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Carer Support South Lakes

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There are around 7 million carers in the UK; it’s estimated that 3 in every 5 people will take the role at

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Not investment ready? Not a problem.

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  We know it can take a bit of time and a bit of support before you’re ready to take that step. This

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Homebaked Anfield

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Homebaked are a co-operative bakery and community land trust, located opposite Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium. Famous across Merseyside and beyond for their

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Make Liverpool

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Make Liverpool have supported artists, makers and small businesses since 2014, providing them with access to the space and tools they need

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Make Liverpool receive £150,000 of investment for major redevelopment

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First Ark Social Investment have recently approved £150,000 of investment for Make Liverpool to help them redevelop their North Docks venue. Make

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FACT

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Founded 30 years ago, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK’s leading media arts centre, based in Liverpool. Offering

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5 ways the North West social economy is booming (and set to grow even more)

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The social economy in the North West of England is booming. Thanks to a combination of factors social enterprises are growing, increasing

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Tender mercy: will public sector contracts get easier for smaller charities?

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Smaller charities often find it hard to win public sector contracts. The situation is partly due to the overly complex rules and

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How charities could benefit from older volunteers

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Charity organisations could be missing out on an untapped volunteer workforce. A recent survey by the Royal Voluntary Service found that around

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Why the social economy is stuck in first gear

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Many social enterprises and charities grow slower than they could or should. The reason is often a lack of investment. Without money

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