Community share schemes can help save local shops and pubs, finance renewable energy, transform community facilities, support local food growing, fund new football clubs, restore heritage and community buildings, and build stronger, more vibrant, and independent communities.
Hear from local expert, Graham Mitchell, talking about his experiences of setting up the Green Valley Grocer in Slaithwaite. He will explain how to become a co-operative or community benefit society (as an alternative to becoming a charity or not-for-profit organisation and will answer your questions.
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