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Posted on 8:20pm Wednesday 30th May 2012
What do you do with your old shed? It’s big, it’s cumbersome, it’s housing arachnids with bodies the size of cup cakes. But when it is time for your faithful shed to go to the great wood chipper in the sky, what exactly do you do with a shed that doesn’t want to die?
Posted on 2:20pm Wednesday 30th May 2012
What does a football club in Manchester, a local food delicatessen on Crendon Street and a school photovoltaic system in Oxfordshire all have in common? Can’t guess? Well all exist because their supporters funded them. FC United is a supporter-owned football club in Manchester. It aimed to raise £1.5million for a new ground and has already raised £700,000 through a well-supported share launch. Like the shop Local Roots (33 Crendon Street in High Wycombe) they didn’t need conventional Banks alone to fund them. They could go much further – all they needed were a lot of friends.