When it was known that the local shop was scheduled to close, a group of concerned local people met together to explore any ways in which the community could respond by supporting the continuation of the shop. As a result Bathford Enterprise For All (BEFA) Limited was established in November 2005 as a non profit-making enterprise, since registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (registration number 30025R). It isĀ owned by the community and for the benefit of the community.

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