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Founder member Sonia McLay have been awarded a start up grant of £2,944 by Firstport (Just Enterprise) to develop the community shop and business plan & organise meetings, events and training for the steering group and new members.
Sonia said “the funding from Firstport will to help us to realise the dream of making Hallglen a better place to live, work and play in we are organising an inaugural meeting to recruit new members and update everyone on what has been happening and our plans for the future”
The event on 27th June is also an opportunity to celebrate and make new friends as part of community shops fortnight across the uk , we are inviting all members of the community to join us and sample local food and snacks, meet the steering group and share in our success. We want to hear your views good or bad and will take them into consideration. We will work with the community every step of the way
Sonia said Fresh-Futures will be operated as a not for profit organisation that values our customers and the community. Profits will be reinvested into the community and the business to create jobs and wider opportunities that the community identify in the future. The initial market research suggested that this could be a way forward & so the real work has now begun …………
About Me (areas of expertise/interest I can share)
community resilience, environmental health,environmental and social justice, funding, stalking awareness, VAW and equalities agenda, +