Share Certificates & Members Update

All members/investors of Weston SOS Limited have been contacted by email on/around Saturday 2nd March. If you haven’t received an email from chair@weston-sos.org with your share certificate, please check your junk mail folder. A small number of investors have not provided an email address, so a printed copy of the share certificates and update letter… Continue reading Share Certificates & Members Update

Final call for support – share offer ends Wednesday

There are just two days left of our community share offer to save the Shop and Post Office in Weston-on-the-Green. Our share offer must end on the 31st January. We’ve raised over £160,000 towards our ‘ideal’ £250,000 target, exceeding our minimum funding requirement but uncertainty still remains over the increased borrowing costs for the remaining… Continue reading Final call for support – share offer ends Wednesday

Village Meeting Summary – 16th January 2024

The Weston SOS committee met with members of the local community on the 16th January to provide an update on our share offer. Thank-you to everyone that attended and came to speak to the committee at the meeting. It is abundantly clear there is still a strong desire the ‘Save Our Shop’ as an important… Continue reading Village Meeting Summary – 16th January 2024

🌟 Weston SOS Public Meeting: Unite to Save Our Shop! 🌟

We are thrilled to invite you to a crucial event that will shape the future of our beloved Weston-on-the-Green – the Weston SOS (‘Save Our Shop’) Public Meeting. This gathering is scheduled for the 16th of January at 7:30 pm and will be held at the heart of our community, the Weston-on-the-Green Village Hall. This… Continue reading 🌟 Weston SOS Public Meeting: Unite to Save Our Shop! 🌟

ITV Meridian Filming – 9:45am 27th December

ITV Meridian will be visiting us at 10am on the 27th December to do some filming about Weston SOS and our mission to bring the Shop and Post Office into community ownership following the news of our successful Community Ownership Fund grant outcome. They would like to record some video footage of people using the… Continue reading ITV Meridian Filming – 9:45am 27th December

It’s a Christmas Miracle! 🎄🎅 COF Grant Success

Our Community Ownership Fund (COF) application for £249,999 of capital grant funding and £31,000 of revenue funding has been successful! This is huge news for Weston SOS and brings us one huge leap closer towards our goal of bringing the Weston Pantry into community ownership – thank-you so much to everyone that has supported us… Continue reading It’s a Christmas Miracle! 🎄🎅 COF Grant Success

Total Update: £131,750 & COF Grant Result Date

Total Raised Just a short update from the Weston SOS Limited Committee – our grand total across community share investments and donations now stands at £131,750 from 68 investors, that’s over £25,000 above our minimum target and well over half-way towards our ideal target of £250,000. Community Ownership Fund Grant We’ve also received an update… Continue reading Total Update: £131,750 & COF Grant Result Date

🌟 Join the Success Story: Weston Pantry Share Offer Extended! Help Us Hit £250,000 and Secure Our Community’s Future! 🌍

We’re thrilled to share that, with just one week left until our original share offer end date, we’ve already raised an incredible £125,000, surpassing the minimum amount required to bring the Weston Pantry into community ownership. This is an outstanding achievement, thanks to the generous support of over 70 residents and businesses in Weston-on-the-Green and… Continue reading 🌟 Join the Success Story: Weston Pantry Share Offer Extended! Help Us Hit £250,000 and Secure Our Community’s Future! 🌍

Half-way – £86,975 raised with three weeks to go

We’re now exactly half-way through our Community Share Offer which is running from the 1st November until the 13th December to raise £250,000 to buy the Weston Pantry and bring it into community ownership. So far we’ve raised a fantastic sum of £86,975 made up of: Thank-you so much to everyone that has bought shares… Continue reading Half-way – £86,975 raised with three weeks to go

Community Ownership Fund Update

Today, the 17th November 2023, we received the following update from the Community Ownership Fund: We are writing to update you on your application to the Community Ownership Fund, Round 3 Window 2, which closed on 11th October.  We have now completed assessment of all applications, and are moving into the next stage of moderation and… Continue reading Community Ownership Fund Update