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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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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Published on: Apr 04 2017
The Eden Project has been a contributor to COLtd before and Peter Lefort delivered workshops at our annual Community Organisers gathering in 2016. Peter has asked us to promote their Eden Project Community Camps. Peter says "If there are any people...
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Published on: Mar 07 2017
The restoration of a historic building, the creation of a new community hub, a new park and the training of dozens of community sports coaches are just some of the projects being spearheaded by Staffordshire's team of community organisers. Over a...

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