Press Releases

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.

The UK’s Only Real Time Pothole Reporting System

Jan 27, 2015 13:08 GMT Street Repairs Reporting potholes in real time to both local authorities and the highways agency.

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.

Inspiration, Leadership and Achievement in a Digital World.

Jan 23, 2015 11:28 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre TV personality Maggie Philbin will host the Communities 2.0 Celebration of Achievement Awards at the Swalec Stadium on 26th February. The awards recognise community groups, tutors and volunteers who have made an impact in helping over 50,000 people to try their hand at laptops, tablets and using the internet through the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 programme and its partner projects.

Stroke Association’s choir hits the right notes

Jan 21, 2015 12:41 GMT Stroke Association Local stroke survivors, carers, volunteers and health professionals are in perfect pitch once more as the Stroke Association’s Community Choir re-launches in Manchester.