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Inspiration and education on offer at prestigious Social Enterprise Wales Awards and Conference        .      Cynnig ysbrydoliaeth ac addysg yn ystod gwobrau a chynhadledd Fawreddog Mentrau Cymdeithasol Cymru 2014

Jun 11, 2014 13:45 BST Wales Co-operative Centre There will be both inspiration and education on offer at the Social Enterprise Wales 2014 Awards and Conference, which are being held at Glasdir in Llanwrst near Llandudno. The Social Enterprise Awards will take place on the evening of Tuesday 30 September and the Conference will start at 10am the following day, Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Clothes re-use consortium launches in Colwyn Bay        .          Consortiwm ailddefnyddio dillad yn lansio ym Mae Colwyn

Jun 10, 2014 11:19 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A new community sector consortium has launched a textile sorting facility in Colwyn Bay. Draig Tex is a collaboration between three north Wales social enterprises, Crest Co-operative, Antur Waunfawr and Seren Ffestiniog Cyf. It has been created with the intention of ensuring that the value of re-usable material is kept in Wales, directly benefiting Welsh communities.

Jun 05, 2014 14:29 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Two leading support organisations are hosting a free event for social enterprises and community groups considering social enterprise in Dolgellau on the 18th June. Mantell Gwynedd and the Wales Co-operative Centre have come together to offer support and information relevant to social enterprises who are just starting out or who need a helping hand in the next stage of their development.

Jun 04, 2014 11:11 BST Bury Council Trading standards officers are urging Bury businesses not to respond to a mail shot that could leave them with a bill of almost £2,400.

World Cup leads to thousands of Married Women looking to score!

Jun 04, 2014 10:30 BST Extramarital Dating Site Experiences Boost in Members: Thousands of football widows have flocked to extramarital dating site,, as world cup frenzy is leaving them feeling neglected by their partners. The website has reported an average of a 67% rise in female activity since World Cup fever swept the nation.

geo introduceert in-home-display (IDH) voor Nederlandse markt aan de vooravond van de grootschalige Slimme Meter uitrol

May 28, 2014 14:26 BST Green Energy Options ("geo") Recent Engels onderzoek beveelt de combinatie van een slimme meter en een IDH aan voor betrokkenheid van en energiebesparing door consumenten

Wildlife social enterprise snaps up support / Menter gymdeithasol bywyd gwyllt yn cipio cymorth

May 28, 2014 00:04 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Two nature conservationists from North East Wales have received support from the Wales Co-operative Centre to set up a social enterprise to help people engage with their local wildlife. The new business, NatureSpy, will use remote cameras to capture images of wildlife in its natural environment.

Nominations now open for prestigious Social Enterprise Wales Awards 2014

May 27, 2014 00:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Nominations are now open for the Social Enterprise Wales Awards. The Awards are designed to recognise the innovation, inspiration and perspiration required to set up, run and grow successful social enterprises.

Over 60's Shades of Grey: Record numbers of pensioners look for affairs.

May 23, 2014 09:10 BST The UK's largest extramarital dating site,, is reporting a trend of 'silver surfers' signing up in their thousands to find an affair. In the last 12 months the site has seen the number of over 60's in search of an illicit tryst skyrocket to 70 per cent up on the previous year.

VW Group makes good start to second quarter: deliveries up to 3.25 million

May 19, 2014 09:40 BST Volkswagen UK ► 3.25 million vehicles handed over in four months / +6.4 per cent* ► 848,500 units delivered in April / +8.2 per cent* ► Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Pleasing start to second quarter. Global market conditions presenting mixed picture.”