Helping communities be the best versions of themselves

Photo credit Piers Taylor

We believe that every community has the power to build a strong and secure future for itself. Times have changed, and it is no longer possible to rely on local authorities to ensure community sustainability.


We help communities build a plan for their hometown and we help them to deliver it. That plan includes a process of asking what is needed, defining shared community priorities and then helping to ensure success whether it is a major capital build or revenue projects. This process  has proven to be transformative.

 

Regeneration from the roots up enables communities to feel that they are instrumental in making where they live the place they want it to be. It nurtures pride, tackles loneliness, gives a sense of purpose and belief. We work with communities to help make them the best versions of themselves.

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Manufacturing with fungi

In partnership with bio-tech company Biohm, we are establishing a brand new bio-manufacturing plant, using  mycelium (fungus) to break down locally wasted resources and grow new, environmentally positive construction materials. click here

Watchet's Coastal Communities Team

Watchet Connects

We are a proud partner of the Watchet Coastal Community Team's succesful £240k Place Based Social Action programme, called Watchet Connects supported by DCMS and The National Lottery Community Fund: click here

 

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OC and Biohm in The Observer

'Mushrooms and orange peel: could biotech clean up the construction industry?'

Sat 11th January 2020

Read the article here

 

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