Sproughton Community Shop

Words by Rosalind Lavington We hope you will forgive us for not having wished you all well last month. So, we wish you all a prosperous New Year now! I’d like to start by thanking all our volunteers who kept the shop open during the week between Christmas and the New Year. Then there was that very demanding day when the manual stock take had to happen, followed the next day by the spring clean so that we were able to start the New Year in good clean order. On…

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Sproughton Community Shop

On Sunday 3rd September, Sproughton Community had their Open Day, which gave a chance for everyone to come along to the Tithe Barn courtyard and the Barley Room, where they will had lots food displays and tasting sessions. As well as samples of standard products such as cheeses, pickles, pies and bacon, they will be featuring several tasty dishes made from ingredients stocked in the shop. Teas and coffees were served at no charge. Do come along to socialise and taste the offerings. Chat to our volunteers and to Wendy,…

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Sproughton Community Shop

Things are looking up! After a slow first half of the year sales are picking up, the bank balance is strengthening, and Sproughton Community Shop are feeling more buoyant. Last month they welcomed Tara back after her prolonged convalescence, as well as Ed & Denyse from family commitments. Now that they are almost back to full strength and have been able to do a bit more planning. Sally Sparrow has generously undertaken to host the team for our volunteers summer get together on Sunday August 27th. Their open day will…

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