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BAN - Social enterprise solutions to the recession: community and employee buy-outs and the significance of community shares
Our July 2009 BAN event will explore creative social enterprise solutions to the recession focusing on employee and community buy-outs. Case studies will be used to exemplify new developments in the South West region ...
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Case Study Films

RISE has made a number of social enterprise case study films, which are available to view below, and on DVD. If you would like to use the films at seminars or conferences to showcase social enterprises, please email . The following films currently available:

*these marked films were jointly made with Culture South West and Creating:Excellence.


Title Duration (mins/secs)
Flameworks * 8m 0s
An artists led organisation based in Plymouth www.flameworks.co.uk

Moviola, Phil Walkley * 10m 0s
Touring cinema in Dorset, and fringes of Devon, Somerset and Hampshire www.moviola.org

Silai for Skills, Aroona Smith * 6m 21s
Skills and training for black and minority ethnic women in Bristol. www.silai.org.uk


Title Duration (mins/secs)
Local Food Links (Bridport Centre for Local Food) 9m 8s
Food in Schools: Demonstrating how nutritious and tasty, local, hot food can be provided in Dorset schools that don't have kitchens, as well as helping children to understand more about where and how their food is produced. www.foodlinks-uk.org/Localfood.asp

Stroud Community Agriculture 8m 54s
The community supported agriculture model has been around for a long time. This film demonstrates how the whole community can be involved in enjoying the environment and producing their own nutritious and healthy food. www.stroudcommunityagriculture.org


Title Duration (mins/secs)
Mevagissey Activity Centre 10m 15s
A local partnership recently set-up this social enterprise that provides a range of services and activities in sport, leisure and learning, for the local community in and around Megavissey. Jointly produced with Sport England. Contact details.

Crewkerne Aqua Centre 13m 51s
With a long history as a social enterprise, Crewkerne Aqua Centre has recently expanded its range of services for those with health needs, having built a close working relationship with the local NHS Trust. Jointly produced with Sport England. www.aquacentre.co.uk

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy 11m 28s
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy has been selected as the venue for the London 2012 Olympic sailing events. Jointly produced with Sport England. www.wpnsa.org.uk


Title Duration (mins/secs)
Sarum Solar 9m 30s
Installers of renewable energy systems in South Wiltshire and surrounding areas www.sarumsolar.co.uk

Sofa Project 8m 47s
Operating in Bristol and surrounding areas, Sofa Project is a leading furniture and electrical appliance re-use social enteprise. www.sofaproject.org.uk

Health and Care

Title Duration (mins/secs)
Get Well UK 10m 15s
Get Well UK makes it possible for GPs to confidently refer their patients to complementary therapists, by providing information, support and a team of highly skilled and qualified practitioners. With NHS funding this service is free to patients. www.getwelluk.com

Carers Direct South West 8m 40s
A co-operative business committed to providing a flexible and reliable service for people of all ages to enable them to remain independent and in their own homes. www.carersdirect.org.uk

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