Online Q&A Session

Yesterday evening we hosted a special Zoom conference call and invited supporters, investors and most importantly potential investors to join in, meet a few of our board members and get their questions answered about our vision and plans for the business, and about our Community Share Offer. We had a …

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Bank Account Verification

A small number of investors in our Community Shares Offer have been in touch to let us know that when making their payment they’ve been alerted by their bank that our account “can’t be verified” or words to that effect. In somer instances we understand that their bank has informed …

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Online Event: Your Questions Answered

Our Community Share Offer is live. We have published our Business Plan and Share Offer Document. We had originally planned to hold local events in Marsden, Slaithwaite, and Milnsbridge to enable more people to learn about the Community Share Offer, and get answers to their questions. Because of Covid-19 we’re …

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Astonishing response to our call to pledge support

About three weeks or so ago we kicked off a campaign to build local awareness of our plan to raise all-important start-up finance using a community share issue. We asked people to give a pledge and specify an amount that they would invest once the share issue went live. It’s …

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Launching the Pledge stage of our Community Share Offer

We are now at the stage of asking potential community investors to help us launch our exciting new care co-operative, firmly based on proven principles of fairness, sustainability and community benefits. Everyone (you!) can do that by pledging support. Why do we need pledges? Well, like any business, our co-op needs startup …

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Fans Supporting Foodbanks, HTSA, and Co-operative Care Colne Valley Team Up to Distribute PPE in the Colne Valley and Huddersfield

The Huddersfield Town Supporters’ Association (HTSA) and Co-operative Care Colne Valley (CCCV) have teamed up to distribute personal protective equipment to frontline workers and voluntary groups in the Colne Valley and Huddersfield. This initiative has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Merseyside PPE Hub, a partnership between …

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Co-operative Care Colne Valley chosen as case study

CCCV has been working closely with Kirklees Council and Power to Change, an independent charitable trust that supports and develops community businesses in England. Kirklees Council is a member of the Co-operative Council Innovation Network and promotes local wealth building as an essential part of its economic strategy. Both support …

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CCCV Anchor Institution awarded One Community grant to fund vital Covid-19 support

Covid-19 isn’t just affecting physical health. Many people are currently experiencing serious social and economic problems and need support. As the responsible Anchor Institution for the Colne Valley CCCV has successfully applied for Emergency funding from One Community to provide food, toiletries and other supplies to Mutual Aid Groups locally. …

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Covid-19 Crisis – CCCV becomes Anchor Institution in the Colne Valley

The Covid-19 crisis broke it was clear that the sorts of measures needed to tackle the virus would pose serious challenges to millions of people. These include not being able to get food/prescriptions for self-isolating vulnerable people and loss of income due to the economic effects of the lockdown. All …

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