A community share offer has attracted nearly £150,000 of investment just weeks after its launch.
The scheme is being run by ART Business Loans and has already attracted investment from a number of senior figures from the region's business community, acting in a personal capacity.
Nick Venning, chair of ART Business Loans, said: "This is an opportunity to make a social investment and make a financial return.
"These shares qualify for Community Investment Tax Relief (CITR) and HMRC will grant investors 5% per annum net of tax.... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...