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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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Over 200 Community Businesses set to be part of Weekend

4th September 2017

Latest figures show that more than 200 community businesses have now signed up to be part of Community Business Weekend 2017. The Weekend, which takes place from 5-8 October 2017 has seen businesses sign up from right across the country. Currently London & the South East has the most community businesses signed up, with the […]

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Top 5 tips for window art: Why all community businesses should be doing it

24th August 2017

We caught up with Myro, illustrator and champion of window art who originally started out at Village Greens, a community shop in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. She shares why doodling on your windows is a trick not to miss for community businesses. Myro will also be delivering a professional window illustration session with the winner of […]

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Over 100 community businesses sign up!

14th August 2017

The 100th community business has signed up to be part of Community Business Weekend 2017 (#CBwkd17). Sine FM 102.6 is a radio station based in Doncaster, with more than 70 local presenters presenting quality shows every week reaching 116,000 households in South Yorkshire. The station offers local organisations the chance to get community service announcements out to the region […]

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First contact

4th August 2017

Our first email to those early birds who registered to take part has just gone out and the packs to help community businesses stage an event are in the post! In the emails we also let all the community businesses know about our team of communications specialists for each region who are here to help […]

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