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A local British community buys a newsagency to create a community hub

Mark Fletcher
April 2nd, 2021 · No Comments

An interesting story at the Shropshire Star on a community buying a ,coal newsagency to convert it into a hub:

Former newsagents brought back to life as community hub
By Charlotte BentleyBishop’s CastlePublished: Mar 20, 2021Last Updated: Mar 21, 2021

A south Shropshire community has announced plans to transform a former newsagents in the town into a hub and bring it back to life.

The Bishop’s Castle and District Community Land Trust has bought 70 Church Street, a former newsagents, for community ownership.

Hope Robson, resident and activist, said she can’t wait to get started on the project bringing the old Stars Newsagents back to life in the centre of Bishop’s Castle.

Thursday marked the launch of the campaign, and the day the front door was unlocked for the first time since August 2015.


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