In the Coglais, a social network on the web promotes solidarity and initiatives (35)



  • Structure name : Communauty of communes of Couesnon Marches de Bretagne  
  • Address : Parc d'activités Coglais-St Eustache, Saint-Etienne-en-Coglès  
  • Postal code : 35460 
  • City : Maen Roch 
  • Tel : 02 99 97 71 80  
  • Email :  
  • Type of structure : Public structure 
  • Project's manager contact : SIG project manager 


  • Context, issues : How to energize the dissemination and sharing of hyper-local information without mobilizing the community's communication resources. The territory of Couesnon Marches de Bretagne, resulting from a merger in January 2017 (19 communes, 21,830 inhabitants), found the answer thanks to a partnership with the local social network 
  • Goals : - encourage new and old residents to meet each others
    - share their classifieds and cultural or leisure event 
  • Targeted audience : local actors and communities,
    inhabitant of the territory
    large audience 
  • Project's start year : 2015 


    Conditions of success

    • Points of vigilance, difficulties to pass through, success factors : Have dedicated work time to network animation, to avoid the breathlessness of the dynamics.

      Outlook: in this territory, which is not well served by public transport but is experiencing a steady growth in the number of active people, the local social network could nevertheless serve as a lever to support new cooperative uses, such as carpooling.

      Sheet made by the Breton Bruded network (