Share Offer

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Share Offer

As you probably know the only pub in Ashton Hayes has been empty now for 5 years & is falling in to a sad state of disrepair, it is currently on the market & we want to bring it back to its former glory as an essential rural community asset! In order to achieve this ambitious but achievable goal we need your help. We have created a not for profit business (CBS) set up to buy the Golden Lion & reopen it as a village pub & hub. Part of the financing plan is a Community Share Offer. We are […]

FAQ

[expand title=”Why should I buy community shares?“]AHCHL needs your investment to help purchase the Golden Lion. Sufficient investment is required from the community to enable the Golden Lion to be re-established as a sustainable business.[/expand] [expand title=”Who will benefit from this project?“]The residents and friends of Ashton Hayes and surrounding areas will benefit directly from having this vital amenity, which will provide a range of facilities to support the village’s ambitions. The Golden Lion will play a part in making Ashton Hayes a stronger, more vibrant and cohesive community in which to live.  In addition it is expected that the […]

Business Plan

Below is the final version of the Business Plan. The best way to view this document is to download a copy here. The document will download in pdf format, if you don’t already have Adobe Reader you can download it from the link in the header.   The Golden Lion Pub is intended to be purchased by the Ashton Hayes Community Hub Ltd. (AHCHL) a Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registration number (7662) Executive Summary Background The Golden Lion, Ashton Hayes has been a long standing and […]

Prospectus

Below is the final version of the Prospectus. The best way to view this document is to download a copy here. To download an application form click here. The documents will download in pdf format, if you don’t already have Adobe Reader you can download it from the link in the header. The Community Shares Standard Mark is awarded by the Community Shares Unit to ‘offers’ that meet national standards of good practice. For more information about community shares, the Community Shares Standard Mark and the Community Shares Unit go to: communityshares.org.uk Share Offer Summary You are invited to invest […]

Model Rules

Below is the final version of the Model Rules. The best way to view this document is to download a copy here. The document will download in pdf format, if you don’t already have Adobe Reader you can download it from the link in the header. These rules are based on the Plunkett Foundation Model Rules Version 3 Clause Contents 1 INTRODUCING THE SOCIETY AND THE RULES 2 GOVERNANCE 3 MEMBERS 4 MEMBERS’ MEETINGS 5 MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 6 REPORTING 7 CHANGE 8 SHARE CAPITAL 9 ADMINISTRATIVE 10 START-UP PROVISIONS 11 TRANSITION PROVISIONS 12 SIGNATURES APPENDIX   1        Introducing the Society […]