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Jane has recently worked with the following organisations. Details of her work are contained in the attached case studies.

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Tourism, Heritage, Arts, Sports

Pembrokeshire Tourism - income generation analysis for Pembrokeshire Tourism association as public sector funding cuts hit Download PDF
Building Enterprise, Community Housing Cymru - feasibility study for a potential hotel school in Colwyn Bay, on behalf of Cartrefi Conwy and CAIS  
The Harp Centre of Wales - Telynau Teifi - working closely with staff & directors, production of a new marketing plan to help grow the business Download PDF
Galluogi – evaluation of Galluogi project, tourism training in rural Carmarthenshire  
Brecon Cathedral– situation analysis & options appraisal for Brecon Cathedral Tithe Barn heritage centre & shop  
Merthyr Tydfil CBC – developing collaborative tourism in North Merthyr  
Camp Cwm Llynfi CIC, Maesteg – research into the potential for a new camp site  
Brecon Beacons Tourism– business development and marketing, ongoing  
Tenby Development Trust – feasibility study for establishing a Hotel School in Tenby, Pembs  
Wilts & Berks Canal Trust – market research & funding analysis to redevelop a canal side pub and new heritage centre  
The Level Crossing, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire – business plan and successful fundraising to convert a redundant public house into community-owned bunkhouse accommodation
Elements Gymnastics Academy, Pembroke - business plan to assist with the growth and development of a thriving gymnastics club  
Trinity St David University of Wales – considering Headstrong Theatrical Services as an independent entity  

Community Buildings, Shops, Libraries, Public Services

Pub is the Hub Wales– evaluation of Pub is the Hub scheme, linking pubs with rural services, across Wales Download PDF
Reynoldston Community Shop, Gower, Swansea - support with initial concept & start up of new community-owned shop  
Y Bont Community Pub, Carmarthenshire - review of business plan for a community-owned public house  
Bridgend Youth Offending Service – feasibility study for a new social enterprise supporting young offenders  
Beddau Library, Rhondda Cynon Taff – feasibility & business plan for community control of village library, new community-owned library now open Download PDF
Malmesbury Town Council, Wiltshire – helped raise funds and loan finance for major renovations to Malmesbury Town Hall, in Wiltshire, a £1.2 million project  
Pontlottyn Community Centre, Rhymney Valley - feasibility study considering the need for a new community centre  
Uwchaled Community Partnership Library, Conwy – considering the transfer of a village library from local authority to community control  

Disability

Coleg Elidyr, Llandovery – business analysis to consider best use of Coleg farm and farmland, in partnership with Andersons Consulting  
Glamorgan Holiday Hotel, Porthcawl – marketing plan for a hotel providing holidays for the elderly and disabled, hotel now undergoing substantial redevelopment  
Disability Wales - feasibility study for a new training and consultancy service  
Phoenix Initiative, South Wales– feasibility study for new business providing support & ICT training to vulnerable people  

Community Consultation

RWE Npower Renewables Ltd – extensive community consultation to inform the forthcoming Brechfa Forest Community Benefit Fund, North Carmarthenshire  

Local Food

Organics to Go, Carmarthenshire - advice on legal structures and setting up as a co-operative for an existing organic veg box business  
Torth yr Tir – business plan for a new micro-bakery, St Davids, Pembrokeshire  
Ruskin Mill College, Gloucestershire - prepared a business plan and successful funding application to the Big Lottery Local Food Fund for a new £200,000 smokehouse and local food processing unit  
Maple Field Milk, Hampshire - prepared feasibility and raised £45,000 from the Prince's Countryside Fund to establish a new micro-dairy  
Kennington Community Cafe - mentoring for a new community cafe, near Oxford  

Wallingford Food Festival, Oxon - business planning and incorporation

 
Thame Food Festival, Oxon - advice on incorporation as a new Community Interest Company  
Wolvercote Farmers Market, Oxon - conducted business review of current market, established 10 years  

The Plunkett Foundation, Making Local Food Work – advised on the design and delivery of a new enterprise support programme for 200 local food community enterprises across England

 

Environment

Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire - review of current systems plus advice on future growth and income generation  
Keep Wales Tidy - evaluation of The Long Forest Project, a community hedgerow scheme in the Brecon Beacons  

Business Support, Mentoring

UnLtd - strategic review of Unltd's support for social entrepreneurs in Wales, and recommendations for way forward  
Outdoor Solutions, Bridgend - feasibility study for new enterprise providing practical support to vulnerable young people  
Co-active Ltd – social enterprise adviser to over 70 businesses in South West England  
Green Square Housing Group, Wiltshire - review of investment options for local enterprise  
RISE - presentations on social enterprise to schools in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Swindon  

Social Enterprise Mark - marketing and assessor of scheme