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The Marsh Community Centre to continue!

by Deborah Hargreaves in Lancaster, England, United Kingdom

The Marsh Community Centre to continue!
We did it
On 3rd December 2020 we successfully raised £162 with 5 supporters in 182 days

We need our community centre to stay open, without secure funding we cannot provide the community with the support and help they need.

by Deborah Hargreaves in Lancaster, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

The Marsh Community Centre would use any extra money to provide activities for the young people, and provide resources for the groups we run so they can continue with this. 

Marsh Community Centre works with people of all ages to create a strong, healthy and vibrant community. We provide group activities and one-to-one support sessions for children as well as anti-social behaviour diversions for young adults. We provide education, training, employment, housing and benefits advice to maximize people's access to justice. We also work with older people in the community to reduce social isolation. We believe in the nurturing power of family and community.



The Marsh Community Centre aims to develop self-confidence and skills of local people in order that they can bring about positive social and environmental change.


Our Aim

That all community members are empowered to make positive choices for themselves and their community.



•           That the centre offers a safe environment for people of all ages

•           To reflect national and local priorities for public health development.

•           To promote training and employment

•           Offer information and advice

•           To empower disadvantaged groups

•           To help with the physical and emotional development of young people.

•           That the community will actively contribute to the development of the Marsh                 Community Centre

•           To work in partnership with other agencies.


Strategic priorities

•           To improve health awareness (e. G. Breakfast clubs, healthy lifestyle education)

•           Bridging the skills gap (e. G. Providing ongoing training for volunteers and courses for community members)

•           Providing support for local women (e. G. Combating domestic violence through women’s group.

•           Providing youth activities (e. G. Music, sports, life skill activities)

•           Early years: providing opportunities for pre-school children and mothers (possible link with Sure Start Children Centre)

•           Combating drug and alcohol related anti –social behaviour

•           Improve the skills of local people


We want to employ a full-time worker, they will work 30.5 hours and provide the Assistant  Manager with a wage. They will oversee all the above and be an absolute necessity to the community.

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