SUBMISSION TO THE GREATER MANCHESTER CO-OPERATIVE COMMISSION – Transforming Rochdale the Co-operative Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqezUIGJ0kMIn Rochdale Borough: 12% of 16 – 64 year olds have no qualifications, an employee makes on average £114 less a week than the national average, there are 6 jobs for every 10 people, compared to 9 for every 10 nationwide, and over half the 31 health indicators measured by Public Health England in 2018 performed significantly worse than the … Continue reading SUBMISSION TO THE GREATER MANCHESTER CO-OPERATIVE COMMISSION – Transforming Rochdale the Co-operative Way

A Shout Out from America!

Community Wealth Building is a growing movement. Originally surfacing in the United States, it has more recently taken hold in UK – Rochdale Stronger Together being a key example! A key driver of this movement is the Democracy Collaborative, a US based research centre, founded in 2000.  The centre is dedicated to the pursuit of … Continue reading A Shout Out from America!

RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers

As a significant employer and purchaser, Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) recognises that it has a key role in helping to directly build the local economy across Rochdale Borough.  RBH wants to encourage local businesses, social and community enterprises to be able to collaboratively bid for contracts and work with it. To help make this happen, RBH has … Continue reading RBH Launch New Guide on Social Value for Prospective Suppliers