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Committee Vacancies

Are you passionate about keeping alive this essential service to our community? If so, we currently have two vacancies on the shop committee: Chair Person and Committee Member. Please see Committee Vacancies for further details.[...]

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St Germans Community Shop AGM 2018

Here are the Minutes of the St Germans Community Shop AGM 2018[...]

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St Germans Community Shop AGM 2017

Here are the draft minutes for St Germans Community Shop AGM Oct 2017[...]

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New Saturday Opening Times

From 5th August onward, Saturdays business hours will be changing. The shop will close at midday, so please ensure newspapers ordered are collected before this time.[...]

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Every day Bits and Bobs

Many people are amazed at the range of items the shop sells. Someone said “we are short of nothing that we haven’t got”! Which means , I think, if you want it we either have it or can get it![...]

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Local Guides and Brownies helped out by Volunteers’ Raffle

Those who volunteer in the shop or Post Office are treated to a fun evening and a meal as a thank you. This January at The Eliot Arms, we had a lovely meal of Pie, Lasagne or Curry followed by Cheesecake[...]

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Farewell to Assistant Manager

At the end of January, at a volunteers’ evening at the Eliot Arms Committee Chair Pat  presented Lisa Roberts with flowers and John Lewis vouchers. Lisa had been assistant manager for over 5 years and was well thought of by[...]

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Plunkett Award results

We were finalists in both the ‘Unsung Hero’ award (for Dave Bennett) and the ‘Business Innovation Award’ categories. So congratulations to the staff and volunteers on this national recognition.[...]

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Plunkett Awards

The shop has once again been shortlisted for two prestigious Plunkett Foundation awards: Business Innovation and ‘Unsung Hero’. We will know the results on 25th June – watch this space![...]

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