Posts From 2014

RHYL COMMUNITY MARKET ENTERPRISING COMMUNITIES 

Developing Wales' Social Economy
Voluntary organisations and social entrepreneurs in North Wales have boosted their trading revenue thanks to an initiative set up by the Enterprising Communities project.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/08/2014
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COMMUNITY WELLBEING COACHES COMMUNITIES INVESTMENT FUND 

Developing Wales' Social Economy
A start-up enterprise has launched the concept of community wellbeing coaching in Wales after receiving investment through WCVA’s Communities Investment Fund.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/08/2014
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CLYNFYW FARM COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITIES 

Developing Wales' Social Economy
A farm in north Pembrokeshire has transformed itself into a thriving Community Interest Company with a range of micro-enterprises thanks to funding and specialist support from the Collaborative Communities project.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/08/2014
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DARK SKY WALES COALFIELDS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GRANT SCHEME 

Developing Wales' Social Economy
A grant of £92,000 from the Coalfields Social Enterprise Grant Scheme (CSEGS) has helped expand a start-up enterprise that supports learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/08/2014
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THEATR MWLDAN CEREDIGION SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GROWTH FUND 

Developing Wales' Social Economy
A not-for-profit arts centre in West Wales has increased its turnover, expanded its workforce and developed a new digital cinema screen after securing funding and support from the Ceredigion Social Enterprise Growth Fund.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  01/08/2014
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Area Recycling Support Week (ARSW) 

Flintshire CC Communications Grant Case Study

The project involved a substantial communications campaign to raise awareness and encourage a change in behaviours in areas where on going problems with side waste & poor recycling participation had been identified by crews and officers. Typically the areas chosen for the event had long standing issues.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  25/07/2014
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‘The Beautiful South’ 

Denbighshire CC Communications Grant Case Study

A combination of the refinement of the refuse and recycling collections service with the development of our new recycling information pack/literature.

The aim of the project was to reduce the average level of dry recycling contamination, therefore diverting as much waste as possible from landfill.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  25/07/2014
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Kerbside WEEE collections 

Conwy CBC Communications Grant Case Study

We planned to work in partnership with third sector organisation, Crest Co-operative to develop a new fortnightly collection service for small WEEE items, e.g. laptops, mobile phones, hair dryers and irons, from 50,000 households.  We hoped that this new service would increase the amount of WEEE being recycled and reused; reduce the amount of waste going to landfill; and provide employment and training opportunities to local people with disabilities or who are unemployed.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  25/07/2014
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Recycling Awareness Campaign 

Ceredigion CC Communications Grant Case Study

As targets set by the Welsh Government (WG) are constantly increasing, Ceredigion County Council (C.C.C.) would like to encourage residents to partake in more recycling at the kerbside, and in doing so C.C.C. intend to introduce additional materials to the kerbside collection (polystyrene & waxed cartons).  In order to reach the 2015 target of 58%, C.C.C. would like all areas to be reaching towards 80% put out rate, which has already been reached is some areas of Ceredigion. The average put out rate for clear recycling bags over all 10 monitoring areas has already reached 64%.

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 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  24/07/2014
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Genesis Conwy 

Working Together Wales Third Sector & Local Authority Good Practice in Wales
Genesis Conwy is part of the Wales Wide Genesis 2 Project, which is jointly funded by the Welsh Government and European Social Fund. Genesis supports some of the hardest to reach individuals aged 16 and over. The council work with them to take the... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  08/07/2014
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