Where else would you find a 7-foot blue teddy bear, a centurion, R2D2 and the Mayor all in one place at one time but at the Community Showcase, Ferneham Hall, on Saturday 1 July. [Read more…]
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Volunteers’ Week for One Community began with a thank you tea party for One Community volunteers and their guests at the newly opened Lakeside Centre at Lakeside Country Park, where on a hot summer’s afternoon on 2 June the glass walls were drawn back and everyone could admire the views over the lakes. Home-made cakes and scones were served and Chief Executive Jean Roberts-Jones took the opportunity to thank the volunteers who make the delivery of One Community services possible. [Read more…]
We are delighted to announce that the Care Navigation service which works in the Eastleigh Southern Parishes has won The Thames Valley Leadership Academy Outstanding Team (non-clinical) award for 2017. [Read more…]
Written by Naomi Stock
A couple of weeks ago Eastleigh College contacted me at the museum to see if I could take on a student on work experience who was having difficulty in finding a placement. This particular student was autistic and also has additional learning difficulties.
We take on students from time to time, as the museum gives them a good variety of jobs to get stuck into which is invaluable experience for them as they think about moving from education into the work place. This particular candidate provided us with a new challenge, to try and find something suitable for his individual needs. However, we persevered and all ended well. Although the student was not suitable for a permanent placement at the Museum, his short time there over two weeks in February, five days a week, allowed him to gain a more suitable position at the British Heart Foundation. [Read more…]
This year we will have presentation evenings in Eastleigh and Fareham through volunteers week to reward out wonderful volunteers.
Local businesses came face to face with voluntary and community groups over cheese and wine at Eastleigh Museum on Wednesday 1 February. [Read more…]
The transformation of a popular green space in a residential area of Eastleigh town centre – that will feature an exciting “rock venue” as its focal point – is now under way. [Read more…]