Why people invested in our community share offer

Colne Valley Community share offer

Our Community Share Offer in 2020 was a great success. We reached our target, which enabled us to launch our innovative new Care Co-operative in the Colne Valley. We were particularly pleased that the vast majority of investors were local people. Despite these hard times, they saw the benefits for …

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We Did It!

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A big welcome and thank-you to all of our new investor members. We are proud to be able to announce that with your help our Community Share Offer has been a great success. We have reached our target and now have the start-up capital we need to launch our innovative …

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New institutional investor

Milnsbridge village hall

We are really pleased to say that Milnsbridge Village Hall has become an institutional investor in our community share offer. Robin Beaumont, Chair of Milnsbridge Village Hall told us “We are proud to support Co-operative Care Colne Valley in its ambition to provide top quality home-based care. The aim to …

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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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