The Mill secures Comic Relief Funding

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 […]

February Update

Another busy month with some new activities and new partnerships. Beginners Italian is flourishing, Spanish for beginners has just begun as has Manenoki, a Japanese Book group. There is a big emphasis on Up-cycling , and Catherine West is helping her students create something new out of their old clothes – we had a small […]

December Update and looking ahead to 2012

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 Update

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 update

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.

August update

What’s been going well and why? We have taken a large step forward by recruiting three members of staff for The Mill, who will oversee much of the day-to-day work to establish the building’s role at the heart of Walthamstow.  Natasha, Nathan and John have already started taking over the vital task of administrating the […]