Behind the Business: Meet Garry and Joanna from Welton Paper shop

Date published: 05 December 2020
Joanna and Gary Welton Paper Shop

Garry and Joanna are the owners of Welton Paper shop; a local village shop which offers a wide range of products including newspapers and magazines, drinks, traditional sweets and much more!

The shop, which is based in Welton, near Lincoln, also offers a delivery round for milk, bread and locally sourced fresh eggs, as well as fresh fruit and veg from Spalding, with the owners describing the shop as a “traditional style local village shop.”

The owner’s duties include managing a local newsagent, buying and ordering stock, managing and preparing paper rounds and deliveries, updating stock, helping customers, maintaining the feel of a local village shop, and maintaining a social media presence.

The pair said: “We love meeting and chatting with our wonderful, supportive customers and bringing new ideas to the shop.”

In their spare time, Garry enjoys a game of Golf and managing the local u15s football team, socialising with friends and family, watching the F1 and supporting his team, Leeds United!

Joanna enjoys Pilates and Yoga, walking and taking part in family bike rides, as well as eating out with friends, and watching her children enjoy their activities. She is also the Chairperson of the local school friends committee!

For more information on the store – please visit their Facebook page.

This business is listed on West Lindsey District Council’s Think Local directory, which aims to encourage the residents of West Lindsey to support their local independent businesses.

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