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Loan fund helps coffee shop and deli firm to expand

By Staff Reporter

Published 23/06/2015

Linen Hill Kitchen and Deli owners John and Fiona Robinson were joined by head chef and partner Shaun Hanna, and Ulster Community Investment chief Harry McDaid, as they opened on Newcastle’s Main Street
Linen Hill Kitchen and Deli owners John and Fiona Robinson were joined by head chef and partner Shaun Hanna, and Ulster Community Investment chief Harry McDaid, as they opened on Newcastle’s Main Street

A coffee shop and deli is creating 10 new jobs in Newcastle after received a £15,000 loan from a fund for small businesses.

John and Fiona Robinson, along with chef and business partner Shaun Hanna, opened Linen Hill Kitchen and Deli at the Outlet Village in Banbridge in 2013.

The restaurant currently employs 30 people.

Now a loan from the Northern Ireland Small Business Loan Fund has enabled them to bring the business the Co Down seaside resort.

The loan fund is managed by Ulster Community Investment plc (UCI) on behalf of Invest NI. UCI is part of social finance organisation Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT).

The new Linen Hill Kitchen and Deli is on Main Street in Newcastle.

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