A Strong Voice for Croydon Central - Gavin Barwell MP
Home
News
Help me
Campaigns
About Me
Expenses
Contact me

The Timebridge Centre needs your votes!
14/11/2014 09:58:00

 
 

The Timebridge Community Centre‘s Oaks and Acorns project has been shortlisted for the People’s Millions 2014 awards.

The People’s Millions is run by the Big Lottery Fund in partnership with ITV. The competition gives the public a chance to vote for the community projects they want to receive good cause funding. Oaks and Acorns could be one of 76 projects to receive up to £50,000 to inspire, involve and improve their local community, which would be great news for residents in Fieldway.

The aim of Oaks and Acorns is to get the older generation to mix and work with young people. An allotment will be set up to teach people how to grow fruit and vegetables and how to cook so they can come together and share the meal. Young people will be taught how to run a household budget, decorate a room, change a plug and deal with a blocked sink. The over 55s will be taught about exercise, nutrition, Skype and how to use the internet for shopping.

On Monday 24 November, Timebridge will go head-to-head with another charity to make a bid for viewers' support and win one of three regional awards. On Thursday 27 November, a bonus award will be announced for the runner-up with the most phone votes across the week.

Over the next few weeks the six finalists in each ITV region will be generating as much public support for their project as they can. Each project has an area on the People’s Millions website where they can share information about their projects and post photos, videos and other material that might encourage people to vote for them. I’ve just cast my vote by visiting www.peoplesmillions.org.uk and I hope you’ll do the same and spread the word among your friends and neighbours.

Comment on this blog

 

 

 More Blog Posts
23/03/2017
Reflections on yesterday's attack
  Read Story
15/03/2017
IVF services in Croydon
  Read Story
02/03/2017
Government backs upgrade of London to Brighton railway and refuses to fund BML2 concept that would be bad news for Addiscombe in particular
  Read Story
27/02/2017
Spot the difference
  Read Story
21/02/2017
Second interim report on Croydon tram crash
  Read Story
07/02/2017
Fixing our broken housing market.
  Read Story
02/02/2017
Government provides £14m for refurbishment of Fairfield Halls and redevelopment of College Green.
  Read Story
02/02/2017
Southern Rail latest update
  Read Story
31/01/2017
How I will vote on the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill
  Read Story
30/01/2017
Reaction to Donald Trump's Executive Order on entry to the US
  Read Story

Full list of blog posts here

     
Gavin Barwell, House of Commons, SW1A 1AA, Tel  020 8660 0491      © Gavin Barwell  2017       Promoted by Ian Parker on behalf of Gavin Barwell, both at 36 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LG