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Co-operatives Fortnight events

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Co-operatives Fortnight 19 June – 3 July is a call to raise awareness of co-operatives and of co-operation.

Tomorrow, Wednesday 16 June, there will be a Co-operatives Open Day at the Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay.

The public is invited to come and visit various co-operatives showcasing their organisations and it’s free to attend. There will be exhibitions all day and speeches at lunchtime, for more information visit http://www.thereisanalternative.coop/.

On Monday morning 21 June you can hear more about Co-operatives Fortnight on BBC Radio Cymru on Post Cyntaf between 7am and 8.30am on 92-105FM.

Also on Monday 21 June we’re organising a free event for co-operatives, jointly hosted by Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales and Co-operatives UK. This will be held at the Waterton Centre in Bridgend.

Between Monday 21 June – Friday 2 July the Jamie and Louise Programme on BBC Radio Wales will be visiting a number of our co-operative clients around Wales. Listen in between 9am and 12noon on 93 – 104 FM / 657 & 882 MW or listen live on-line.

Saturday 3 July is International Co-operatives Day. The Co-operative Group are offering free entry to the Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynllyth, and transport (by bus!) from points across Wales. For more information see http://www.thereisanalternative.coop.

There are many more events happening across the UK during Co-operative Fortnight. You can find more details at http://www.thereisanalternative.coop/events/fortnight.

Don’t forget to make a pledge! Tell us what you’ll be doing for Co-operatives Fortnight and help support co-operatives.

For more information about Co-operatives Fortnight throughout the fortnight, follow us on Twitter @WalesCoOpCentre

For more information about co-operatives in Wales, see the Wales Co-operative Centre’s website.

Find out about becoming more co-operative during Co-operatives Fortnight.

Written by C Kenzie

June 15, 2010 at 3:47 pm

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