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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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Thank you!

17th October 2017

Community Business Weekend 2017 was a huge success! Around 200 community businesses opened their doors and told their story in creative ways to get more customers, volunteers and supporters. Here are some of the highlights: https://storify.com/peoplesbiz/community-business-weekend-2017

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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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Campaign launched to celebrate community business stories

19th July 2017

As first reported in PR Week last week, a partnership has been formed to promote Community Business Weekend 2017 (#CBwkd17). Community Business Weekend (5-8 October 2017) is a unique opportunity for community businesses across England to demonstrate the positive impact they have on society and tell their stories of success. Community businesses are a relatively […]

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