Tree Shepherd Newsletter: August 2014

AUGUST 2014 EDITION: We are delighted to announce that Abdi Malin has won £100 from the Forest Network. There are plenty of free opportunities in the borough to enhance your business expertise – we name three that are not to be missed. We are happy to share info on local premises, opportunities, mentoring and upcoming events.
Congratulations go out to Abdi Malin who won the £100 prize by entering his name on this year’s Tree Shepherd survey. We are currently analysing the results of the survey and will post it on the website soon.  Abdi chose 2 x PCs, offered by Manuel Santos and Claude Martin Currie.

In fact IT guys Manuel and Claude have a large selection of up-cycled PCs to sell to the Forest Network.

If you are interested in these, or any other computer services, please get in touch. Manuel 07891 228798 Claude 07957 529908

Upcoming FREE business opportunities for Lambeth start-up businesses include:- ‘Understanding Invitations to Tender’ Wednesday 20th August 1.30pm – 5pm. Email: for details

‘Setting My Intention for the Year Ahead’ Thursday 18th September 9.00am – 12.30pm. Email: for details

‘Brand Amplifier for Women One Day Masterclass’ – available only to Coldharbour & Loughborough residents. Wednesday 27th August 10.00am – 4.00pm. Email for details.

If you want to run a community cafe as a social enterprise, you may be pleased to learn there is an empty premises currently available at Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre. To express interest:Email

Tree Shepherd is regularly updated with news of empty premises in the borough, street market and retail opportunities. Get in touch if you’d like to know more.

If you are interested in hiring a Tree Shepherd office for a business meeting or working space, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We would need at least two days notice. £30 for full day and £15 for half day. Call 020 3697 1540 to arrange.

We are looking forward to the new academic year when we will be reaching further out into different areas of Lambeth with courses and events. If you have any requests for temed networking nights – please let us know. We are delighted with the recent uptake of mentoring, with 7 graduates on the Loughborough course confirming interest. If you know of anybody who would like to be mentored or become an enterprise mentor, please forward their details to

Enrol now for enterprise courses. Email leaving your mobile number and business idea.

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