The Community Business Fix is a monthly podcast to showcase some of the extraordinary stories of how community businesses have set up, the opportunities they bring and how they are helping people live better lives through participation and power. We want more people to know about them and feel inspired to take power locally and run community businesses to bring long-term benefit to where they live.

Learning to let go: the case for community control

In this podcast, Vidhya Alakeson, Chief Executive of Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, explores some of the ways local people have taken local power by running community businesses, and the many benefits that brings.

Featuring community businesses from Bristol, Luton, Liverpool, London, Leeds, and Wellingborough.

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The Community Business Fix - More than a pub

In this episode of The Community Business Fix, we get under the skin of community pubs. How do you start one? How are they more than normal pubs? And how do you run one to benefit your community? Join us on a journey to The Gardners Rest in Sheffield as we get local people to answer these questions. We also hear from Sally from The Anglers Rest with top tips if you want to save your local.

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