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November 2020

ONLINE Local Spark Monthly Meetup, 2nd November

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online – Zoom

Please join us Monday, November 2nd, 6 pm back on Zoom! What could co-ops bring to Torbay? We all know about the Co-op shops – there are several across Torbay, but co-ops come in various shapes, sizes and sectors – energy, care, housing, manufacturing. Join us to explore what sort of co-ops are already in Torbay, and how encouraging more could help both our quality of life and our economy. We’ll be joined by Andrew Shadrake – a local expert in…

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Torbay Co-operatives in Community Wealth Building, 6th November 12.30 – 1.30pm

November 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online – Zoom

Torbay Co-operatives in Community Wealth Building is the first of Local Spark’s Friday Lunch Sessions, an occasional series addressing different opportunities for Torbay local economic resilience. They are designed specifically for Torbay Community Wealth Building Board members, and we also welcome members and officers with a particular interest in supporting the Torbay economy. The Friday Lunch Sessions are not open to the public. The session begins with a rapid review of existing co-operatives, and co-operative opportunities, which address: Reducing domiciliary…

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New Co-operatives, New Ways to Build Torbay’s Economy, 12th November 6 – 7.30pm

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online – Zoom

Don’t miss this webinar and discussion with Local Spark’s co-operatives lead, Andrew Shadrake, highlighting new co-operative opportunities for Torbay. The session begins with a rapid review of existing co-operatives, and co-operative opportunities, which covers: Adult social care: bringing together carers and people needing support: Case study: Equal Care Co-operative Ensuring child-care provision as nurseries close and costs rise: a platform co-operative opportunity Succession planning for local enterprises: Case study: Oats Healthy Living co-operative buy-out in Brixham Promoting entrepreneurship and addressing…

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