Local entrepreneurs take top prizes at Lambeth Country Show

18 July 2016 Lambeth enterprise organisation Tree Shepherd’s Will Kerr claims Best in Show for astonishing floral arrangement 30 local entrepreneurs draw in the crowds with their colourful array of products The Tree Shepherd marquee was the largest yet featuring a range of stalls from high-end fashion to Indian cuisine, retro womenswear to green-fingered gardening talent. […]

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Jakki Dean’s great testimonial for Tree Shepherd

  As a single parent who has been for many years looking after my son with autism, the prospects of getting back into the community let alone to work, seemed daunting. At the same time, I felt I had skills to offer and lived with the frustration and feeling I had potential but could do […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Key London players call for reforms to tackle worklessness in wake of EU referendum

11 July 2016 Unemployed in London: Key London players call for five reforms to tackle worklessness in the wake of the EU referendum Lack of basic literacy, inflexible working arrangements and benefits trap listed as contributing factors Cross-sector group calls for immediate reforms to end tackle unemployment As the UK made its monumental decision to […]

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Copop – Our First Shop – 6 months on!

Copop are a fashion and beauty emporium in the heart of Brixton. The ranges include vintage collectibles, high fashion, US imports, handmade accessories, designer T-Shirts and handmade body products. They also have an in-store salon for hair and makeup services. Lydia Gardner recently met with Patricia Whyte to find out what’s been happening since they […]

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Tree Shepherd and Southwark Council supporting Peckham businesses

Tree Shepherd is proud to announce that it is working in partnership with London Borough of Southwark to provide business support to traders affected by the redevelopment of the area around Peckham Rye station. The proposed redevelopment, which will open up the front of the historic station and restore its original 1800s surroundings, has been […]

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Summer Forest Fayre at Diverse Gift Shop launches 19th May

A group of 17 Forest Network members, trained and supported by Tree Shepherd, have secured a 10 week installation at Brixton’s independent Diverse Gifts store. DIVERSE GIFTS, 390 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9 8LF The Summer Forest Fayre collection will launch on Thursday 19th May with a wine and nibbles event 5pm – 7pm. All are […]

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Exciting new developments for the Lambeth Forest Network!

The Lambeth Forest Network is the enterprise network created originally in 2013 by Tree Shepherd. Members comprise mainly Lambeth residents who are graduates of the Start Your Own Enterprise programme, however it also includes those who have attended our business clinics, masterclasses and networking events. The network has been rapidly expanding over the past two […]

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Tree Shepherd Completes Back2Business Flagship Programme

Tree Shepherd is proud to have just completed our first business acceleration programme working with people in our network who are already at test-trade level but need an injection of further training to help them accelerate their business to a point where they can make a living from it and potentially employ others. We partnered […]

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