Press Releases

Eurofound launches the sixth edition of its survey assessing working conditions across Europe

Jan 29, 2015 11:00 GMT Eurofound Eurofound launches the fieldwork for the 6th European Working Conditions Survey (6th EWCS). With over 43,000 interviews with workers in 35 countries, the survey offers a comparative snapshot of the state of working conditions and its changing trends in Europe. The first findings of the 6th EWCS will be presented at the end of 2015.

GLASGOW SCHOOLS RISE TOGETHER ABOVE SECTARIANISM AND RACISM

Jan 29, 2015 10:10 GMT ng homes media centre OVER 200 children from 8 primary schools in the North and South of Glasgow have been taking part in the RISE Together Programme delivered in association with ng homes, Xchange Scotland and the Rangers Study Support Centre.

Drop in to stay safe online

Jan 28, 2015 14:34 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Drop-in sessions in libraries and community venues across Wales will be offering advice on using the internet safely next week (commencing 9th February). Welsh Government digital inclusion programme, Communities 2.0 is offering sessions which will concentrate on issues such as password security, using personal information online and social media as part of Safer Internet Day 2015.

Jan 28, 2015 11:21 GMT Bury Council Another milestone has been reached at Elmhurst Short Stay facility in Whitefield with the appointment of a new catering provider.

​A Hollywood actor will launch a new cinema experience in North Wales.

Jan 28, 2015 10:22 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Two Wales Co-operative Centre clients are working together to bring a new cinema experience to Old Colwyn. Charity TAPE, has teamed up with social enterprise, Crest Co-operative, to launch a Sofa Cinema. The Sofa Cinema experience will open on Saturday 31st January from 7pm in Old Colwyn, with a special screening of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' hosted by Hollywood actor, Spencer Wilding.

National businesses throw their weight behind SE Wales awards

Jan 27, 2015 14:01 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Two national businesses responsible for giving a helping hand to Welsh social enterprises are also backing a new awards scheme recognising some of the most successful ones. Charity Bank and the Wales Co-operative Centre are sponsoring the EPIC (Enterprising People in Communities) awards, designed to reward the achievements of South East Wales’s most innovative social enterprises.

Local charity helps nearly 100 low income households in the run up to Christmas

Jan 27, 2015 10:25 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre ​Rhondda Cynon Taf based re-use and recycle charity toogoodtowaste helped over 90 low income households during the run up to Christmas after holding its annual Christmas event in the Aberdare branch to help people in need at one of the most financially difficult times of the year.

​Barrow-in-Furness stroke survivor officially opens Vision Express store

Jan 26, 2015 17:02 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor officially opened the Vision Express store on Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness on Saturday.

Jan 26, 2015 12:33 GMT Bury Council Help for those whose friends and loved ones have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is being offer at Pinfold Lane Day Centre.

Jan 23, 2015 16:33 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council ​East Staffordshire Borough Council has teamed up with the National Landlords Association (NLA) to offer regular Landlords Forums in the borough.The next forum is Thursday 29th January at 6pm at the Town Hall in Burton upon Trent. The forum is open to any landlords with properties in and around East Staffordshire who want to hear informative speakers, share ideas and discuss current issues.