Management and Funding

Bentley Community Shop is a Community Interest Company (CIC), limited by guarantee, and registered at Companies House. This means that all profit must be used to maintain and develop the store for the benefit of the community as we have no shareholders. Bentley Community Shop uses the trading name “Bentley Stores” and is run by a management group, who  oversee its operations

The Management Group are:

Bob Feltwell (Chairman)
Bob Mawkes
Sue Keen
Jackie Tiller
Mick Leafe

Gill Leafe

The Shop was funded by a number of bodies and some private donations, we are very grateful for their support which enabled us to build and equip the shop.

We have received funding from the following:

Bentley Parish Council,  Suffolk County Councillor’s locality budget

Babergh District Council, The Link Lunch Club, The Plunkett Foundation

Landfill Communities Fund, The Prince’s Countryside Fund

And several private donations.