Lockdown Learning – Children’s Challenge – The Gruffalo

This week, we are linking in with the Summer Reading Challenge – Silly Squad – 20th Anniversary of The Gruffalo In the free cooking and craft bags there is everything you need All the instructions are here: The Gruffalo Challenge We will also be supplying 40 craft and cooking bags to the doorstep depots at…

Free Meals During The Summer Holidays

Working with Morrisons, Allied Bakery, Kellogg’s, Chilled Out Foods Bredbury, Taylor’s Fish & Chip Shop Woodley and local volunteers; we are able to offer up to 60 free hot meals for local children every Thursday. We have been offering free food packages since April and are now in a position to be able to offer…

Supporting Stockport to get online

Reza was referred to the lending library by Damon, a key worker from Great Manchester Working Well Work & Health Programme. We were able to support Reza and his family with a laptop for school work and job searching. Reza said: “I appreciate you giving me a call to see how everything is going. I…

Lockdown Learning – Children’s Challenge – Rainbow Week

This week, we are focusing on colour and our rainbows with a great crayon craft activity and making M&M cookies. All the instructions are here: Rainbow Week Instructions We will also be supplying 40 craft and cooking bags to the doorstep depots at 12noon on Thursday 30th July. The depots are here: StartPoint Coffee Shop…

2019/2020 End of Year Report

As a social enterprise, we aren’t obliged to create an end of year report but we do believe in transparency and celebrating our successes. As such, we create a report to document our achievements over the last 12 months and mark our position at the end of each financial year. Read our new report here:…

What is Doorstep Depot

Doorstop Depot – We know our community has a strength beyond each individual, so at a time of need we have set up two doorstop depots outside the homes of some of our Community Organising Team. On Bank Road in Bredbury & Woodlands Avenue in Woodley, we set up a free food points every Thursday afternoon…

Lockdown Learning

We now have a new Lockdown Learning page to list all the activities we are still running. At no point did we consider closing at a time when our community needs connections more than ever. Our coffee shop doors night be shut right now but we aren’t. Even during lockdown we will be hosting 10…

Same support, different digital – Digiknow during COVID-19

We are currently living in uncertain times. Not since health crises of history books have, we seen such a large and concerted effort towards public hygiene and the fight against contamination. Now more than ever the digital divide is not only affecting social outcomes such as employment and housing, but it is affecting, and severely,…

Our 2020 Focus

We have started 2020 with a brave move. It is difficult for anyone to say goodbye to people, but especially when they are part of a business you have worked really hard to nurture. On 17th January 2020, we will bid goodbye to The Windmill Coffee Shop in the town centre. We made this decision,…