Townsend Community News August 2018, Bournemouth

Last Updated: New - Friday, 17th August 2018


Townsend Community Fridge Project - Volunteers Needed!

We have a new volunteering opportunity in Townsend.

Be part of the Townsend Community Fridge Project. Community Fridges are communal places where surplus food is shared between people in a community, by local businesses and individuals.

We are looking for 'Food/Donation Collectors' to collect food donations from local supermarkets and businesses and deliver back to Townsend Community Centre. For more information see the attached job spec. Note, petrol expenses can be reimbursed.

Making The Most Of Your Produce!

* pickling *storing *cooking *freezing *recipe ideas *chutney making *preserving

This short course will run on the following Tuesdays: 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th September, 7.00pm-9.00pm at Townsend Community Centre, Jewell Road. BH8 0LT.

This course is FREE and open to anyone over 18 years old. The course will be run by Skills and Learning.

Please email to book your place.

Flex2Learn Project

Do you work in care, or would you like to work in care? Want to improve your skills in maths, English, ICT or in Care Work itself. There are four types of training on offer, each taking up 6-9 months.

The four types of training/learning are:-

Classroom based but at different times to fit around shift work or caring responsibilities

A blend of mainly online study, webinars and webchat but with some workshops

100% distance learning

A blend of mainly classroom study but with some online activities and webchat

Visit Skills and Learning for more information.

Townsend Environmental Action Group

Would you like to be part of a small group who does something practical each month?

We take on small areas in Townsend that may need clearing, trimming back, cleaning, litter picking etc. Come and join us.

The next Environmental Action Group is taking place on Thursday 13 September, 11am, meet at Townsend Community Centre. All equipment provided.

Townsend Community Growers

A couple of pictures taken from the Growers last BBQ.

A reminder that anyone is welcome to join the growers project. Why not attend a growers drop-in session, held every Friday 3.30-4.30pm at the Growers site, located behind Birch Drive.

Townsend Community Growers Summer BBQ 2018