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go to the wall. So they formed a co operative. Six months later more than 100 people have joined and it has raised a staggering 34,000.
Busy Bee, on Wilbraham Road, will re open this Saturday. Eve Holt, from Chorlton, is a member of the co operative. Eve, 30, said: "It was always an exciting place to go when I was a child, crammed full of toys in my memory. It was a magical place and we're hoping to retain that feeling and build on it. There was always something to spend your pocket money on. My two boys will now have the chance to enjoy the same feeling. Eden is three and understands we own a bit of a toy shop. James, 33, said: "One of the massive benefits of a co operative is that we have 100 members with different useful skills, Air Max Black Gray so we've been able to refurbish and re stock the shop. It's all coming together but the hard work begins Nike Air Max 95 Ultra Se Black
A popular toy shop is about to open its doors again after a group of parents and grandparents banded together to run it. Busy Bee Toys in Chorlton shut its doors in January when owner Mary O'Mahoney retired.
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