WORCESTER COMMUNITY TRUST BLOG

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

Round Table support for Community Connectors

We are very appreciative to the Worcester Round Table who have donated £750 to our Community Connectors Groups. The Community Connectors project works closely with members of the public and partners to deliver Coffee Connect drop in sessions to support the socially...

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Santander Team help at The Ronkswood Hub

On Wednesday 21st February a team from Santander Bank came to The Ronkswood Hub in Worcester. They were led by Regional Manager for Mid Wales and Gloucester, Jason Brant and were at the Hub to paint the fencing behind the Children's Play Area. We were also...

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The Walking Football Silver Sunday Cup

In October 2018 we will once again be participating in the National #SilverSunday celebration which runs throughout the UK and we will be holding another Walking Football Tournament for the over 50's following 2017's successful event. Silver Sunday was...

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Toys for Tots 2017

Our Toys for Tots appeal was once again a very successful and rewarding experience. Local Companies and Organisations included; Hereford and Worcester Chamber of Commerce; Ballard Dale Syree and Watson LLP; Mazak; Wickens Engineering; Spin UK; AKW Cares; Sanctuary...

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More Success for our Job Coach

The Big Lottery Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK. It puts people in the lead to improve their lives and communities, often through small local projects.  Building Better Opportunities is a National Lottery and ESF funded project...

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The Theatre and the Seaside comes to Warndon

Singers, musicians, poets and story tellers from the Fold Theatre brought their fourth production to the Warndon Hub in late November. "Beside The Seaside" is a nostalgic look back at The British Seaside holiday and the highly talented performers from the...

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THE TOLLADINE COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION

The Tolladine Collective are a group of Master of Architecture students from UWE Bristol. Recently, they were in the area researching, understanding and exploring innovative ways of creating sustainable communities. They engaged with local individuals and...

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Channel 4 TV Show Four in a Bed at The Horizon Hub

We host all sorts of events across our Community Hubs from meetings and training to Youth Groups and Sewing and from cooking classes to Construction skills. One area which we do host on occasions are TV Production Companies and during the Summer of 2017 Studio Lambert...

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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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