Totnes Renewable Energy Society: a community fighting climate change
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Totnes Renewable Energy Society: a community fighting climate change

In 2007, the Totnes Renewable Energy Society was formed with the aim of developing renewable energy resources in the area to benefit Totnes’ local community.
Holne Community Shop & Tea Room: Saving a community hub
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Holne Community Shop & Tea Room: Saving a community hub

When the shop and tearoom faced closure, the community united to save what was an important social hub. It is now run for the benefit of the wider community and a Charity Bank loan help the social enterprise buy the premises.
Fivehead Village Hall: a community hub
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Fivehead Village Hall: a community hub

Fivehead Village Hall in Somerset is a purpose-built venue that provides the village with a place to socialise and space for a range of community activities.
The Bevern Trust: compassionate care for adults with complex care needs
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The Bevern Trust: compassionate care for adults with complex care needs

The Bevern Trust provides residential and respite care to young adults with profound disabilities, helping them live full lives and engage with their wider community.
Parchment Trust: promoting independence and inclusion
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Parchment Trust: promoting independence and inclusion

Parchment Trust provides day care services for people with learning and physical disabilities in East Sussex with a person-centred and inclusive approach. A Charity Bank loan assisted the charity to purchase the freehold of one of its sites.
Imago: empowering people and communities
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Imago: empowering people and communities

Imago is a social action charity that delivers diverse services to support individuals, organisations and communities across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London.
Kingsley Hall: bringing the community together
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Kingsley Hall: bringing the community together

Kingsley Hall Church & Community Centre has played an integral role in the local community for the last 90 years. It recently extended its nursery with the help of a Charity Bank loan.
The House of St Barnabas: supporting homeless people into employment
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The House of St Barnabas: supporting homeless people into employment

The House of St Barnabas helps people affected by homelessness and long-term unemployment to get their lives back on track.
One World Shop: keeping trade fair
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One World Shop: keeping trade fair

The One World Shop in Edinburgh sells and promotes fair and ethically traded products from across the globe.