“There’s been real progress in recent years with issues such as domestic violence and mental health. For many people these are still taboo subjects, but people are increasingly comfortable coming to us to talk about the problems and challenges they’re facing. It’s all about trust, and we work very hard to maintain this with the local and wider community.”
The saying “absence makes the heart grow fonder” couldn’t be more true than in the case of Stella Toddington who is the first tenant to move back to Wornington Green.
Step inside the Venture Centre on Wornington Road and the first thing that strikes you is just how much it is a hive of activity.
“It’s easier to travel further and faster on an e-bike – who can argue with that?” says James FitzGerald, and it’s hard to disagree with him. Since founding Justebikes in Suffolk six years ago, a business specialising in the sale of high quality Dutch electrically-assisted bikes, James has seen interest in this 21st Century form of personal transport soar and has recently opened the first of three central London stores at 318 Portobello Road.
The Ardmore Apprentices
Since September, five apprentices have been working for Ardmore on the Wornington Green site as part of a joint initiative between the contractor and Catalyst Gateway. Let’s meet the apprentices and find out a bit more about what the scheme means to them.
United Living have progressed well with internal finishes, work to the roof and communal areas on Bond Mansions.Read More...
Next Two Weeks
- ‘Men’s Shed’ initiative
We’re working with Meanwhile Community Gardens and Golborne Community Champions to develop a pilot ‘Men’s Shed’ projectRead More...
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