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Closed 28/11/2016

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£110raised of £250 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £110 to Help pay the excess insurance on the window that was vandalised.

    Location
    Dudley, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Monday, 28th November 2016

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    Story

    After 145 years in business, the Firkins and Wollaston bakery chain closed with the loss of 100 jobs. The shop at the top of The Fountain Arcade, in Dudley Market Place was taken over privately to continue to supply fresh baked bread and pastries.

    Last Saturday evening, a teenager under the influence of alcohol decided to smash the windows of several shops in the town centre, one of them being Wollaston Bakery.

    The other shops were part of larger chains (such as River Island) - but Wollaston Bakery is not - the window will cost thousands to replace, but the excess payment to the insurance is £250. The owner contemplated shutting the business altogether, but has now got a bank loan to cover it, meaning she will be paying back the best part of £400 after interest and charges.

    We, as Dudley shoppers, should pull together and help where we can - and if we all just gave a couple of pounds to this cause to support this local business in it's hour of need.

    I will be the first to donate a fiver to the fund... Please help out by donating... no matter how little, every bit will help keep this bakery open.

    Thank you.

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      10

      • Eddie Roughton-Powell

        Eddie Roughton-Powell

        Nov 23, 2016

        Friends helping friends brilliant x

        £10.00

      • Dawn Campbell

        Dawn Campbell

        Nov 23, 2016

        Keep up the good work ladies xx

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 16, 2016

        These people follow the good old fashioned Black Country principle of GOYA (Get Off Your A...) and go out to work for their living. They deserve a helping hand

        £5.00

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      Matthew Wilkes

      Matthew Wilkes

      Dudley, United Kingdom

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