26 May 2020

Community, Catalysts and Covid

Like everyone else Community Catalysts and our Small Good Stuff and Local Area Coordination Network colleagues have been busy responding […]

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21 May 2020

Micro-enterprises, social care and inclusive local economies

Exciting new report launched by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) and Community Catalysts today. Study into community micro-enterprise as a […]

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11 May 2020

Valuable not vulnerable

Those of you who follow the work of Community Catalysts will know that when it comes to Covid19 our CEO […]

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8 May 2020

Do we need to reset the relationship between the state and our community?

In her latest video blog our CEO Sian Lockwood reflects on her personal experience of shielded lockdown and the implications […]

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5 May 2020

Rotherham’s Bright Lights respond to the coronavirus

As a Community Catalyst it’s no surprise to me that the community has responded so courageously to what is an […]

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30 April 2020

The Buzz

Catalysts Harry Clarkson in Rotherham and Zoe Miller in Birmingham, work in partnership with their local authorities. They explain what […]

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23 April 2020

Is small finally beautiful?

Helen Allen talks to #socialcarefuture about how the approaches taken by Community Catalysts, helping local councils and partners to enable […]

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17 April 2020

Clapping for our carers!

We’ve been out every Thursday to show the appreciation we always feel for every single carer out there. Watch the […]

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16 April 2020

Letter to the Minister of State (Minister for Care): Including self-employed people delivering front-line care in the social care workforce

Sian Lockwood, Chief Executive of Community Catalysts, has sent the following letter to Rt. Hon. Helen Whately MP Minister of […]

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14 April 2020

Covid-19, community and musings on the impact of strong foundations

Strange times indeed but here at Community Catalysts we find ourselves surprisingly busy, advising small enterprises offering support to people […]

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9 April 2020

Supporting community micro-enterprises through Covid 19

Heather Maling tells us about her work in rural Powys, supporting community micro-enterprises in lockdown. #brightlightsinadarkworld “You never know how […]

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6 April 2020

A day in the life…

Our Catalyst Anita who supports people to set up their own enterprises in Dorset tells us about a day in […]

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