Andrew provides practical support to communities, co-operatives and social enterprises in Greater Manchester.  Support includes community engagement, Neighbourhood Planning and other 'Community Rights', development of good local economies that create community wealth, Community Land Trusts, advice and training to develop co-operative and social enterprise ideas and start ups.

Practical support for communities to find the causes of problems that affect them, enable them to take action themselves, work in partnership with others and develop big ideas to change the policies, practices and perceptions that impact on them.

People can contact him for a short initial discussion and advice.  He'll provide a proposal for support and ways of finding funding. Contact email: jessop.2006@btinternet.com, tel: 07910 270 458.

Support Reach: 
GM Wide
Bolton
Bury
Manchester
Oldham
Rochdale
Salford
Stockport
Tameside
Trafford
Wigan
Types of support on offer: 
Business/finance/accounting support
Campaigns and awareness raising
Development, strategy & capacity building
Finance & funding (supporting access to)
Governance and legal structures
Mentoring/Peer mentoring & Coaching
Networking/business & promotional opportunities
Research
Start-up support/advice
Training/learning