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Invest in co-operation

Dragons aims to raise £12,000 loanstock by the end of 2020. £3,000 to replace an existing investor and £9,000 new loanstock, offered at 2-4% to invest in essential roof improvements to the house. As custodians of a 400 year old … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of co-operation, Chickenshack

In the early 90’s I was living in Zimbabwe along with my friend Sue, we were studying and working in permaculture and setting the course for a life we hoped to live. I had ran away from UK to Africa … Continue reading

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Meetings 2020

Four quarterly meetings for 2020 including the next AGM which will be the June meeting. Co-op members will arrange interim meetings as required to develop the agenda items and proposals . It has been agreed that for better planning we … Continue reading

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Dragons 2020

Apologies It has been an intense period of change at Dragons in 2019, whilst at the same time the co-op is finding its feet, its stability and its purpose. During this period of change Dragons has been in breech of … Continue reading

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Dragons 2019

Dragons is a thriving yet small housing co-op, with three members, 2 cats and 2 enterprises under one roof. We are a home, a business and a hub for a march larger community. Situated in the Tanat and Cain valley … Continue reading

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Participating in change

Saving the planet is not a spectator sport – it requires us all to take part! One School One Planet – Phase Two The OSOP project is based in the Dragons co-operative office  working to help prepare the community for … Continue reading

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Loanstock Offer

Many housing cop-ops are funded by low interest loans secured against the value of the property. This is a more flexible and affordable way to fund housing than directly via mortgages and allows the creation of affordable and much more … Continue reading

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Its dividend time – loanstock interest has been paid

Dragons loanstock investers of 2 years ago are about to receive their interest payments this week! As Dragons enters its third year of trading it is hard to believe so much time has flown by already! Our co-operative funded the … Continue reading

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Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus

Just in, we finally have copies available of the award-winning Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus at Dragons shop. The brainchild of Professor Chris Rhodes and illustrated by Jeanette Cole this lovely children’s story book is the first of a series following … Continue reading

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Invest in a co-operative future with 4% returns

Investment opportunity: Dragons co-operative is offering up to £12,000 loanstock investment at 4% interest per annum. Housing co-operatives such as Dragons are often at least part funded with loanstock, a relatively low-interest loan secured against a property and paid annually … Continue reading

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