Jewson Competition

Just submitted our application to enter the Jewson Building Better Communities competition!  First prize is £50k in building materials & cash.  Will we be the ONE?  

Help is at Hand

A key aspect of our project is that it is a community self-build. So it’s great, even at this early stage to have people involved, sharing skills and time. Thanks to Kevin, who spent an afternoon making a topographic survey, and his friend, who transferred the data into a usable format. Thanks to Heath, who…

Funding Success

We are tremendously excited to announce that the Walcot Foundation has decided to award us £40,000 over two years in recognition that our project will help get young people into work by training them in both “soft” and “hard” skills.  Walcot don’t only give money – they also give on-going support.  Their application process was…

Can YOUR employer help?

When Farah, a member of our church community, knew that we were raising money for such a great project, she spoke to the person in charge of her work’s charitable giving scheme. As a result, she secured £500 from her employer, Land Securities, towards our community hub. Thank you Farah! Many firms have schemes to…

£10,000 raised through Vicar’s Marathon!

An amazing £10,000 (including Gift Aid) has been raised through Richard’s marathon, thanks to generous sponsorship and commitment by all the runners. A number of donations came in the post from people we didn’t know at all.  One of the most amazing was from an elderly lady who had read about our project in the…