to nothing - using perfectly good (but very fresh) surplus food that would otherwise go to waste - and share them across our community.

Sport and leisure

The Parr Sports and Community Centre CIO

Parr Sports & Community Centre is based in St. Helens, Merseyside. We want to help create a healthier community, offering affordable access to sports facilities and education and learning opportunities. We have meeting rooms for hire and a community cafe.

Sport and leisure

The Playground

A newly-proposed skate park, ‘The Playground’, will be open to everyone regardless of skill, and will double up as a live music venue, space for the local community to hire, and a comfortable space to socialise in the café. All this at a time when skateboarding is included in the 2020 Olympics. The town lacks youth clubs and leisure spaces for young people, and other facilities are closing-down. At the same time, rates of physical activity in school are significantly worse than the national aver...

Pub

The Plough Inn, Durrington

Local village pub

Business support, training, education or employment

The Plunkett Foundation

We support rural communities across the UK to tackle the issues they face through community business. Community businesses are enterprises that are owned and run democratically by members of the community, on behalf of the community. They come in many forms, including shops, pubs, woodlands and anything that lends itself to community ownership.

Support service

The Proud Trust Ltd

The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps young people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. We do this through youth groups, peer support, managing the LGBT Centre for Manchester, delivering of training and events, campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.

Food production or farming

The Real Farming Trust

FEA is a project of the Real Farming Trust (RFT) a charity concerned with food sovereignty and sustainable farming (in particular, the practice of agroecology). The mission of RFT is to enable the growth of farming and food production practices that are economically sound and democratic, socially just, humane to animals, and promote the long-term protection of natural resources.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Real Photography Company

We are a group of Bristol based photographers, incorporated as a Community Interest Company in July 2017. We revive and refresh traditional photography, and introduce new audiences to the wonders of optical science, silver and light. We provide inspirational courses, workshops, events and exhibitions open to the public.

Arts, heritage and culture

The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

Falmouth's local theatre, archive, cinema and art gallery. Promoting innovative art and education in Cornwall since 1833.

Food production or farming

The Seed - Buckfastleigh Community Wholefood Store C.I.C

A pioneering venture in the heart of Buckfastleigh. We believe, regardless of the money in your pocket, each person has a right to quality and organic produce.

Pub

The Spotted Cow

The Spotted Cow re-opened in July 2017 after being saved by 225 people in the local community. We intend to regularly gather feedback and continue to adapt and improve the services offered to the community so that The Spotted Cow can once again be a focal point at the heart of Holbrook.

Hub

The St Tudy Community Shop Ltd

A community book shop combining a community hub with coffee bar, library and IT facilities to improve social cohesion and reduce rural isolation.

Pub

The Thorold Arms Community Benefit Society Ltd

It is important for social cohesion that we don’t lose the pub and shop at the heart of our community. Isolation can be a curse especially in rural areas with poor transport links. A warm, friendly community meeting place is the heart of healthy rural communities. Our Pub and Shop is much missed and will hopefully re-open in the knowledge that its viability is underpinned by enthusiastic local support.

Shop

The Walled Garden - Community Shop and Café

We’re a community benefit society, a form of cooperative; set up to build and operate a community shop and café. Our shop will be built within what was once the walled garden of Little Plumstead Hall. We’ll be restoring the garden to its former Victorian splendour.

Health and social care

The Wharton Trust

The Annexe is a recently-refurbished (2010) local Community & Resource Centre run by the Wharton Trust in the Dyke House area of Hartlepool. Dyke House is within the top 2% of deprived wards in the UK and, as such, experiences high levels of unemployment, low levels educational attainment and aspiration, high levels of health inequalities and extreme levels of deprivation.

Pub

The Wheel

It is a former blacksmith’s workshop that has been pulling in punters as a country pub since the 1800s. The Wheel Inn in Pennington is the quintessential country pub which prides itself on doing the simple things in life well – food and drink. It goes out of its way to offer a range of real ales from all over Hampshire – and nothing goes better with a good beer than proper home-cooked food.

Pub

The White Horse

At the White Horse you will discover a great environment to relax and unwind. Located in Hambrook, The White Horse is a great place to meet friends, have a bite to eat in our restaurant, enjoy a glass of wine, or try one of our local ales & continental lagers.

Arts, heritage and culture

The White Rock Trust

The trust was established to formalise and take forward the work of the Friends of Hastings Pier which has campaigned to support the rescue and redevelopment of the pier after it was closed in June 2006 for health and safety reasons. The trust's objects focus on the preservation of buildings of local historic value and the regeneration of the White Rock area.

Hub

The Yew Tree

Cosy country pub, ideal location for walks in the Dassett Hills. Great food, friendly staff, children and dogs welcome.

Arts, heritage and culture

Theatre Royal Wakefield

Theatre Royal Wakefield's mission statement is: To develop new creative opportunities and experiences both within the theatre building, throughout the wider community and on tour, encouraging high quality engagement across a broad sector of the Performing Arts.

Hub

Three Trees Community Centre

The centre has been part of community life since 1970 when we used to run a nursery, coffee bar, lunch clubs and the area's first shop. Whilst many things have changed, we are still packed with activity, from parent and toddler groups to clubs to martial arts. At Three Trees we pride ourselves on having something for everyone, and if we haven't got it, we'll help you start it!

Hub

Thurcroft Institute & Recreation Ground (TIRG)

An event space and community hub.

Support service

Tiber Community Building

Based in one of the most disadvantaged areas of the country we work to ensure that members of our local community and in particular our young people are provided with opportunities that enable them to play a significant role in bringing about a positive change both in their own lives and within their local environment.

Business support, training, education or employment

Tiger 11 Limited

The Hillside Enterprise Centre is a unique environment which nurtures the growth of budding entrepreneurs and established businesses and aims to be the catalyst for South Leeds small business growth.

Café

Toast Love Coffee

TLC is highly regarded locally and beyond, as a safe, welcoming space for anyone who enters, where you can enjoy the company of someone new, over a delicious drink and meal. The pay as you feel model ensures that no one is excluded and everyone can be as generous as they can with their financial contribution to the sustainability and development of this very special cafe in Leeds.

Hub

Todmorden Community Centre and Learning Hub Ltd

To create a National Learning Centre in the Calder Valley that will provide real and marketable skills in natural building, agro-ecology and micro-generation. It will also be a Community Hub, to nurture our local community, with space to be creative, artistic, innovative and energetic, and house some of our much needed local services – a Children’s Centre and a Youth club. Profits will go into continued development and maintenance of the facilities.

Arts, heritage and culture

Tonic Music

Tonic Music for Mental Health is a not-for-profit organisation based in the South-Coast of England and established in 2012. Tonic raises awareness and challenges the stigma often associated with mental illness through music and art based events. We organise music workshops, gigs, art groups, and community projects throughout the year for people experiencing mental health problems.

Housing

Totnes Community Development Society

Totnes Community Development Society works to bring spaces into community use, management and ownership, including working in partnership with other groups and organisations locally to achieve this and in support of local service provision.

Energy

Totnes Renewable Energy Society

Totnes Renewable Energy Society (TRESOC) is an IPS formed by a group of local residents in 2007.  Its aim is to empower the local community to develop and control its own renewable energy supplies and to ensure that the maximum value resulting from the development of local resources is retained by the community.

Hub

Treverbyn Community Hall

Treverbyn Community Hall provides venue hire and meeting rooms for everyone to use and enjoy.From team meetings to private celebrations, community parties and social groups to interviews or staff training Treverbyn Community Hall is truly a hall for all.

Housing

Truro Community Land Trust

A registered community land trust for the people of Truro.

Health and social care

Tunza's Pride

The charity that is "Proud of Taking Care". Tunza’s Pride is a St Helens based charity which aims to help vulnerable children and young people in the Merseyside and North West region. We work hard to raise the funds to develop our own projects and also work in partnership with similarly minded organisations to develop joint activities.

Business support, training, education or employment

Ubele

The Ubele Initiative is a social enterprise with a mission to contribute to the sustainability of the African Diaspora community. Through social leadership development, community enterprise and social action, we incubate projects across the UK. We create partnerships with local, regional, national and international organisations to create innovative solutions for some of our most pressing social, economic and political concerns.

Arts, heritage and culture

Ucraft Community Interest Company

UCraft is an exciting new venture by some crafters from Liverpool. It is a place to come and learn a new skill, and there are plenty of lessons available!

Business support, training, education or employment

UK Citizens Online Democracy

Keep it in the community platform gives tools to help citizens and public servants improve their local communities and allows communities to keep on top of and register their assets.

Business support, training, education or employment

University of Liverpool

The Research Institute at Power to Change offered Liverpool University grants toward the research project 'Growth, sustainability and purpose in the community business market in the Liverpool City Region'.

Business support, training, education or employment

University of the West of England

The Research Institute at Power to Change offered UWE a grant towards the delivery of the 'New Partnerships Fund'; a one-year pilot partnership arrangement aimed at driving up access to research, and research capability among community businesses by building sustainable university-community business relationships.

Library

Upper Norwood Library Trust

The community managed library providing a wealth of services rangng from workshops for adults, children's playgroups, the Library of Things; the borrowing initiative of useful items, a café on top of general library services.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Urban Biodiversity CIC

Newquay Community Orchard is a place that is built by the community, for the community. They want to create a space where people from all walks of life can come together to work, rest and play. A place that provides mental health therapy, educational services to local schools and residents and works to support the local community through events, rehabilitation, job creation and environmentally sustainable economic growth.

Health and social care

Vauxhall Neighborhood Council Limited

The council aims to relieve hardship, improve education, preserve good health, promote employment opportunities and to provide and asist in the provision of facilities, in the interest of social welfare and recreational activities of the community.

Business support, training, education or employment

Vintage Worx CDT (Community Development Trust)

Vintage Worx Community Development Trust (CDT) is a community led not for profit organisation dedicated to removing barriers to opportunities and committed to helping people maximise their talents and realise their full potential.

Arts, heritage and culture

Viva Arts and Community Group Ltd

The Viva Youth Theatre, now in its 16th year, was the catalyst for the whole Viva Arts and Community Group.

Hub

Vocalise Bristol CIC

Creates and provides mechanisms to restore local peoples ability to communicate in Ashley Ward area of inner city Bristol (top 10% IMD). These include a magazine, online presence, community noticeboards, workshops and facilitating community planning forum.

Hub

Wath Hall Limited

The intention is to turn the Hall into a focal point for the community and a core part of the cultural centre of Wath. Wath Hall Ltd is now looking to raise funds to make the vision happen and is looking for volunteers to come together to develop this invaluable future community asset.

Food production or farming

Wave-Length Social Marketing

Forge Urban Revival is an Art Café and Community Centre at two sites in Shropshire providing a showcase for locally produced food, gifts and other artisanal products.

Housing

We Make Places CIC

We Make Places is a Community Interest Company, based in Liverpool, UK which is writing, living and delivering a manifesto for change across the built environment. We help communities of interest and locality to develop sustainable projects. These projects are about reconsidering ignored, underused or condemned places in a new light, allowing them to rise again becoming healthy, happy, active and loved.

Business support, training, education or employment

We Rise Limited

Coach disadvantaged young people to access a project based approach to ‘paid for’ work experience in Brixton, engaging employers, schools and students. In response to the changing world of work, they offer project based experience. We coach, inspire and challenge young people, delivering real work projects and develop 21st century skills.

Hub

Weeke Community Association

A well established community centre for people in social housing, Weeke and Harestock estates of Winchester offer low cost space for hire, and social activities. The Centre has been serving the community of North Winchester and beyond since the first foundation stone was laid in 1954. It is run by one full time staff member and a team of dedicated volunteers who make up the Association Committee. We cater for all groups and ages within the community with many local clubs and societies based at t...

Health and social care

Wellbeing Enterprises CIC

Wellbeing Enterprises is an award winning social enterprise and a leading light in community wellbeing approaches. Our mission is to support individuals and communities to achieve better health and wellbeing. We do this by educating the public, unlocking the assets in our community and collaborating with our partners to tackle the causes of poor health.

Food production or farming

West End Community Bakery

West End Community Bakery is currently a new project of West End Women and Girls Centre (registered 1987) in the significantly deprived area of Elswick, west end of Newcastle, and it will become a separate community business post incubation. Their talented team of local women run pop-up cafes and cater for all types of occasions, including corporate events, meetings, birthdays and more, working with you to devise a menu that you'll love.

Hub

West Faversham Community Association

West Faversham Community Centre, is run by West Faversham Community Association, offering a great range of community activities & private hire.

Hub

Westbury Community Shop and Cafe Ltd

Westbury Village hosts an extensive programme of social events, clubs and activities, which everyone can attend/participate in. These take place in the village hall and grounds, the village club, and in the shop and café.

Shop

Westbury Sub Mendip Community Shop Ltd

We are a Community Benefit Society responsible for managing the Community Shop building and developing services to meet the needs of its members.

Hub

Westway Trust

We exist to work together with the local community to enable North Kensington to thrive. We dedicate ourselves to the wellbeing of this vibrant community. We work with over 60 member organisations ranging from community groups and residents' associations to schools and sports clubs, as well as other local groups and people.

Health and social care

Wheatfen Forest School CIC

A local village based Forest School providing a broad range of activities for children, young people and parents to benefit the local community. Providing a range of activities from toddlers, to young people, parents, families and intergenerational support.

Environment, nature conservation or public land management

Whistlewood Common Limited

Whistlewood is ten acres of community-owned land in Melbourne, South Derbyshire. The site is designed along permaculture principles (a sustainable design framework) so that it will work for people, for wildlife and be a welcoming space for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Pub

White Horse Pub, Church Fenton

A community owned pub in Church Fenton.

Pub

White Lion, Ash Magna

The White Lion is a welcoming community owned village pub with great beer and food. Catering for locals and visitors. Ideal for Cyclists, Walkers and anyone with an interest in quality local sourced food and drink.

Hub

White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures

Rock House is an ambitious mixed-use project that breathes new life into a previously underused building situated in the White Rock area of Hastings town centre. It’s nine floors are home to living space, work space and a community hub. Those who live and work here must meet certain criteria of need, enthusiasm and contribution to the building and the wider community. White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures (WRNV) set out with the objective to acquire and redevelop Rock House as a ‘co-habitation’ spac...

Food production or farming

Whole Again Communities Community Interest Company

WAC helps local people to help themselves, and to make our community a better place to live. We support people in poverty as a result of adverse social conditions such as poor health and nutrition. We work with socially isolated people and the unemployed creating better chances for everyone.

Business support, training, education or employment

WikiHouse Foundation

The aim of WikiHouse is to use the web and local digital manufacturing to make it easier for community businesses to develop low-cost, sustainable homes and spaces for themselves. It is being developed by architects, designers, engineers, inventors, manufacturers and builders, collaborating to develop the best, simplest, most sustainable, high-performance building technologies, which anyone can use and improve. Our aim is for these technologies to become new industry standards; the bricks and mo...

Arts, heritage and culture

Winchester Radio

A not-for-profit, charitable community radio coming out of Winchester Hospital Radio. All about 'nudges' towards healthier lifestyles, especially aimed at over 50s. Will hope to put people in touch with and support local voluntary organisations and businesses. Unlike other radio stations in the past that have broadcast from the city and had to close, merge, or move, Winchester Radio, as a charity, will not be affected by commercial interests, buy-outs or take-overs.

Food production or farming

Windmill Hill City Farm Ltd

Created in the 1970s thanks to the efforts of volunteers, Windmill Hill City Farm has been a vital hub for the south Bristol community ever since.

Housing

Witton Lodge Community Association

WLCA started life in 1994, established by local residents, in response to plans to demolish the Perry Common estate. From then on, we have tirelessly helped the local community – through the demolition of the old estate and the rebuilding of the new – keeping the local community at the centre of this process and ensuring local people influence important decisions.

Business support, training, education or employment

Wylye Coyotes Afterschool Club C.I.C

An after school club for children based in Warminster.

Sport and leisure

Wythenshawe AFC Limited

Community amateur football club based in Greater Manchester.

Hub

Wythenshawe Forum

The Forum is a bright and modern hub for co-located services used by community and business. The expansive list of services ranges from a library, health centre to a nursery.

Hub

Ye Olde Cross Ryton

An inclusive welcoming social hub promotes emotional and social wellbeing of individuals and the whole community. This is backed up by recent Oxford University research which shows that having a local pub is linked with improved wellbeing due to social inclusion.

Support service

YES Brixham

The Youth Enquiry Service Brixham Ltd. is based at The Edge, in Brixham, the smallest of three towns that make up the coastal tourist resort of Torbay. Brixham is a small fishing port in a beautiful location but because of its geographical position and areas of deprivation, it has underlying problems which need creative initiatives in order to help its community to thrive. Y.E.S. has always responded to the needs of the local young people and looks at ways to break down barriers and build bridge...

Housing

Yorspace Limited

YorSpace is a group of York residents who believe that there must be a better way to address the issue of unaffordable house prices and rising rents in their city. The group have all benefited from York’s unique sense of community, but all find ourselves significantly challenged by its relative unaffordability.

Café

Your Community Hub Community Interest Company

The Gingerbread House is a fantastic award winning tea room in Humberston, we have a large selection of speciality tea's and coffee's and a fantastic menu for you all to enjoy, we also have a large selection of homemade cakes and pastries and not forgetting a menu for the little ones too.

Sport and leisure

Zest

A healthy living centre delivering responsive services to tackle local inequalities, including Health and wellbeing, Employment and skills and Sport, leisure and recreation.

Hub

Zion Community Arts Space

A community hub, café and event space in Bedminster Down, Bristol. They run a wide programme of community events, around 200-300 per year including children’s play sessions, dementia cafe, diversity week, quiz nights, theatres shows, food markets and more.

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