CoPop opens its door in Pop Brixton

Written by on December 10, 2015 in Business, Future Brixton, News - Comments Off on CoPop opens its door in Pop Brixton
CoPop members toast their new venture at PopBrixton

CoPop members toast their new venture at PopBrixton

CoPop,  the collective of 10 community enterprises, declared itself open at Pop Brixton last night (9 December). All 10 co-operators have been through the Tree Shepherd Start Your Own Enterprise programme. The fledgling businesses pool their resources and help one another to develop their projects ranging through clothing, new and vintage; hair and beauty; jewellery, floral and interior design, and print and design.

All these local residents were long-term unemployed and are supported by Tree Shepherd.

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About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. He works out of an office in St Matthews and before that the Bon Marché. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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