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Published on: Mar 14 2018
Community, town and parish (local) councils are at the heart of their communities and the first tier of local government. Backed up by an army of 100,000 councillors they understand their communities and can give a voice to the hopes and aspirations...
Published on: Jan 16 2018
Building the Community - Connecting Community Practitioners In December 2015 Nick Gardham (Community Organisers Ltd) and Cormac Russell (Nurture Development UK) set out in a three-part blog series the power and potential for connecting community...
Published on: Nov 27 2017
It is 5pm on Thursday and as with every week at the St Christopher’s Church Hall in Sneinton, Nottingham, an orderly queue is beginning to form.  There are single mothers with toddlers, disabled adults and children, and elderly residents who...
Published on: Oct 10 2017
  It was 17 years ago that Marsh Farm people first set out our vision for a better Marsh Farm in a document called ‘The Phoenix Rises’. This was first draft of what became a 10 year plan put together by a coalition of 33 estate based community...
Published on: Jun 09 2017
Following The Company of Community Organisers (COLtd), recent success in securing a £4.2m contract to expand the number of Community Organisers from 6500 to 10,000 by 2020, we are very happy to announce that we have launched our second round of...
Published on: May 19 2017
  On Hartlepool’s poorest estate, Dyke House, people were lining up to kick the establishment with a vote to leave the EU, says Sacha Bedding (pictured above), the manager of a pioneering community centre in the neighbourhood, one of the 2% most...
Published on: Apr 19 2017
Round two of the Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is now open!  The Bright Ideas Fund aims to give your community group the support and tools you need to set up a community business. The £1.85 million, two-year programme is already helping...
Published on: Apr 18 2017
Teams and temporary collaboration are at the very foundation of society. And with trends such as globalization and digitalization, teaming is only further on the rise. To design (innovative) solutions for increasingly complex challenges,...
Published on: Apr 12 2017
Programme Manager - Salary £41,000 We are looking for a Programme Manager to oversee the implementation and management of a national program to recruit and train 3,500 Community Organisers across England by March 2020. This new program is an...


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