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”.

Bentley Community Shop is run by a management group, who are oversee its operations

The Management Group are:

Bob Feltwell (Chairman)
Zoe Mobley (Treasurer)
Bob Mawkes
Catherine Foley
Sue Keen
Sue StockleyJackie Tiller
Mick Leafe

The Shop project is  funded by a number of bodies and some private donations, we are very grateful for their support. Funds have been spent building and equipping 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.