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Category Archives: Enterprising Communities Project

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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Down the rabbit hole…to a whole new world of friendship connections

One of the recurring themes was how so many people had been sucked into a whole new world of friendship and connections simply by taking up one chance encounter, having a cup of coffee in a cafe or joining a …

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New Year, New Targets

Who likes KPIs and figures? Well, surprisingly, it turns out that I do… One of the best things about working at Community Catalysts is its focus on people. And not the stereotypes of “vulnerable” “lonely” “disempowered” people, waiting to be …

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Celebrating the social in social enterprise

This week, we celebrate social enterprise day, a day each year when we reflect on all the amazing businesses and ventures out there that put people ahead of profits. It really feels like social enterprises and community businesses are taking …

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Namaste York!

The Enterprising Communities Project in York aims to reduce loneliness and isolation through the support and promotion of community enterprises. I have been hearing the dreams and aspirations of those looking at establishing new ventures. People like Rimpa, a classically …

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