The Counter Community network is transitioning to become The #bekind Community Benefit Society. Has also secured important property rights.
Counter Community Network is transitioning to become a community owned and managed regeneration vehicle for the seven towns of North Staffs: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Newcastle, Stoke & Tunstall, the legal entity for which will be a community benefit society, with an asset lock. Counter Community will shortly be renamed as “The #bekind Community Benefit Society” and will trade as ‘The #bekind Collective”.
It is also announced that The #bekind Collective has secured exclusive intellectual property rights to use the registered trademarks of:
- “#bekind” in respect of Class 35: retail services relating to furniture, jewelry (sic), fabrics, bags, clothing, yarns, cookware, furnishings, toys, home textiles, musical instruments, cups and glasses, festive decorations, printed matter, art materials, clothing/accessories, bakery products and gardening products; and,
- “CounterCoin” in respect of Class 9: Downloadable computer software for blockchain technology and Class 36: Virtual currency services; financial services.