Chorlton Community Cooperative

Chorlton Community Cooperative

Working together for Chorlton

Chorlton Community Cooperative

Working together for Chorlton

Welcome to Chorlton

Chorlton, in Manchester UK, is a place that’s famous for its creativity, its independent culture and its community spirit. This is where people care: there are many voluntary groups working to make Chorlton a better place.

The ethos of Chorlton Community Cooperative is simple: by working together, we get more done. Proudly independent, Chorlton Community Cooperative is run by and for its members. And membership will soon be open to all. Like all cooperatives, we hold true to the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. 

We are Chorlton people, working with Chorlton people for positive change.

Have a look at our site to see what our friends and partners are already doing. Find out about what’s on, volunteering opportunities, news and other useful information about groups and projects. And if you have a group, project, news or an event you’d like to share, contact us.

Chorlton News

We had rain and wind, clouds and sunshine, but we didn’t let that put us off our stride. Chorlton Got Together on September 24, and …

Chorlton Voice is looking for ideas for placing blue plaques around Chorlton.  As you may know, this was a scheme first set up in London …

Final preparations are under way for this weekend’s Get Together. Take a look at the site map.

We had rain and wind, clouds and sunshine, but we didn’t let that put us off our stride. Chorlton Got Together on September 24, and …

We want to....

Connect the dots

  • Working cooperatively with voluntary groups, coops and individuals;
  • Bringing together friends and neighbours that care about Chorlton and want to improve it.
  • Extending an open invitation to meetings and forums to discuss local issues.

Inspire change

  • Sharing skills, ideas and opportunities.
  • Publicising and raising awareness of local activity.
  • Expressing solidarity and support for Chorlton.
  • Offering advice, training and a wealth of collective experience.
  • Delivering learning opportunities for new groups and volunteers to organise, make good decisions and get more done.

Empower people

  • Belonging to, and being run by, our members.
  • Creating a democratic space, where everyone is equal and welcome: one member, one vote.
  • Setting up an incorporated body that can raise and administer funds for community benefit.
  • Offering bank account, a source of advice and help with funding.
  • Helping to successfully deliver projects in partnership, including Get Togethers and community celebrations.

What's on in Chorlton

04 October 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join fellow knitters for a brew and a needle-based natter. Bring your own knitting, or help knit something for the community. Share knowledge, skills and inspiration and have fun!

Free
04 October 2023
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Time to get creative as Unity Arts open up their amazing, after-school Art Box! Places are limited, so be quick! Open to kids aged 8-11, every week in term time. […]

£1 – £6

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