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Community group starts new social project for Brighton and Hove
7:40am Friday 8th February 2013 in News
Formerly homeless people who created a social enterprise that gives people a place to live and work are starting a new project.
To celebrate Emmaus Brighton and Hove’s 16th anniversary, the group is opening The Greenhouse at Emmaus, a community garden project, centre and shop.
The Greenhouse will focus on creative up-cycling, gardening and “all things green”.
Homeless community Emmaus Brighton and Hove was established in February 1997, helping people on the proviso they sign off benefits and commit to following the rules of the community.
In Brighton, the group run a second-hand superstore, a retro shop Emporium At Emmaus, as well as cafe Revive At Emmaus, the Goodwill Co-op and Ordinary To Extra Ordinary brands of handmade gifts and up-cycled furniture.
The Greenhouse At Emmaus will open on March 23.
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