A student’s guide to starting a co-operative










Being a student can feel like you’re in the hands of others, whether landlords or supermarkets. But there is an alternative.

Co-operative Youth Board task

Members of the new Co-operative Youth Members Board undertake a Search & Rescue challenge during their training weekend at Woodcraft Folk's Lockerbrook Outdoor Activity Centre

The Co-operative Young Members' Board: join now!

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

The Co-operative Group are just about to launch their first youth board, The Co-operative Young Members' Board. This is a great step towards empowering young members to influence the Co-operative and an opportunity for young Woodcraft Folk to offer ideas and advice to the organisation that has supported so many Woodcraft Folk groups over the years!

New guide to Workers' Co-ops launched

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

On Saturday 23rd June, co-operators at the annual Futures North conference at Sheffield Hallam University raised a toast and cut a giant cake, to launch the new edition of 'How to Set Up a Workers' Co-op'.

Conference: 'Co-operatives - Community and Place'

Event date: 
1 September 2012 - 4:04pm - 2 September 2012 - 4:04pm
Event location: 

Book by the end of July and save £20!

The UK Society for Co-operative Studies aims to link the theory and practice of co-operation. This year's Annual Conference will be exploring the complex relationship between co-operative enterprises, the communities that shape and are shaped by them, and what can be learned from the specific local contexts in which co-operatives trade.

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