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Community share offers with the Standard Mark

Check out community share offers which have launched with the Community Shares Standard Mark. 

The Community Shares Standard Mark is awarded to share offers that meet national standards of best practice. It ensures openness, transparency and credibility of community share offers. Use the links below to find out more about the offers launched. 

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2024

Three Seas Cornwall
Bringing 11 coastguard flats in Looe back to life as energy efficient affordable community housing
Grimsby Community Energy
Open share offer from Grimsby Community Energy aiming to reach one megawatt of community owned solar PV by 2026
Friends of The Wesley Otley Limited
Community buy-out and transformation of the former Otley Methodist Church into a community hub
Ashton Hayes Community Hub Limited
Community plan to buy and restore the Golden Lion pub in Ashton Hayes, Chester
Miners Arms Community Pub Limited
Community buy-out of the Miners Arms pub in Nenthead, Cumbria
Cleeve Prior Community Pub
Community buy-out of the Kings Arms in Cleeve Prior
GlenWyvis Distillery Community Benefit Society
Third share offer to support the continuing development of GlenWyvis Distillery Community Benefit Society and the local community of Dingwall
The Black Lion Community Group Limited
Community buy-out of the Black Lion Pub in Ireby. the oldest market town in Cumberland with a charter dating back to 1236
Kingsbarns Community Benefit Society Limited
Community buy-out of the Inn at Kingsbarns to serve as a much-needed Community Hub, including a shop, café, pub, and restaurant
Fadmoor Community Pub
To bring the Plough Inn in Fadmoor into community ownership
Nadder Community Energy
Their third share offer, putting solar panels on six schools in their area
Hull Community Pub Society
Hull's first community owned pub - The New Clarence

2023

Hook Norton Community Land Trust
Affordable housing project in Hook Norton
Soul Farm
To bring Soul Farm, Falmouth's market garden into community ownership and expand their offering
Stretford Public Hall
Second share offer to invest in the ongoing renovation of the thriving community hub
East Boldre Community Stores Limited
Purchase of old chapel to preserve the local shop and post office
Myddleton Road Community Benefit Society Limited
Purchase and revival of a derelict community pub in London
Sister Midnight Community Venues Limited
On a mission to open Lewisham’s first community owned live music venue
Kindling Farm Limited
Purchase of a community farm between Manchester & Liverpool
Carrickfergus Community Greengrocer Limited
A new-start community greengrocers in Northern Ireland
Tollesbury Climate Partnership Limited
Raising investment to decarbonise a primary school in Essex
Maid Energy
Renewable energy projects in Maidenhead
Leeds Action to Create Homes Limited
Purchase, repair and of affordable housing and upskilling people in Leeds
Grimsby Community Energy
Raising investment for solar installations in Grimsby
Mustard Seed Property Limited
Housing to support vulnerable adults in Cornwall
Limpley Stoke Community Benefit Society Limited
Buying the Hop Pole - the last pub in Limpley Stoke, Wiltshire
Dane Valley Community Energy - Congleton Solar
Following a successful hydro project, a new offer in solar power in the Dane Valley
York Supplies Limited
The community buying a privately run hardware shop in Birmingham
Leeds Community Homes
Developing 34 new affordable and energy efficient new homes in Armley.
Bowden Pillars Future Limited
123acres of regenerative community farmland in Totnes, Devon
Clynfyw Community Benefit Society
Bringing Clynfyw care farm into community ownership
Drewsteignton Community Pub
Drewe Arms Community Pub
The Bell at Pensax Community Pub Limited
Buying and reopening the Bell Pub at Pensax, Worcestershire
Brontë Birthplace Limited
Community ownership of Grade II-listed Yorkshire house where the Bronte sisters were born
Bath and West Community Energy Limited
Raising investment for community owned roof top solar
The Arcade Group Dewsbury Limited
Community ownership of historic arcade shopping centre in Dewsbury
Stockwood Community Benefit Society Limited
Fourth share offer for community owned biodynamic farm and business park
Scottish Co-operative Discovery Centre Limited
A hands-on, experiential AND FUN Discovery & Learning Centre based around Co-operative Heritage
Fox and Goose Co-operative Pub Hebden Bridge
An open share offer to expand their membership
Cotherstone Old Chapel project
Shop, cafe and heritage centre
Weston SOS Limited
To maintain a post office and shop facility within Weston-on-the- Green Oxfordshire as a hub for the community.
Fromehall Mill
To bring Fromehall Mill into community ownership as a community and local business hub
East Harptree - Save the Waldegrave Arms
To save the Waldegrave Arms pub and bring into community ownership
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