Funding from Social Enterprise Support Fund, distributed by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, has helped us to keep our shop running, keep our customers and volunteers safe, providing volunteer opportunities anda place where you can find a friendly face to talk to.Thanks to National Lottery players for making this possible. The Social Enterprise Support Fund provides essential financial support to help social enterprises during COVID-19. It will help social enterprises to meet additional demands, change the way they work, make their spaces COVID-secure, and manage liquidity during the next six months. The Social Enterprise Support Fund was established in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and five social enterprise support agencies: Big Issue Invest, The Key Fund, Resonance, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and UnLtd with support from CAF Venturesome, the Young Foundation and Ashoka. Thanks to National Lottery players, £18.7 million of National Lottery funding has been committed to the fund to be used to provide grants to social enterprise organisations that are best placed to support local, vulnerable communities in response to the COVID-19 crisis
On Friday 21 June 2019 at 11am our new REWIND shop will be officially opened by Noddy Holder. Noddy will be cutting the ribbon on our new vinyl records, vinatge furniture and cafe. The rest of the day there will be opportunity to join in with our celebrations of winning the Queens Award for Voluntary Service and opening our new shop. Come and join us!
Wearing a face covering lowers the risk of spreading Covid-19 to others through speaking and coughing, new research suggests. Speaking and coughing without face protection exposes people nearby to droplets carrying the virus that could otherwise be stopped by wearing a mask, according to the study. Researchers found someone standing two metres from a coughing person with no mask is exposed to 10,000 times more droplets than someone half a metre from someone coughing and wearing a covering. ‘Therefore, wearing a face mask can really make a difference’ and we have a duty to protect other people as well ourselves.