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Read about some of the community businesses we’ve supported and how they’re building stronger, more resilient local communities.

Digital skills: Queen’s Mill

Digital skills: Queen’s Mill

Like many other organisations, the team from Queen’s Mill in Castleford has been wrestling with the question of how to reach the whole of the community.

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Digital skills: Fordhall Farm

Digital skills: Fordhall Farm

Fordhall Farm has found the last year easier than some other community businesses. Its activities are outdoor, and many have been less affected by lockdown. As a result, people have flocked to enjoy what it has to offer.

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Real Ideas

Real Ideas

Real Ideas is many things: social enterprise; catalyst; anchor and enabler, but at its simplest it’s an organisation providing support and space to people in communities with good ideas.

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FC United of Manchester

FC United of Manchester

When FC United set up as a supporter-owned football club, they weren’t to know how rewarding their role in the community would come to be.

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