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Wall’s launches £5k community campaign

Dorset-based Wall’s Pastry has launched The Wall’s Helping Hand campaign, which will fund a regeneration project for one UK community.

Community bakery crowdfunding for premises

Sussex-based Stoneham Bakehouse is crowdfunding in order to set up permanent premises, and is offering rewards in return for donations.

Hovis hosts community tea party

UK baking giant Hovis hosted a tea party for local families at a community centre in Beckton, East London this week.

Scotland the Bread targets £30k for wheat research

Social business Scotland The Bread (STB) is looking to raise £30,000 by the end of the month in a bid to ramp up a programme of wheat breeding and research and create the most “nutrient-dense and digestible grains and bread possible”.

Brace’s announces sports grants

Newport-based Brace’s Bakery has announced the teams that will receive a slice of £10k as part of its Community Sport Fund.

Thoughtful Bread crowdfunds for expansion

Bath-based bakery Thoughtful Bread has asked the local business community to help it expand.

Costa launches online forum

High street coffee chain Costa Coffee aims to "broaden the scope of its market research efforts" through a new online insight community, which it has named Costa Espression.

Costa launches online forum

Today Bread reaches out to fund new oven

East London-based sourdough bakery Today Bread has reached out to the community to help fund a new Ramalhos oven on its premises. 

Roberts wins business award

Northwich-based Roberts Bakery has been recognised in the 2016 North West Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community (BITC). 

Brace’s launches £10k community sport fund

Newport-based bakery firm Brace’s has launched a £10k community sport fund, with the aim of supporting grassroots sports clubs in south Wales. 

Prince Charles visiting the flooded factory
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United Biscuits restarts production at flood-hit Carlisle factory

United Biscuits (UB) has restarted production of McVitie’s Gold biscuit bars at its Carlisle factory, after the site was devastated by floods in the wake of Storm Desmond.

Pinkmans has opened its doors in Bristol
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Bakery veterans launch Bristol-based Pinkmans

Pinkmans, a Bristol-based bakery concept, has opened its doors with the soft opening taking place on 3 December.

MacLean’s Bakery accepted in national scheme

MacLean’s Bakery has become one of four companies and the only bakery to be included in a Scotland-wide scheme to provide food for council projects.

Pieminister has raised funds for 57,176 trees
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Bristol pie-makers fight hunger with trees

Bristol-based pie restaurant and manufacturer Pieminister has smashed its target of planting 50,000 trees in Malawi with its Pie One Get One Tree campaign.

Greggs gets behind high street regeneration

Bakery giant Greggs is backing a scheme to help regenerate high streets across the UK.

£300,000 of funding helps Northampton bakery project

The Good Loaf Community Interest Company has been granted £386,487 of National Lottery funding to employ female ex-offenders.

The doorstop bakery, fife
A recipe for success:
Scottish community bakery shares knowledge
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Scottish community bakery to share first-class business model

A community bakery in Scotland, Fife, is fired up to support social entrepreneurs by sharing its business secrets. 

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