About Coalville CAN
What is Coalville CAN?
Our Reason Why
We're committed to cultivating vibrant, happy, and interconnected communities where people are proud to live, work and visit.
To do what we say and live what we do! To do what we say and live what we do!
To create a welcoming environment where everyone’s contribution counts.
We are doers.
- Buildings and Land
Communities need control of spaces to develop their own ideas and to grow and thrive.
Connected communities are happy and healthy. The speed of trust takes time - relationships are key.
Living with purpose - wellbeing for everyone is at the heart of what we do.
We find ways to do what we know is right. We are alongside as people unlock their potential and achieve things that matter to them.
Who is Coalville CAN?
At Coalville CAN, our board of directors bring a wide variety of talents, skills and knowledge to our work, with one thing in common: A passion for their shared local areas. Click the link below to find out who's on our board, and a little about them, as well as those who work with them.
Looking to join it yourself, or just want a say in who stays on the board? Become a member to have your vote on our board of directors at our yearly annual general meetings, and get a say in any other key decisions.
Why a Community Benefit Society?
Coalville CAN is a CBS -
A Community Benefit Society. And that's a type of
Co-operative, an organisation owned by it's members. As a CBS, we're committed to improving our local community.
While a CBS is still an enterprise, (ie, not a charity) profits don't go to a board of directors, or even the members. All excess funds are guaranteed to be reinvested into the community.
Anyone and everyone over 16 is welcome to become a member. Membership means you own a share of Coalville CAN, giving you the same say as any other member. You'll get to vote and decide on who's on our board of directors, how we reinvest our profits into the community, and any other big decisions we want to make sure we get right.
Interested? Find out more on our
Where is Coalville CAN?
It's in Coalville, of course!
But to be more specific, we are based in:
CAN HQ, Memorial Square, Coalville,
Leicestershire, LE67 3TU.
Feel free to pop in for a visit if you're about!
We're open to the public 10am to 4pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but you can visit on any weekday between 9 and 5.