PULP FRICTION SMOOTHIE BAR CIC
Pulp Friction provides meaningful employment to young people with learning disabilities. It runs a pedal-powered smoothie bar, vintage-style Ice Cream Tricycle, a café based within the National Justice Museum, two canteens hosted by Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Services, and an outside catering service; the Pulp Friction Travelling Kitchen. It is one of the only services in the area which offers young people with severe learning difficulties fulfilling work. The Fore funded Pulp Friction to enable it to open a new canteen for the Nottingham Fire & Rescue Service and Nottingham Police. This will more than double the number of people with learning disabilities working with Pulp Friction, and enable it to become an accredited training centre with employability pathways developed through partnerships with local colleges.
Funding programme:Core Programme
Funding round:2019 Spring
Location: East Midlands
Sector: Disability, Economic development and employability, Youth and education