It is already time for the second 1st-Sunday-of-the-month-community-cycle-trip! As mentioned before, this is for everyone (and their children!) and we will adjust the speed and program to suit everyone attending. It will be a leisurely ride with time to stop for a coffee and say hello to each other properly. We will around 2 hours later. […]
The theme of apple celebration took place at The Mill on Saturday 5th October, where visitors to Apple day could take part in all kinds of fruit based activities. Included in this were guess the weight of the apple cake competition, the apple cake stand and activities for children. Held by The Blackhorse Action Group […]
We are delighted to announce that The Mill has been awarded £10,000 funding from the Comic Relief Local Communities Fund. The award will begin in May 2012. This funding will be used to keep our part-time administrator in her post, a role vital to keeping the building open and supporting all the community groups who […]
The Mill was bustling in December, with all of our usual activities going on, and special events to mark the season. The Christmas Craft Fair featured local people selling their knitwear, and other goodies, and also featured some of the E17 Designers selling their crafts, and of course, cakes and biscuits made by volunteers. The […]
November has been an activity-packed month. The older people’s club, Asian women’s support group, knitting group, homework club, gardening group, drawing group poetry group and other activities have gone from strength to strength while new activities are being started up all the time by keen local people, a number of them benefitting from support from our small grants.
October has been an incredibly busy month at The Mill. Following on from September’s launch, we have consolidated and developed our programme of activities – as can be seen from our developing programme and reportage on the website. As activities have started and developed, we have also started to earn room hire, which is crucial for our long-term sustainability.
Amerjit, Mo and Nuria got up excessively early (!) to get to Manchester for a round up of all 17 NESTA projects. We had a very useful and interesting day. It’s amazing to meet people from the other groups and hear what they are up to. We played some “games ” in the morning to […]