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Business Sectors

Construction

Keyway (EMG Construction)

EMG Construction is an independent groundworks and civil engineering contractor based in the South West. With more than 20 years’ experience EMG has built an enviable reputation for providing cost effective, innovative and high quality solutions for a wide range of clients. EMG Construction provides the proficiency to any engineering situation; from simple strip foundations, complex infrastructure projects or ornate landscaping designs.

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Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is a modern, career-focused training provider, offering vocational qualifications, GCSEs, apprenticeships, higher education, part-time courses, professional qualifications and courses for international students.

The college has strong partnerships with schools and local businesses, with students actively involved in work placements and community engagement.

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Health & Well-Being

CCP

CCP exists to transform lives by preventing homelessness, strengthening families and promoting independence. GEM aims to give additional support to vulnerable young people aged 16-25 years old, who currently reside in supported housing units across Gloucestershire.

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Retail

Midcounties Co-Operative

The Midcounties Co-operative is the largest independent co-operative in the UK, with almost 9,000 colleagues. We place great importance on supporting the communities we serve. They have Regional Communities which is a focused, measured approach to supporting communities in an identified geographical location. Measured, with clear KPIs, Regional Communities is a programme that puts Midcounties at the very heart of local life, ensuring that they are truly community owned, community led, and community rewarding.

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FRP

FRP is ‘creating a better community’ through the relief of hardship by the re-use of furniture, electrical appliances and other household items, which can be accessed via their three shops in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. A wide range of volunteering and learning opportunities are also on offer.

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Recreation and Leisure

Active Gloucestershire

Active Gloucestershire is a charity whose vision is that “everyone in Gloucestershire is active every day”. They unite organisations and people around this vision and enable them to make it a reality. Active Gloucestershire are part of a national network of county sport and physical activity partnerships (CSPs) operating across England. At their essence they are about driving positive change.

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Create Gloucestershire

Create Gloucestershire connects people with a personal or professional interest in arts, culture and creativity. By working collaboratively, they make things happen that individual artists, organisations or businesses would find hard to do on their own. Create Gloucestershire is a not-for-profit organisation.

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Land Based & Green Infrastructure

Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission’s social forestry and woodland craft projects, are designed to engage with the hardest to reach members of the community; motivating and building confidence, through experiential learning and self-development programmes, progressing to training, in woodland management and traditional crafts skills.

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Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust works throughout the county to provide wildlife knowledge and expertise, from ecological consultancy to wildlife advice. The Trust is the leading partner in Gloucestershire’s state of the art data unit GCER, where there are over 2,000,000 million records! The Trust works towards introducing and inspiring more people about nature, through running over 100 wild events each year and educating over 3,000 school age children

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Financial & Insurance

Food Service & Accommodation

Gloucester Services

A rare breed of motorway services dedicated to local food, farming and rooted in our local community thanks to an innovative partnership with the Gloucestershire Gateway Trust. Their story has its roots 200 miles north of the Cotswolds in Cumbria, starting on our family farm. Gloucester Services opened in 2014 and they make all the food for their onsite kitchen and farmshop, which stocks over 130 of the best local producers within 30 miles.

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The Wiggly Worm

Creating opportunities through practical experiences and challenges in the world of food. Wiggly Worm training programmes increase practical skills, confidence, knowledge, motivation, communication, and team working skills to progress in catering. From general cooking courses to personalised programmes, they develop individuals.

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Business & Admin

GRCC

GRCC is a capacity building organisation, providing advice, guidance and practical help to strengthen the VSCE sector. GRCC has strong links through the support it provides to these organisations; there are over 2,000 in the county including community building committees, playgroups and sports clubs. GRCC also has key links with the Parish and Town council sector in Gloucestershire as well as local and national statutory organisations.

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