WORCESTER COMMUNITY TRUST BLOG

A look at some of the many things going on across our Hubs

MP’S VISIT THE WARNDON HUB

On Monday 2nd October we welcomed several local organisations to the Warndon Community Hub as Parliamentary Under Secretary  for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch MP made a visit with Robin Walker MP. The purpose of the visit was to meet...

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A day with a Team Leader

A Snapshot from the day in the life of our Team Leader, Leonie Silk. Today is a busy day, supporting Ronksy Youth Club at The Building Block, working with a group of young people on copper pipe work, soldering, measuring and cutting! Ronkswood youthy had a lovely...

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TACKLING LONELINESS IN OLDER PEOPLE

On Monday 4th June we launched our Bringing People Together campaign which will tackle the problem of Loneliness in Older People in Worcester. Our launch was at Worcester Golf and Country Club at Boughton Park in Worcester, where the Club Seniors ran a...

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WARNDON COMMUNITY GARDEN – Fortis Living

Over the past 12 months, staff and volunteers from The Building Block at Warndon have been helping out at The Fortis Living Community Garden in Warndon, Worcester. The garden is a great Community Asset and many people help look after it. Now and again they need a bit...

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MILLER AND CARTER supporting Worcester Community Trust

Rooms in our Community Hubs are ideal for a wide range of uses including Training Courses and Meetings and we are booked by all sorts of different types of Businesses and Organisations both Commercial and Community based. Our latest successful series of bookings was...

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LOVE IS LIKE A BUTTERFLY FOR THE CHILDREN OF OASIS

The children of the Oasis Academy Happy Hearts Nursery at the Warndon Community Hub have been extremely busy recently helping to help bring beautiful butterflies into the World. They started by collecting Caterpillars keeping them safe in their classroom whilst they...

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LACES TIED BOOTS ON FOR THE BIG WALK

With the lead up to The Great Get Together weekend, which runs over the weekend of the 16th-18th June it was great to be contacted by the Eden Project Community Team to ask if we would be interested in getting involved with The Great Big Walk. If you didn't know, The...

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JOB COACH enjoys a successful start

Well, it's been just over three months since I started at Worcester Community Trust as The Job Coach and after a few weeks training it has been go, go, go meeting new clients and looking for people to support. To be honest I have been inundated with clients and...

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CSCS Success at The Building Block

The Building Block is our Building Skills Training Centre and it was opened in Early 2016 to provide a facility for local people to learn new skills to get help get them back into work. The courses include Plumbing, Plastering, Carpentry, Tiling. Recently a new...

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Easter fun at The Warndon Hub

We regularly get together with partners to provide activities throughout the year and Easter 2017 was no exception. On Wednesday 12th April together with Fortis Living, Disability Sport Worcester, Sports Partnership Hereford & Worcester, Freedom Leisure we put a...

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Sharing Skills Ladies answer octopus appeal

In early March 2017 an appeal went out via the Worcester News for donations to the Neonatal Ward at The Worcester Royal Hospital. The request was for knitted Octopuses which have long dangling legs and mimic the Umbilical Cord which premature babies grab onto. Ladies...

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A fond farewell to Ronkswood Community Postmaster

This blog is slightly different from the usual format as we are celebrating the service of one of the most well known members of the Ronkswood Community in Worcester. Anyone living in or working near to the Ronkswood / Newtown area of Worcester is unlikely to have not...

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Building Block given supply boost

The Building Block is our Building Skills Centre attached to the Warndon Community Hub in Shap Drive. It is run by Pete Miller who with his Team, run a broad range of Building Skills Courses from Plumbing to Plastering and Bricklaying to Woodwork skills. They have...

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It’s Brill for the Asha to keep hope alive!

Lottery Funding to support women into volunteering and employment Worcester Community Trust is delighted to have been awarded a grant from Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities programme to support vulnerable and disadvantaged women to gain the skills and confidence they...

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Bags of Love from Warndon

Worcester Community Trust run many different programmes supporting local people. One of those groups is Community Connectors which meet at The Ronkswood, Horizon, Dines Green, Tolladine and Warndon Hubs throughout the week running all year long. This project works...

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Toys for Tots 2016

In 2015 Worcester Community Trust ran its first Toys for Tots Campaign which was extremely successful, so much so that we organised it again for 2016. The scheme is aimed at local companies and their staff to consider buying an extra present at Christmas to be...

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Christmas at WCT

It was a very magical month of Christmas at Worcester Community Trust. The Festive Period got off to a wonderful start with the Ronkswood Christmas Fair. This was an incredible success attended by 100's of people and all sorts of stalls & there wasn't too much you...

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