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Category Archives: Community Business

Thriving community business receives The Queen’s Award

Community Catalysts are proud to have supported local community business Forge Urban Revival, who have just been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Forge was given the award for its work in offering activities and opportunities to combat …

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The Enterprising Communities Project comes to an end, but we hope it’s the beginning of something big

For the past two years our Catalysts have been working with a wide range of community businesses in Telford and Wrekin and Warwickshire, supporting them to grow and become more sustainable. This project is particularly significant because it is being …

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Coproduction for community business in Warwickshire

I’m working across Warwickshire to help community businesses become more sustainable. It’s inspiring to meet so many individuals who want to help their communities with hard work and dedication – from local libraries, to community centres to church cafes. One …

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Building creative capacity within the health and care sectors …. from the community up

Research is showing high levels of loneliness and isolation in our society. And it’s not just older people, who might be more susceptible to loneliness due to ill health, bereavement and physical isolation at home. It’s younger people too, and …

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Enterprising Communities Project: making connections in Warwickshire

My role is working in one of the four sites which are part of the Enterprising Communities project. I focus on the development of Community Business, helping them to offer health, care or wellbeing support to people in their local …

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