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

🌟 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! 🌍

Front Page News: Bicester Advertiser

Our campaign to save the Weston Pantry from closing has made the front page news of the Bicester Advertiser this week. Make sure to pick up or request your copy from the Weston Pantry! Help us reach the finish line by buying your shares now! Bicester Advertiser (online): https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/23907966.bicester-villagers-launch-campaign-save-shop-closing/ Oxford Mail (online – paywall): https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/23907966.bicester-villagers-launch-campaign-save-shop-closing/

Successful Community Share Booster Fund Award – up to £15,000

We are proud to announce that our community share offer has been offered £15,000 in equity match investment from Co-operatives UK’s Community Shares Booster Fund.   This means that for every pound the community invests up to £15,000, we’ll have another pound in investment from the fund.  This is a welcome boost to our campaign, which… Continue reading Successful Community Share Booster Fund Award – up to £15,000

Share Offer Launch – Village Meeting Review

Thank-you to everyone that came along to our meeting at the Village Hall on Monday 6th November. The meeting was well attended by members of the local community. Our Chair, Sam Sharp, started by giving an overview of our vision for the Weston Pantry, as a shop owned by the local community, serving the local… Continue reading Share Offer Launch – Village Meeting Review