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Digital Heroes – two years of making a difference to communities in Wales
Digital Communities Wales is the Welsh Government's digital inclusion project which is delivered by the Wales Co-operative Centre. Two years ago, DCW launched a digital volunteering scheme for children and young people - Digital Heroes.
Independent Venue Week – how community ownership can help venues that are facing closure
It’s Independent Venue Week, and the timing is certainly relevant as more live music venues in Wales face increasingly difficult challenges to keep trading.
Will the new Welsh First Minister be good for the social economy?
The Brexit chaos in Westminster at the end of last year has overshadowed the important news that Mark Drakeford is the new Welsh First Minister. His track record, as well as a detailed leadership manifesto, provide us with a good sense of what a Drakeford government will mean for the social economy in 2019 and beyond.
Woffington House Care Home – Using digital technology improves wellbeing and reduces need for medication
Woffington House is an innovative care home for seniors in Tredegar. They receive regular visits from local schoolchildren who come to befriend the residents and teach them how...
Care to Co-operate has helped develop a new national co-operative, Men’s Sheds Cymru Association. Its members are local Men’s Sheds based in different communities across Wales helping people...
Loyal supporters raised nearly £50,000 to save their local pub. With help from Community Shares Wales and a team of volunteers, Le Public Space is thriving in a...