On Wednesday 19th April 2017 from 11am – 3pm there will be a fun day on Conker Island. There will be loads of activities such as arts and crafts, puppet and bracelet making, hook a duck, coconut shy, hoola hoop and loads more! So bring the family and have lots of fun! For more information please contact Becky Coley on 0121 236 2917. […]
Are you looking for support for your Community Organisation? Are you part of a Community Group that could benefit from a little informal one to one, face to face support? Have you, or someone you know, an idea to develop your community and not sure where to begin? Do you have questions about legal structures, money or equipment? Come along […]
New Heights St. John’s Centre and the Community Café will be closed during the Easter Holidays. St. John’s Centre will still be open to all regular groups and their users. Here is a list of the dates St. John’s Centre and the Community Cafe will be closed: St. John’s Centre Thursday 13th April 2017 Friday 14th April 2017 […]
We are holding a launch day on Wednesday the 26th April at 10:00am. The Event will take place at our Community Cafe This is to highlight apprenticeship for young people aged between 18 and 24, the event will be done through Gordon Franks. This is a great option for school leavers needing to find a new route to get there lives back on […]
Thank you to Phoenix Training who have been able to provide some of our volunteers with Emergency First Aid at Work training and Food Safety Training this month. Phoenix Training is able to access funding which meant this training was at no cost to us. Thank you to the volunteers who gave up their Friday’s to come to this training.
Free friendship calls for the over 55’s Not having someone to talk to regularly can be lonely and isolating, particularly if you’re used to sharing your home and time with others. A friendly, weekly, 30 minute chat on the phone can make all the difference. If you – or someone you know would like to receive telephone befriending from one […]
New Heights would like to thank Janet for re-upholstering some of our old chairs. Janet Gray who has set up a Social enterprise called ‘Feed my Creative’. This enterprise is aimed to bring out creative talents in young people and adults and is one that shows people how to recycle clothing and furniture therefore reducing waste. Janet, kindly spent two mornings making […]
Just a quick reminder that Crackers Playgroup will not be operating this week. Crackers will return back at St. John’s Centre as usual on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thank You.
We require an enthusiastic Finance Officer to work closely with the Project Manager, Trustees and other stakeholders to facilitate the management of the day to day Charity Finances. Taking full responsibility for the finance function using the Finance Coordinator accounting package, raising orders and invoices, balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of budgets and rolling forecasts. Therefore experience of setting up finance […]
We are currently developing a befriending service for residents of Kingstanding aged 55 years and over, in particular people who are housebound and with limited access to services. Initially, this will be a telephone befriending service although we hope to develop home visiting as the project grows. We know that befriending makes a real difference to people who for a […]
NEW HEIGHTS CHRISTMAS DAY MEAL 2016 On Christmas Day 2016 forty six Kingstanding residents came together to celebrate Christmas by sharing a Christmas meal. We had a group of willing volunteers who prepared the food on Christmas Eve and cooked and served the food on Christmas Day. The Sisters provided lovely table decorations and made sure everyone felt comfortable. Father […]
Our Silver Surfers group has returned to St John’s on Tuesday mornings from 10am – 12pm. If you would like to meet other people whilst learning more about using computers, tablets and smartphones please come along.
Our Knit and Chat group returns to the Community Café and will run every Tuesday from 12pm – 2pm. If you enjoy knitting or would like to learn to knit please come and join the group. There is charge of £1:50 to cover the cost of a drink and slice of cake.
Jack Dromey MP Advice Surgery Information will be back at New Heights Community Café on Saturday 21st January 2017. The service will continue each month on the following dates listed below: Advice desks are an opportunity for you to raise any issues you have with Jack or one of the team. Some of the things they can offer advice on are: – Housing complaints – Benefit […]
Are you looking for a new challenge this year? Have you got a few hours to spare each week? Please support us by giving us your time as a volunteer. Volunteers are vital to the success of our project and we are heavily dependent upon their hard work and dedication in continuing to deliver quality services. Volunteering offers the chance […]
New Heights Warren Farm Community Project open and closing dates are as followed: St. John’s Centre Closed Friday 23rd December 2016 Open Wednesday 28th December 2016 Closed Monday 2nd January 2017 Open Tuesday 3rd January 2017 St. John’s Centre will be open as usual to all the regular users of the centre. Christmas Events […]
One of our partners Kingstanding Food Community will be holding a World Food Café event and Christmas Celebration on Saturday 17th December 2016 12pm – 2:30pm at Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre. There will be live music, delicious food and drinks and much more! The Event will be funded by Kingstanding Regeneration Trust and in association with the YMCA and Kingstanding Well-Being Service. For […]
New Heights Warren Farm Community Project has grown out of Christ the King parish’s concern for the community and its wish to reach out and help where needed. The Charity operates from two sites: St Johns Community Centre, 124 Warren Farm Road and also Community Café based at 108 Warren Farm Road Kingstanding. (Currently closed for refurbishment – Re-opening on […]
We are pleased to announce that Art Cleaning are supporting New Heights and the Kingstanding Community. As a local company based in Great Barr, they wanted to make a real difference to us as a local organisation and felt the aims and objectives of New Heights, coupled with the passion of the people, was a great match. To that […]