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A free work­shop in Bray on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6 will ex­plain what a so­cial en­ter­prise is and the key el­e­ments to con­sider when set­ting one up.

So­cial en­ter­prises are busi­nesses set up to ben­e­fit their lo­cal com­mu­nity.

They pro­vide valu­able ser­vices and jobs and in­vest any prof­its back into the busi­ness or the lo­cal com­mu­nity. Ex­am­ples could be a char­ity shop, a com­mu­nity café, an en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­ject, a sports, health or well-be­ing ser­vice, or a manufacturing busi­ness de­signed to pro­vide em­ploy­ment to a par­tic­u­lar group of peo­ple.

The work­shop is be­ing put on by Bray Area Part­ner­ship and will ex­plore dif­fer­ent types of so­cial en­ter­prises, the five key el­e­ments to get right, cor­po­rate gov­er­nance, fund­ing and hu­man re­sources and the ba­sics for get­ting a so­cial en­ter­prise off the ground.

It takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6 and is re­stricted to in­di­vid­u­als or groups from the Bray or Grey­stones Mu­nic­i­pal District ar­eas. Call Eithne on 01 2050111 to book your place. mem­bers, in classes or at home, for sale and ex­hibit.

The event will be on from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. tual sup­port group for per­sonal growth and change.

The group meets weekly, us­ing a 12 step pro­gramme of re­cov­ery.

Con­tact Leo at 086 8033124 or visit

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