Entries by Andrew Presland

East Northants Community Leaders’ Lunch – Wednesday 1st May

The next East Northants Community Leaders’ Lunch will be taking place on Wednesday 1st May 2019: 11.30am for 12 noon, at the Frontier Centre, off Addington Road, Irthlingborough, NN9 5UF. The meeting room is on the first floor of the main reception building. The lunch will follow three short talks: Helen Cameron, Chair of the […]

Two-hour money management course – Rushden, Tuesday 7th May

East Northants Community Services is holding a two-hour money management course at Rushden Full Gospel Church from 10am to 12 noon on Tuesday 7th May. It’s open to anyone who would find it helpful. Donations welcome. Please contact Jo Burns (jo.burns@encs.org.uk) to book a place of find out more.

Wellingborough Street Pastors recruiting now

Street pastors are trained volunteers from local churches and we care about our community. We are usually on patrol from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on a Saturday night to care for, listen to and help people who are out on the streets. Find out more…

East Northants Community Services – Feb 2019 update

The February 2019 update from East Northants Community Services (ENCS) is now available from ENCS February 2019 update It includes a summary of key ENCS outcomes from 2018, details of the recent ROC (Redeeming Our Communities) Raunds/Rushden meeting at Raunds, and a summary of night shelters and food banks in and near East Northamptonshire.

Rushden Sleep-out 2019

Where will you be sleeping on Friday 25 January 2019? According to the latest figures (collected in the autumn of 2017 and published in January 2018), 4,751 people were sleeping rough in England. The figure has been rising for the past 7 years. The East Midlands region saw an increase of 23% in rough sleeping […]

Celebrate Recovery – in Rushden

Celebrate Recovery: running in Rushden on Wednesday evenings 7pm for 7:30pm start: accepting God’s grace to solve life’s problems Celebrate Recovery offers anyone the opportunity of a fresh start, new hope, ongoing support and encouragement to both men and women who have struggles with ‘hurts, hang-ups, and habits’. The organizers (Rushden Full Gospel Church) seek […]

Community RePaint Scheme

Did you know that an estimated 50 million litres of the 320 million litres of paint sold in the UK each year go to waste? This paint is either thrown away or stored in homes or garages despite over 50% of it still being usable. We are really happy to be part of the Community […]