Welcome to
Social Enterprise Network Somerset

A different way of doing business

About us

Social Enterprise Network Somerset (SENS) is the support hub and champion for emerging and existing not-for-private-profit businesses across Somerset.


There are lots of social enterprises based in Somerset, doing all sorts of exciting things! Here are just a few of our members.

What is social enterprise?

Social Enterprises are businesses whose primary objectives are social and/or environmental. Profits are re-invested in the business and/or the local community.

Latest news and events

SENS Welcomes New Director

SENS welcomes new director Maddy Milnes, who was elected onto the board at the AGM on Friday 7th July 2017. Maddy is a founder member of Avalon Community Energy Limited, a mutual ‘Community Renewables’ social enterprise based in the Mendip District of Somerset.  She...

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Support for Social Enterprise

Some of the support currently available to new Community and Social Enterprises:   Community Business Trade Up: The Community Business Trade Up Programme is a learning programme accompanied by a grant of up to £10,000 for early-stage community businesses that are...

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SENS Annual General Meeting

Social Enterprise Network Somerset CIC Annual General Meeting (in conjunction with Somerset Co-operative Services CIC AGM) 1 pm to 4 pm on Friday 7th July 2017, at 10 East Reach, Taunton, Somerset. TA1 1EW You can join this meeting from your computer, tablet or...

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Get in touch with Social Enterprise Network Somerset

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