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.
Touring cinema in Dorset, and fringes of Devon, Somerset and Hampshire www.moviola.org
Silai for Skills, Aroona Smith *
Skills and training for black and minority ethnic women in Bristol. www.silai.org.uk
Local Food Links (Bridport Centre for Local Food)
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
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
Mevagissey Activity Centre
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
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
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
Installers of renewable energy systems in South Wiltshire and surrounding areas www.sarumsolar.co.uk
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
Get Well UK
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
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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