Entries by Andrew Presland

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

East Northants Community services have organise sleep out on Friday 25th January 2019 from 7pm to 6am Saturday and looking for community members to take part. You will be helping to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in East Northants area, to raise vital funds towards the running costs.

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 […]

Recovery House Success Stories

We think it’s great when we’re able to share a success story and Dean is most definitely one of them. Dean first came to Recovery House in October 2016, however by his own admission he did not fully undertake the task set to him and he found himself back with us in October 2017. After […]

Job vacancy – Recovery House, Rushden

The vacancy is 25 hours weekly to be part of the existing support team at our residential Rehab house in Rushden. Knowledge and understanding of addiction plus experience of the 12-step programme are essential. For more details and application form contact Operations Manager East Northants Community Services info@encs.org.uk or 01933 733001 (office hours). Closing date […]