News from Other Organisations

Click on the links for more information about the great things other organisations and people are up to.  Recently added items are in purple.

  • Bishop Steven has written a letter to the Diocese of Oxford.
  • The local Co-operative store in Crowthorne High Street has been supporting HopeZone for the past few weeks.  HopeZone is a drop-in centre for school year 6 and above held at Crowthorne Baptist Church.  So far the current total for the collection at the Co-op, including money from sales of carrier bags that was added at the start, is £628.  The more Co-op members that support HopeZone and shop at Co-op, the more money they'll receive.  If you're not a Co-op member already,  apply to become a member of Co-op, then choose HopeZone as the Local Community Fund via the HopeZone profile page.  Everytime a Co-op member buys a a Co-op branded product or service, 1% of the spend goes to the nominated local cause.
  • The Crowthorne Foodbank operates from Vineyard Church Centre, 25 Wellington Business Park, Duke's Ride, Crowthorne.  The opening times are Monday and Thursday from 12noon to 2pm. In May 35 adults and 36 children were fed and 639 meals were given.  Since opening the Foodbank in December 2012 2705 adults and 2084 children were fed and 43,101 meals were given.  The current shortages are for: tinned meat and vegetables, tinned fruit, custard, rice puddings, shampoo, black bin bags, washing tablets, anti-bacterial spray, men’s & women's deodorant, toothpaste, shower gel, nappies all sizes.
  • Involve is a voluntary service charity in Wokingham and Bracknell.  The June 2017 'Chain' newsletter for Wokingham is full of information, news, events, training and other opportunities as is the E-Bulletin from Bracknell Forest.
  • Home for Good has a programme of events for those who already foster or adopt and for those who may be interested.

  • Please see this notice for a vacancy for the Clerk to the Governors of St Sebastian's CofE Primary School - required from September 2017.

  • Please also see the Wokingham Adult and Community Learning Course Guide September 2016 - July 2017.