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NEDCare

Providing fair, community-owned home care in rural Dartmoor

Brighton Energy Coop

Building large scale renewable energy systems and using the income raised to fund innovative community projects

Amble Development Trust

A community lobster hatchery sustaining fishing heritage and trade

Anstice Memorial Hall

Renovating Anstice Memorial Hall, a Victorian working men’s club

Arnos Vale Community Cemetery

Making a Victorian garden cemetery fit for the future

Aylesham Hub

A social hub designed to meet the needs of a growing population

Barnsley Community Build

Building opportunities for young people and housing for vulnerable adults

Bootstrap Charity

Providing affordable workspace, enterprise support and training

Bramley Baths

A community led Edwardian bathhouse in the suburbs of Leeds.

Brighton Energy Coop

Building large scale renewable energy systems and using the income raised to fund innovative community projects

Bristol Community Ferry Boats

Beating the traffic with a 365 day community boat service

Bromley-by-Bow Centre

Integrating health and wellbeing services into a vibrant community hub

Burton Street Foundation

A community business supporting disabled adults into employment

Charles Burrell Centre

The former school site increasing job and skills opportunities in rural Norfolk

Community Catering Initiative

A homegrown community café tackling poverty through education and training

Craufurd Arms Pub

The last pub in North Maidenhead saved by the community, for the community

Crediton Community Bookshop

Fostering community pride and opportunities through reading and literacy

Cuckmere Community Bus

Transporting the local community with its fleet of eight minibuses

DoLittle Solutions

Training, education and employment for young people in Tower Hamlets

Edberts House

A community hub pioneering social prescribing in Gateshead

ELFDA Football development association

Supporting community sport and helping disadvantaged groups

Equal Care Co-op

A platform co-operative that brings community together in social care

Exchange Creative Community CIC

A community-driven visual arts hub, promoting well-being and enterprise

Florence Institute Trust

A Grade II listed Victorian hub providing workspace, education and training for local people

Forty Hall Vineyard

A community vineyard providing volunteering opportunities and health benefits to local people

Friends of the Joiners Arms

Saving and evolving The Joiners Arms to become London’s first late-licence LGBTQI community-run pub

Future Wolverton

Transforming a grade II listed school house into a community hub for a commuter town

Gawcott Fields Community Solar

A community energy project tackling fuel poverty in Buckinghamshire

George Street Community Bookshop

A community bookshop preserving access to literature for everyone

Glamis Hall for All

Bringing the less mobile members of the community to a vibrant community centre

Granby Four Streets

A housing and regeneration project behind the Turner Prize

Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s Paddington

A Grade I listed church that has been brought back to life with a new cultural centre and café extension

Green Estate

The Green Estate has turned wasteland into an attraction, challenging negative perceptions and providing employment.

Green Synergy

Creating a community space for gardening and wellbeing

Greenslate Community Farm

Providing therapeutic services and cultivating wellbeing in Wigan

Grimsby Community Energy

Investing in community-owned solar panels to tackle energy poverty

Hampstead Norreys Community Shop

A community hub that’s binding the fabric of the community

Headingley Development Trust

A thriving community business providing a focal point for residents in the local community

Highfields Centre

A community hub serving one the most diverse communities in England

Hill Station Community Café

A community café, shop and exhibition space in Lewisham

Hilsea Lido

A pool taken into community hands by the people of Portsmouth

Homebaked

Improving their neighbourhood brick by brick and loaf by loaf

Hour Community

A community café, transport and befriending business supporting the most vulnerable in Framlingham

Hulme Community Garden Centre

A community-led garden centre improving wellbeing and social inclusion

Incredible Aquagarden

Supporting health and wellbeing through growing fruit and vegetables

John Pounds Community Centre

Transforming a Grade II listed Victorian factory into a community meeting and conference hub

Jubilee Pool Penzance

UKs largest salt-water lido serving the community of Penzance and beyond.

Kensal Rise Library

Local library opened by Mark Twain reopened in community hands

Kitty’s Launderette

A community launderette improving social cohesion

Kiveton Park and Wales CDT

Improving health and regenerating a former mining community

Leeds Community Homes

A people powered homes revolution for 1000 affordable homes in Leeds

Leeds Community Spaces

Putting council community centres in Leeds into community hands

Lincoln Area Regeneration Group

Putting a historic London canal into community use

Linskill and North Tyneside Development Trust

When threatened with the potential demolition of the community centre, people of Linskill and North Tyneside came together to turn the building into a community asset.

Litherland REMYCA Football Club

A community-owned football club

NEDCare

Providing fair, community-owned home care in rural Dartmoor

New Wortley Community Centre

Upgrading the first community-owned health and wellbeing centre in Leeds

New Wortley Community Housing

People-powered regeneration to deliver genuinely affordable homes

Newquay Community Orchard

A community orchard in Newquay supporting mental health and environmental education

Norwich Mustard

Norwich Mustard, keeping the city’s heritage industry in production

Parr Sports and Community Centre

A sports club that is transforming a deprived district of St Helens

Projekts MCR

A community-owned cooperative uniquely combining skateboarding with community development

Radcliffe Market Hall

A regenerated market hall providing a local and ethical community space

Real Ideas Organisation Connected Schools

Harnessing underused school facilities to catalyse community activity

Redcatch Community Garden

A thriving community garden on a disused bowling green

Sheffield Live!

A community digital media centre giving a platform to Sheffield voices

Sheffield Renewables

A community business that develops, funds, builds, owns and operates renewable energy schemes in the Sheffield City region.

Shotley Pier

Restoring a Victorian railway pier for community use

Sidney Street Community Cafe

A diverse community café and LGBT+ centre uniting residents in an inclusive space

South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society

Bringing economic prosperity to isolated communities in the Pennines

Southgen

Transforming an Edwardian hospital site to revive a dying rural community

spACE @Hare Hill House – Moorend Development Trust

Breathing new life into an iconic local heritage asset

St Ann’s Redevelopment Trust (StART)

A community-led housing development providing affordable homes, promoting health & wellbeing, creating a green neighbourhood

Star and Shadow Cinema

Self-building a community cinema, music and arts hub in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Station House Community Connections

An unused station house turned community hub connecting rural communities in Suffolk

Stepney City Farm

Neglected bombsite becomes inclusive community farm

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre

Stocksbridge Leisure Centre, closed by the council in 2013, is now running at a surplus by and for the community.

Stour Space

Ensuring Fish Island’s regeneration works for local people and creative businesses

Stretford Public Hall

Restoring a Victorian grade II listed ballroom for community use

Sunderland Homegrown

A community nursery and garden centre training vulnerable young people

The Anglers Rest

Saving and reviving the beating heart of the village

The Bevy

The first community owned pub on an estate

The Bristol Bike Project

Recycling unwanted & unused bikes to benefit marginalised groups in Bristol

The Duke of Marlborough Pub

A beautiful historic pub cared for and restored by the local community

The Gardeners Rest Pub

A unique and much-loved base for a diverse community of individuals and groups

The Harrow Pub

A 200 year old pub saved by the community

The New Inn

A vibrant and enterprising community pub for villagers with a café, shop, playground and a range of community activities

The Selby Trust

Dynamic social hub made possible by a dedicated and diverse community

Upper Norwood Library

A 100-year-old community owned library launching a network for their peers

Viva Arts and Community Group

The community theatre putting a rural town back on the map

Waltham Forest Community Transport

A community minibus service increasing employability and alleviating poverty

Westbury Community Shop

Putting the heart back into a divided community

Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre

A food growing hub in the heart of North London promoting education and enterprise

YES Brixham

Supporting local young people to become independent