People in Chepstow are working together to give aspiring artists and creative people a place to grow their ideas and show what they do.
The project uses empty shops as a temporary home for people who want to make use of space to start businesses, hold meetings or exhibit their work.
The project was born from a chat that Principal Training Manager, John McConnachie, had with a local pub landlady.
John has been working differently having taken part in the council intrapreneurship school and has a focus on connecting with his community to work in better ways.
Here he explains how it worked and why he’s doing it:
John has seen a change in culture encouraged by the intrepraneurship school that has allowed him to get the project rolling.