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Published on Saturday 8th October 2011 at 12:44

Well here we are at the end of a very long, but satisfying day. The shop was opened a little after 2.00pm by film director, Dominic Burns. A small crowd of people gathered for the opening and the local paper, the Derby Telegraph came along to record the event. Mu Ludlow provided party rolls, and tea and coffee was offered to all our customers. A big thank you to Mu, Fay, Joanne, Melissa, Nathan, Keighley, Jay and Lesley, Reenie we could not have done it without your help.


Published on Tuesday 27th September 2011 at 13:26

Our new Charity and Tea Room shop opens up on Saturday 8th October 2011 at 2pm. The shop will be at 5 Uttoxeter Old Road, the site of the old Infusion Sandwich Bar. It is a beautiful old building which has been redecorated for our use. We have a special guest to open the shop, Dominic Burns, the director of the new Jean Claude Van Dam movie being shot around Derby and Derbyshire. We hope to see as many new faces at the opening as possible, come along to support us in our new venture.


Published on Sunday 26th June 2011 at 14:39

Coming Soon - our second Charity Shop will be opening in a couple of months time. To be located on Uttoxeter Old Road, in the shop that was Infusion Cafe. We have been overwhelmed with donations for the Nearly New Zealand shop on Campion Street,(which will still be open) and have got the opportunity to have this new shop when it is refurbished. We are very much looking forward to this event, it is a lovely shop and we hope people will support us in this new venture. We will be looking for volunteers to work in the shop. If you are interested please contact us on 01332 290458, leav...


Published on Sunday 26th June 2011 at 14:20

Thanks to everyone who supported us by attending our annual Gala Day which took place on Cheviot Street Open Space. Well the weather was not brilliant but we still had crowds of people come down and take a look, many lined the road to watch the parade. Some of the groups didn\'t make it to the Parade due to the rain, but our \'special\' royal family showed the stiff upper lip and sailed through it all, including \'her Majesty\' who looked stunning in her lemon ensemble. Calidoscopia provided the carnival music, and created a wonderful atmosphere. Followed by St Barnabas Rainb...


Published on Thursday 26th May 2011 at 15:34

Our second annual Gala Day is just around the corner. Last years event was a great success and hundreds of local people joined us on Cheviot Street Rec to enjoy a fun day. We will be having a parade again, starting at the Lonny Wilsoncroft Community Centre, travelling down Stanley Street, Morley Street, onto Hawke Street, and into the Park on Cheviot Street. This year the parade will be bigger than last, Calidoscopia Brazilian Drummers will lead the parade, John Morgan has loaned his lorry for the New Zealand Float, we have chosen the Royal Wedding as our theme, and we h...


Boiler/Roof fund

We are currently Raising Money to install a new boiler and roof to the Lonny Wilsoncroft Community Centre


We've collected £ 40,000.00 out of £ 40,000.00
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