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Alfrick & Lulsley Community Shop
Principal Events/Milestones in Development of the Community Shop Project
In March a public meeting was held to consider the implications of the probable closure of the Village Shop.
The Parish Council set up a Community Shop Steering Committee with a remit to consider how best to sustain a shop and post office in the village
In May, the owners of the Village Shop decided to close the business in mid July.
In June the Community Shop Steering Committee commissioned a survey to discover what kind of service the community would want from a shop and how much volunteer support would be forthcoming to run it.
The survey revealed a high level of support for developing a community shop and from potential volunteers.
The Steering Committee decided in June that this level of support was sufficient to justify developing a plan to set up a community shop.
Advice has been taken from successful community shops and the Plunkett Foundation on how best to achieve a community shop in Alfrick.
The following actions have been taken:
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