Category: News

Three would be Heroes on their travels…

We are taking three ‘want to be heroes’ on the 6:16 train to Newcastle! They caused a bit of laughter on arriving on the platform, a lovely railway employee stopped and had a chat with us too! Watch out over next few days as…

Coalville Guides complete Agnes Baden Powell as part of the new exhibition.. 50 Fantastic Females

So who wants to get involved in creating an army of inspirational women?? There are 50 cut-outs available for groups, schools and businesses to select and design their own woman as part of a new exhibition in Coalville planned for September 2018. There is…

Celebrating with one of our friends….

We are really pleased for Central England CO-OP for gaining their 5 star CSR rating. Why are we pleased? Well we are one of the partner organisations that has benefitted from their amazing support and can do approach to supporting their community! We have…

Have you heard about the Newcastle Local Heroes Exhibition?

If you have seen one of our flyers, met us in the street or just like being involved in something creative and community based … we are happy to call you a friend! Our friends are invited to fill in a little form to…

Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!

See what the BBC said about our exhibition… they also sent a film crew who did a live broadcast at lunchtime followed by a longer broadcast in the early evening East Midlands Today programme. Coalville’s wooden WW1 soldiers depict ‘Famous Fifty’ The wooden soldiers…

Making friends in the right places…

Julia and Deana are at this exciting Convention in Manchester! After an interesting start to the days activities, and some nice pastries, they were soon taking part in the workshops The workshops attended included Community Health and Wellbeing Start Up Funding Kindred Spirits Storytelling…

East Midlands Heritage Awards 2017

We were really excited to share with you the fact that we were nominated for two prestigious awards….  the Innovation Category for our super duper pen racer and local hero map, a fun and interactive way to download lots of heritage facts whilst racing…

We had a Thinking Day…

What’s a Thinking Day, you may be thinking. It goes a little like this choose the goal check how likely you are to achieving it explore all the possible ways you could get to your goal consider who else might be able to help…

Mock Interviews -exciting times!

It was a real pleasure to meet the pupils of King Edward VII College in Coalville on 1 March 2017. Deana and Julia, took part in the ‘mock interview’ day, they saw just how much talent and passion there is in young people, some with clear cut…

EXHIBITION : George Smith of Coalville – the Children’s Friend

Hope you can make it to the market in Coalville on Friday or Saturday  (Feb 17th / 18th) to visit the first contemporary art exhibition it has ever hosted! Newbridge pupils have been working very hard to create an interpretation of the life and…