Craft shop that supports those with learning disabilities to open in Whittlesey

82 Crafts and Creations will open in Whittlesey next week.

82 Crafts and Creations will open in Whittlesey next week. - Credit: Archant

A group of people with learning disabilities are combining their love of crafting with their ambition to gain employment skills by opening a new craft shop in Whittlesey.

82 Crafts and Creations, on Eastgate Mews, will open its doors on Friday December 9 and will offer an array of Christmas craft products.

The shop is being supported by Thera East Angla, a non-profit organisation which supports local people with learning disabilities.

Thera has also set up agreements with local crafters to showcase and sell their works.

Any profit made will be re-invested into the business to provide more opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

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The grand opening takes place at 9.30am.

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