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Inspiring projects across the UK


Founders of UK’s biggest animation company handed 75% share to employees to ‘safeguard independence’.


Tech firm offers staff a three-day weekend, all year round.

Advice Direct Scotland

Advice centre adopted a four-day week without loss of pay.


Community-led campaign saved seabed and marine life from devastation.

Avon Mutual

Avon Mutual is one of a new breed of community-owned banks that aim to put people and the planet first.

B4RN: Broadband for the Rural North

Not-for-profit community benefit society provides the world's fastest rural broadband.

Better Buses for Greater Manchester

Passenger-led campaign for affordable, easy, reliable, regulated buses.

Bristol Energy

Bristol Energy was one of the first local authority-owned not-for-profit energy companies.

East End Trades Guild

Alliance of 300 small businesses and independent traders takes on landlords and big business.

Eckington Against Fracking

Local residents battle multinational chemicals giant Ineos to prevent fracking.

Fossetts for the People

Campaigners want to ensure former NHS land is used for publicly owned social housing.

Friendly Families nursery

This brand new nursery provides affordable, child-centered care co-produced by parents and staff.

Goldsmith Street

Winner of the 2019 RIBA Stirling prize, these eco-friendly homes are one of the first new council housing projects in a generation.

Granby 4 Streets

A determined group of residents saved their streets by taking them over.

Grasshoppers In The Park

Parents and staff work together to provide high-quality, affordable childcare at this co-operative nursery.

Grays Riverside

Thurrock network is strengthening community ties and building local wealth.

Great North Energy

Great North Energy is part of a new wave of not-for-profit energy companies set up by local authorities.

Guardians of the Arches

Railway arch-based small businesses fight for affordable rents.

Hackney Energy

Hackney Energy works with residents to build community-owned solar power.

Harland and Wolff occupation

Workers occupying threatened shipyard call for public ownership to create new jobs in renewable energy.

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