Shadow Minister Exposes First Social Enterprise Town in UK


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Shadow minister for civil society, Gareth Thomas, makes public the UKís first Social Enterprise Town in Cumbria, northwestern England.

The Social Enterprise Towns project is being managed by Social Enterprise UK, the national body for social enterprise. A stakeholder group was organized to support, determine and advance social enterprise status in towns. These towns that acquire social enterprise status will be awarded badges showcasing town standing.


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