Rural Community Ownership Event: Hampshire
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Rural Community Ownership Event: Hampshire

Rural Community Ownership Event: Hampshire

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Lainston House

Woodman Lane

Sparsholt

United Kingdom

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Hosted by Plunkett Foundation in partnership with Action Hampshire, we are delighted to present this informative event for rural communities facing a range of problems from declining services, unemployment, isolation and loneliness. This event will showcase some of the most inspiring examples of communities from Hampshire and the South East who have tackled such issues through the creation of community co-operatives - from community shops and pubs, through to food and farming enterprises. The event will provide guidance from leading experts on setting up and running community co-operatives and signpost to the best support available.

  • 10:00 - Coffee and ideas exchange

  • 10:30 - Key note and stories from inspiring co-operatives

  • 11:45 – Coffee break

  • 12:00 – Expert presentations and discussion groups

  • 13:30 – Buffet lunch

  • 14:30 – Opportunity to stay and attend an afternoon networking event for existing community co-operatives (optional) 

The event is an ideal opportunity for parish councils, community groups, and individuals who are interested in exploring setting up a community owned co-operative to address local challenges their community face. The event is free of charge, thanks to generous support from English Rural Housing Association and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

For further details and to book your place please visit www.plunkett.co.uk/rural-community-ownership-event-hampshire

If you have any questions about the event please email sarah.horth@plunkett.co.uk or call 01993 810730.

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