Towns Fund Projects

7. Lincoln Community Grocery Store

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Lincoln Food Partnership

Project Description

This project will support the development of a centrally located food supermarket, Lincoln Community Grocery Store, that would alleviate issues of food poverty, address food wastage and support health issues leading to economic opportunities and longer-term productivity. 

With a focus on helping local people build resilience, The Store of Stories (Lincoln Community Grocery Store) will provide low cost locally supplied waste and surplus food and other essential items, alongside a programme of advice, support and training, volunteering, and work placements opportunities. The funding successfully supported the move to Beaumont Manor in 2022, the shop's permanent location.

Total project cost: £266,500 

Town Deal funding: £226,000 

Simon Hawking, Acts Trust.

Simon Hawking, Chief Executive of Acts Trust, at Lincoln Community Grocery Store.

To view the outcomes of this project, please see the downloads section of the website.