A belated welcome to 2023 and an update and bulletin on our activities and local events. Our first meeting of the year took place on Thursday January 12th – following our regular patter this was a hybrid meeting using Zoom for online attendees and with an in person gathering at the Phoenix Community Centre. The … Continue reading Happy new year and all that….
A big thanks to all who sponsored our running challenges and helped fellow councillor David Gibson and I raise over £2,300 for the Hanover and Elm Grove Communities Forum Covid-19 Hardship Fund. David Gibson ran twice as far as me in total – 10km for 10 days. But I managed to complete 7 runs of … Continue reading Fund total doubles to over £4k thanks to the generosity of running challenge sponsors
On Easter Sunday, the Hanover Terrace Community Support Group gathered (at a suitable distance from each other!) outside the house of Connie, a very special isolating resident. We were there to sing Happy Birthday and help celebrate a 90th birthday. Connie has lived in her current house for an incredible 80 years and was born … Continue reading Hanover Terrace celebrates as longest-standing resident turns 90
Continuing with our now regular weekly check-in we will be holding a Communities Forum Zoom on Thursday from 6.30 – 8pm. This week we will be happy to welcome PCSO Marlena Duleba from our local policing team with their latest updates. Another topic for discussion will be the garden growing. There is huge local interest … Continue reading Thursday Zoom Time!
Easter weekend marks the arrival of spring and is usually a time to come together with family and friends. The Christians amongst us celebrate the end of Lent and the resurrection of Jesus. This year, unfortunately, the way we are celebrating is different, as we must continue to do all we can to stop Covid-19 … Continue reading An Easter message
Working with our ward Councillors, the council Community Engagement Team and the Trust for Developing Communities, we have compiled a community newsletter for residents which includes local links and phone numbers – particularly for those without internet access. The priority for delivery will be to get a copy to each household in council or social … Continue reading Community Newsletter – Issue 1