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Join Bramley Baths to celebrate importance of community business

15 May 2019

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Historic Bramley Baths is opening its doors this weekend to help celebrate the role of community businesses across the country.

Grade II listed Bramley Baths is just one of 7,800 community-led businesses across England.

People across the country are being encouraged to visit a community business near them and find out what they do as part of Community Business Weekend, which runs from Thursday 16th May to Sunday 19th May.

The independent Baths, on Broad Lane, is running its own Community Business Weekend event on Sunday, May 19 between 12pm-2pm.

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Bramley Baths CEO Sue Stones

People can join CEO Sue Stones for a chat over free coffee, tea and cake. It’s an opportunity to speak to Sue about absolutely anything connected to the Baths – as well as its future plans.

Ms Stones said:

“Community Business Weekend is a great opportunity for people to discover why community business matters. Bramley Baths provides swimming lessons for around 1,000 children each week and is community-led by our inspirational board. We’d love people to come meet us for an informal chat over a cuppa and cake.”

The Baths, which dates back to 1904, will also be running short tours around its building, providing an opportunity to learn a little about its rich history. The tours are free between 12-2pm, but book in advance by calling 0113 256 0949 or book online.

Community Business Weekend encourages people to visit a community business near them to find out why community business matters. It celebrates communities who are using business to transform where they live.

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