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Registration opens for Community Business Weekend

1st February 2019

Organisations can now register to take part in Community Business Weekend, which this year will take place from 16-19 May 2019. Community Business Weekend is the annual open doors event that celebrates communities in England who are using business to transform where they live. We need your help to build on the success of last […]

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Community Business Weekend 2018 attracts over 17,000 visitors

21st June 2018

Over 17,000 people visited community businesses all over England during the first May bank holiday as part of Community Business Weekend. With 225 events held, a massive 55% increase from last year, more people are finding out how they can support their local community. The weekend was picked up by many local, regional and national […]

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Move over NIMBYS, today people want “COMMUNITY IN MY BACKYARD”

4th May 2018

Far from being a nation of 1980’s NIMBYS, people today are looking to take action to make their own neighbourhoods better and forming a new generation of CIMBYs who support “community in my backyard.”   34 million “CIMBYS” want to take action to improve their local area Two-thirds (65%) are frustrated in their local area […]

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