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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

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

There are many more events happening across the UK during Co-operative Fortnight. You can find more details at

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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