Case Study of the Week: Truly Local Shop, Stalham

By May 9th, 2013 Category: Lead12

The shop front of Truly Local Shop in Stalham, NorfolkAs Mary Portas pounds the nation s high streets3 looking for signs of life, this week s case study looks at a thriving retail business in the Norfolk town of Stalham.

Truly Local, a Community Interest Company, set up a shop to sell items that have been made, caught, brewed, reared, baked, grown, fermented, processed or crafted within a 35 mile radius of Stalham. It gives small local producers and artisans a chance to sell their wares on the high street and it gives local people access to fresh local produce at a fair price.

Truly Local celebrated its second birthday in March and invited customers to become Friends of Truly Local to have a say in future developments at the shop.

Find out more about the Truly Local shop4 and how they achieved such success.

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10 is As Online Communications Coordinator, Katie is responsible for the running of the AMT website and has taken the charity into the world of social media. Her particular focus is to expand and promote AMT’s database of more than 350 case studies of town and community projects – regularly cited as one of the most valuable aspects of AMT Membership.

Katie’s previous experience ranges from PA to an internationally-renowned architect in London to Manager of the Responsible Tourism Awards for responsibletravel.com in Brighton.

Katie works part-time on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and can be contacted at katie.fewings@towns.org.uk
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