Award Categories

In total we have 10 different award categories this year. These include 9 geographical categories, recognising inspiring rural community co-operatives across the UK, as well as the People’s Choice Award, celebrating outstanding individuals who have made a real difference in their community.

Shortlisted entries will be announced here once entries have closed.

Community Co-operative of the Year in Yorkshire and North East England

Yorkshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear & County Durham

Suma logo This award is kindly sponsored by SUMA.

Community Co-operative of the Year in North West England

Cheshire, Cumbria & Lancashire

This award will be presented by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Community Co-operative of the Year in the Midlands

Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire & Worcestershire

BCRS Business Loans logo This award is kindly sponsored by the BCRS Business Loans.

Community Co-operative of the Year in East of England

Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk

Fram Farmers LogoThis award will be presented by Fram Farmers.

Community Co-operative of the Year in South East England

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey & West Sussex

The Phone Coop logo  This award is kindly sponsored by The Phone Coop.

Community Co-operative of the Year in South West England

Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon & Cornwall

Retail Mutual logoThis award is kindly sponsored by The Retail Mutual.

Community Co-operative of the Year in Scotland

coop logoThis award is kindly sponsored by Co-operative Group.

Community Co-operative of the Year in Wales

This award will be presented by Wales Co-operative Centre.

Community Co-operative Idea of the Year in Northern Ireland

This award will be presented by Co-operative Alternatives.

People’s Choice Award

Hastoe Housing logo

 

This award is kindly sponsored by Hastoe Housing Association.