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Published on Monday 31st October 2011 at 00:35

Come along to our annual Christmas Fayre. A variety of stalls including Face Painting, Raffles and Tombolas, Games, Refreshments, Cake Stall, Toys, and many others. Santa\'s Grotto sponsored by Foot Fusion Dance Group - bring the children along to meet Santa. Look out for our special Fire Engine which will be taking Santa around the streets before the event starts. All proceeds to go towards the Childrens Christmas Party in December and the Kitchen Installation Fund. Hope to see you there.


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 14:20

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...



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