Support Network receives Community Fund Grant

It is great news that we have received almost £7000 funding to continue supporting the community who are being affected by Covid-19 .

The project was initially awarded £1000 from Nottinghamshire County Council Community Fund to get the ball rolling and its continued success has gained recognition from Lottery Community Fund.

The team are doing a great job […]

New Memory Cafe

Due to a shortfall in dementia services in Mansfield Woodhouse, The Trust decided to open a memory cafe for people living with dementia.

The group meet on the third Friday of every month and it is situated at the Focus Point community centre on Vale Road, which is also managed by the Peaceful (Uhuru) Trust.

It has […]

Chanda School Update

There has been a vast amount of progress made at Chanda since our last update in November. The finish line is so close we can almost touch it now.

The building team has worked hard to get everything ready sending us updates at every stage, as the pictures show the village now has a more than […]

New Partnership at Focus Point Mansfield Woodhouse

We are very proud to announce that we are working in partnership with The Northfield Neighbourhood Management Team (NNMT) to manage a local community centre.

The centre is on Vale Rd in Mansfield Woodhouse, although the centre is open and functional it is under utilised and we believe with more time and investment it be can […]

Winter Wellbeing Events

Over the last year working with Notts County Councillors and Mansfield District Council we have successfully delivered two Winter Wellbeing events. We decided after the success of the winter warmer to enhance the event by providing health & wellbeing advice and some light entertainment for the elderly who were attending.

The main aim of these events […]

Building Our First School!!

Last years trip to Zambia left us plenty to talk about. There are just so many ways and areas that require help, we had endless requests and lots of ideas but unfortunately, our funding pot is not endless and we needed to narrow down our options.

After much debate we decided that our help would best […]

Zambia Trip 2016

On May 7th Christine (Mansfield shop manager) and I set out on our very first visit to Zambia. We arrived in Lusaka early Sunday evening. Our first night was spent in the capital with our Zambian Trustee Gulam, there we received our itinerary and had dinner with the family. After travelling for 48 hours and […]

Parachute Jump

Its not everyday that someone volunteers to jump out of a plane. Fortunately, we have two lovely guys who are going to do just that. Mohammed Patel and Robin Edwards have decided that climbing Snowdon last year was not a big enough thrill, both wanted to raise more funds and continue their support for the […]

Spring Ball 2016

On Friday 22nd April over 230 people joined us at Cowlick Hall for what was our first charity ball. The event was sponsored by Savanna Rags Int Ltd and as well as ourselves the other charity which we were raising funds for was APTCOO another Mansfield based charity.

The evening had a circus theme and guests were […]

Winter Warmer 2016 A massive Success

On January 12th The Trust along with Notts County & Mansfield District Councils organised this years winter warmer event.

We produced 350 winter parcels filled with some winter woolies and a few essential food items for the over 65’s of Mansfield Woodhouse. 135 parcels have been distributed to the most vulnerable sheltered housing residents. 65 parcels […]