Grindleford Community Shop
The grant is for a feasibility study to assist in setting up a community shop for the village. Specialist consultants will be appointed to do the feasibility study following a competitive tendering process.
The consultants will work alongside the Grindleford Community Shop founder committee. Their work will be located both in Grindleford and at their office base for desk research. The duration of feasibility study to last no longer than 3 months, ideally beginning by October 2012.
At the end of this period, the consultants will present the outcomes in a user-friendly way to the committee and to all villagers who are members of Grindleford Community Shop Ltd. The feasibility study is being commissioned with 2 main objectives:
- to objectively assess the viability of various premises options within Grindleford village
- to prepare an outline business plan for the 2 most viable options.
Leader grant £3,000.