Success stories

Abram Ward Community Charity

AWCC is a collaboration of social enterprises, charities, and community groups; working together to create sustainable and innovative communities.

Abram Ward Community Charity, trading as Abram Ward Community Cooperative (AWCC) was established in 2013 to support the development of a Community Hub and Community Assets network within Abram Ward, via the provision of services which reflect local needs and demands within Abram Ward and the Wigan Borough.

The Cooperative supports the growth of local people around Health, Social care and Training, via Community Group and Social Enterprises. The Cooperative will provide ‘backroom support’ and Business advice for Social Enterprises and Community Groups across Wigan Borough.

There are currently six members of Abram Ward Community Cooperative. Each of these is an existing business tenant within Platt Bridge Community Zone. The member tenants are the owners of the cooperative.