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WESC Foundation opens fourth Social Enterprise shop in Sidmouth

March 16, 2015

The Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire MP for East Devon, carried out a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new social enterprise charity shop for WESC Foundation – The Specialist Centre for Visual Impairment, located on the busy High Street in Sidmouth.This is the fourth social enterprise for the charity with other outlets based at Heavitree, Honiton and Exmouth, selling a large range of quality items including electrical goods.

Following the official opening, VIP guests including local councillors, joined WESC staff and learners for a light lunch at the Kingswood & Devoran Hotel located on the seafront.A number of presentations were given where guests learned more about the services provided by the WESC Foundation and how, through their social enterprises, visually impaired learners are given the invaluable opportunity to gain work-based skills in a real retail environment

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