Tickets are now on sale for our popular annual Barn Dance. You’ll get a full evening of dancing with Ceilidh Music by Brampton Community Band along with a chip butty for just £7 (Unwaged £5, Under 16s £3).
We recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment: Call Paul for details: 07753 605272 or email email@example.com. You can also bring your own drinks!
Thank you to everybody that came to our Open Brunch on Saturday Sept 9th. It was great to see so many new faces to find out what we do and what you can get involved with at Loundsley Green Community Centre! If you do need to contact us again, our contact details are in the top right0hand corner of our website (Click “About Us”) or instead click here!
Thank you to everybody who attended our Christmas Market on Saturday 3rd December! The entertainment was great and an enjoyable afternoon was had by all. More details coming soon with regards to the fundraising totals!
Back by popular demand, our Barn Dance returns to Loundsley Green Community Centre on Saturday April 23rd at 7:30pm. With music by Brampton Community Band, you can bring your own drinks and a chip butty during the interval is included. Tickets just £7 (Unwaged £5, Under 16s £3).
To book contact Paul on 07753 605272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come along to our Cookery Development Group where we have the following sessions on offer:
23 February – Génoise sponge
15 March – Soups
12 April – Bread
17 May – Madeira Cake
14 June – “Baked Alaska”
Sessions are just £2 each (subsided by funding) and are 10am-12pm. For more info or to book your place (booking essential!), please get in touch with Sandra Fraser by either:
We have been awarded funding from People’s Health Trust using money raised by HealthCalm through The Health Lottery’
Please note that we have a new phone number: we can now be contacted on 074 22 57 58 55. Please accept our apologies if you have previously had difficulty getting hold of us on the former number.
After a bit of a lull the Loundsley Green Youth Club is up and running again every Friday from 6pm to 8pm. It’s run by Kerry and Chris, is open to anyone aged 13 – 19 years, and has loads of great stuff to do. Please let as many people as you can know about it!
Our Equipped to Succeed programme won the Most Innovative Project award. Well done to the team: Monica, Gill, Dave and Lisa and to creator Beverley. The project has been workshops helping people to move their lives forward with fantastic results. The photo shows the team with their award.
We were also a runner up in the “Organisation of the Year” award, which was actually won by Hope Springs (congratulations to them). The other photo shows some of our volunteers at last night’s award ceremony. Well done to all of our fantastic volunteers!
Practical skills for around the house
Learn and share useful skills
Are there jobs around the house that you want to learn how to do? Would you like to know how to:
• Make household items?
• Put up shelves?
• Build things for the garden?
• Do simple brickwork?
• Repair leaking taps and pipes?
• Do simple electrical work?
Or do you have skills that you would like to share with others?
Our learn and share workshops could be for you.
Every week experienced joiners, plumbers, bricklayers and others will share their skills with you. Over coming weeks you will be able to suggest topics for future sessions.
All ages welcome: men, women, boys and girls
Tuesday afternoons : 3.45pm to 5.45pm
Start date : Tuesday October 27th, 2015
£1 per session – includes tea / coffee
For more information contact:
• Charlie : 01246 559463 or email@example.com
• Paul : 07753 605272 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Loundsley Green Fun Day in June people were asked what their top tip was to try to avoid food waste and this is what they said:
- Cook less
- Plan your meals
- Use the freezer as much as possible
- Freeze Bananas in their skins – instant Banana Ice Cream!
- Mash all vegetables and meat left over from Sunday Lunch then fry in butter. Serve with brown sauce
- Make soup out of the stalks of Broccoli and Cauliflower
- Keep Cling Wrap in the fridge as it makes it much easier to find the edge
- Use a shopping list and do not buy food that you do not need; that way you will not waste it
- Store fruit in the fridge except for Bananas and Pineapples
- Grate a big block of cheese then freeze it.
- Store half a pepper in the fridge with the stalk and seeds still in
- Store potatoes out of plastic bags, ideally in a cool dark dry place
- Freeze meat before it reaches its Use By date if you know you will not use it up in time
- Put old carrots or soft celery into a glass of water in the fridge to revive them
What can you do today to create less Food Waste?
Did you know?
- The top three foods that Britons throw away are Bread, Potatoes, and Milk
- 1.4 million Bananas are thrown away each day
- 1.5 million Sausages are thrown away each day
Would you make a meal for 6 then throw it in the bin? Well the average household throws away the equivalent of six meals a week! This costs the average family almost £60 per month!