Local Economy

 

Welcome to the Local Economy working group

Our aim is to make the town as self-sufficient as possible in the necessities of life. That includes:

  • encouraging residents to support the local shops in order to keep the town centre active and profitable.
  • Helping to keep Kirkbymoorside as an attractive place to do the weekly shopping.
  • Encouraging communication and mutual help between the team of local retailers.
  • Encouraging the circulation of money within the local community rather than it being pocketed by the shareholders of giant, distant corporations.

A proportion of every pound that is spent locally is then re-used locally and brings immediate and increased benefits to the local community.

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Past projects

KMS Shopping Guide 2013Producing a fully indexed Kirkbymoorside Shopping Guide, to encourage people to shop locally.

For the latest downloadable version in a new window, you can either click on the image to the right, or click here.

● Bringing together local retailers to share ideas about the local economy

● Explore the possibility of creating a local currency

 

For more information, or with any suggestions or ideas, please contact

Paul Brewster by email, or telephone 01751 430033, or

June Emerson  by email, or telephone  01751 430907

 

Meetings

Each meeting arranged at the end of the previous one. Contact June or Paul for the date of the next meeting.

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