WORCESTER COMMUNITY TRUST BLOG

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

Fantastic volunteer effort to provide defibrillators

Our Community Connectors Group runs across four of our Community Centres. One of the volunteers, who originally joined the group for help and support wanted to give something back and do something special to help the centres, so decided on a fundraising...

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One Stop support for the Building Block

The Building Block in Warndon support several different groups by running skills courses and projects. To keep these beneficial projects running we rely on support from businesses who supply funding to purchase equipment or provide materials to help keep...

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TESCO SUPPORT FOR SNACK AND CHAT

Our Snack and Chat Group run by Sharon Amos benefitted from £2000 donated by Tesco as part of their Bags of Help Fund. Suzy Roberts and Jo Jenkins from Tesco, who regularly support our Community Groups presented the cheque to the group at the Tolly Hub. The Tesco Bags...

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Santander support for The Tolly Community Hub

Following up on their previous support for Worcester Community Trust at The Ronkswood Hub back in February we were supported once again by Santander Bank as a selection of Community Champions from their Mid Wales and Gloucester region joined us for the...

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More Success for The Job Coach

We have had further success with our Job Coach Team placing their clients into employment. Our Job Coach Julia working with ITS (Hereford) Ltd who provide construction personnel placed her client Jamie for a short term placement on a new house build site in...

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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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