Press and opinion
We are a voice for the social economy in Wales. We champion inclusive and co-operative solutions. We shout about your success. Our blogs and opinion pieces feature expert voices from across the sector, whilst our news stories keep you up to date with our work and the progress of co-operation and social entrepreneurship in Wales.
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Allan to shepherd cohousing in Powys
Our new recruit, Allan Shepherd, talks about his new role and the difference he's hoping to make
Co-operative housing in Wales – the story so far
Over the coming months we’re putting the spotlight on the work that we do at the Wales Co-operative Centre on co-operative and community-led housing. Through a series of blog posts, tweets and videos, we’ll profile the ‘story so far’ of co-op housing in Wales, and what the future could hold.
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.
The feeling’s mutual – mutuality and collective decision making
In his latest blog, Co-op Housing Project Manager Dave Palmer, in his role as a co-opted board member for Trivallis, explores what is needed for the board of a Community Mutual to make truly collective decisions which reflect the members’ views and benefit the residents by improving their prosperity.