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Co-Chomunn Nis

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Co-Chomunn Nis

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  • Ness Cooperative

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Co-Chomunn Nis was established in the Ness areas of the Isle of Lewis in the 1970s as a community co-operative. As well as running a shop, and for a time a mobile van shop, it also operated a series of poly tunnels.
As the Co-Chomunn was a community co-operative its membership was drawn from the community who all held shares in the company.
The company was wound up in the 1980s.


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