Community Computer Partnership for Young and Old

June 11th, 2014

U3A logoIn a win-win local community partnership, Carlton & Gedling U3A have combined with students from Carlton-le-Willows Academy to provide computer training for some of the U3A’s retired members who have no computer experience. For their part the students gain credits for the service aspect of their bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

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Core Centre Calverton – new activities

May 21st, 2014

Core centre logoThe CORE Centre is located in Calverton.  The aims of the Centre are to develop local people’s employability, life skills and to enhance the life of the community through training, advice and other services. They have now joined a new partnership with the charity My Sight Nottinghamshire.  My Sight is a leading local sight loss charity organisation that will be holding regular advice surgeries at CORE.  If you, or someone you know, is living with deteriorating eyesight and would like to talk to someone, come along and visit this mobile support service, experts will be on hand to offer practical advice, demonstrations of equipment and emotional support. Meanwhile, for more information, you can contact Sarah Briggs on 0115 9706806 or email  See also: Partner Services at CORE  To find out about the wide range of services at the CORE Centre see:

Nottinghamshire First Shared Information Service

May 21st, 2014

NottsFirst_Logo_long_448x214pxresize2The Nottinghamshire First Partnership consists of  NAVO (Networking Action for Voluntary Organisations), Rushcliffe CVS, Gedling CVS, Voluntary Action Broxtowe, Newark and Sherwood CVS, Ashfield Voluntary Action, Mansfield CVS, Bassetlaw CVS, Enable, Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire, Nottingham Community Foundation, Self Help Nottingham and HLG.  NAVO is the Lead Body.  Regular ebulletins are provided on key topics, see below for further information and to sign up to ebulletins:

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Gedling Volunteer Celebration and Promotion Fair great success

May 14th, 2014

Bonington Theatre sign

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New website to help you improve your community

May 14th, 2014

Just Act logoJust Act

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Meet and Eat in Netherfield

May 14th, 2014

Logo of Shunters CafeShunters Community Kitchen Café in Netherfield has opened it’s doors on a Tuesday & Thursday from 4.00pm to 5.30pm providing a main course meal with tea/coffee or soft drink at a price of just just £2.00 for adults & £1.00 for children.  All meals will be set for the day and may range from Chunky Vegetable Stew with Dumplings to a tasty Cottage Pie.  All meals will be nutritious and tasty.

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World War 1 Commemoration in Gedling borough

May 14th, 2014

poppies-250x257Gedling Borough Council are running a programme of respectful and thought provoking events and activities for all ages throughout Gedling Borough to commemorate the centenary of the First World War from May to October 2014.

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Afternoon Concert at Lambley Church

May 7th, 2014

Singer and microphoneWednesday 28th May 2014 at Lambley Church 2pm—4pm.

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Domestic Violence Courses from Equation

April 23rd, 2014

Equation logoEquation is a leading specialist charity based in Nottinghamshire, working since 1989 to prevent and reduce the significant harm caused by domestic abuse. In 2013-14, Equation has worked with c.9,000 people – professionals, young people, and survivors – to help eradicate domestic abuse.  They run a range of courses including: Read the rest of this entry »

We R Here – Afternoon Tea event

April 2nd, 2014

Picture of We R Here event

Visitors have a rummage in the We R Here vintage clothes collection

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