Press Releases

Every goal counts: VW makes UNESCO Foundation donation

Jul 11, 2014 12:27 BST Volkswagen UK As the partner of six national soccer teams, the Volkswagen brand is donating 1,000 Euro for each goal scored by its partner teams in Brazil to the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need. Under the motto of “Goals for Good”, the total amount accumulated to date for a charitable project is currently 43,000 Euro.

Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas celebrates winning top UK award

Jul 09, 2014 17:15 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Siop Gymunedol Pwllglas in Denbighshire has won a prestigious award from the Plunkett Foundation. The Pwllglas community rallied to save their village shop when it was threatened with closure.

Young Bridgend graduate takes on solo cycling challenge of 1,100 miles for charity.

Jul 09, 2014 16:06 BST Stroke Association Tom Williams lost his father to a stroke in 1999 when he was just seven years old. Now he’s 22 Tom is determined to complete an incredible fundraising challenge for the Stroke Association, that will see him cycle from Calais to Rome in 14 days.

Rhondda-based Greenstream Flooring CIC Swoops Up Four National Awards

Jul 08, 2014 16:06 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Last night, Rhondda-based social enterprise Greenstream Flooring CIC was awarded the highly prestigious MRW Resource Management Business Of The Year (small) Award at a high profile waste management sector dinner in London.

Siteimprove Releases Improved Accessibility Tool

Jul 08, 2014 12:05 BST Siteimprove London, UK. July 8, 2014 – Software-as-a-Service company Siteimprove released its improved website accessibility tool today. With new features and a redesigned layout for simplicity, the service now allows people to approach tasks based on their job role, making it easier to get started with web accessibility.

Jul 08, 2014 11:35 BST Bury Council Young people in Bury are organising a family-friendly event to celebrate diversity and promote equality across the borough.

Wales Co-operative Centre appoints Andrew Jones in new role

Jul 08, 2014 08:54 BST Wales Co-operative Centre The Wales Co-operative Centre, the leading agency in Wales for co-operatives and social businesses, has appointed Andrew Jones as its new Business Development Manager.

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing to manage the borough’s homelessness service

Jul 03, 2014 14:42 BST Rochdale Borough Council The council’s homelessness service will transfer to Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) on Monday 7 July.

Digital skills programme hits the mark for Pembrokeshire shooting enthusiasts

Jul 03, 2014 09:00 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Organisers of a Pembrokeshire shooting club for disabled people say they are on target for a more fulfilling future for their members thanks to a grass roots programme that has boosted their digital skills.

Flagship training programme takes Rhyl labourer from bricks to clicks

Jul 03, 2014 09:00 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A former construction worker is aiming to build a new career in the IT world thanks to a grass roots training programme designed to get adults across Wales online.