IMPORTANT SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Cafe in the Park is now Open. Serving hot and cold snacks and drinks from 11am – 4pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Pop on down to explore the new woodland trail, our games in the park, and grab a bite to eat this summer.
GEN Z Youth Project is back! The team will be at Somers Close park between 4pm – 6pm every Wednesday.
Poppins Nursery is now Open. A letter with confirmed session days and times for children including their new classrooms and safe drop off/pick up points have been sent to parents and guardians.
Our trustees, staff and volunteers are finalising arrangements for other face to face services at the centre. We look forward to welcoming you back shortly – watch this space for further announcements!
Hampshire Response Centre
With so much information going around, it can be difficult to know who to contact if you are struggling or if you know of someone in need of additional help or support at this time. Winchester residents can contact the Hampshire Response Centre on 0333 370 4000. This free service is backed by Hampshire Council Council, Winchester City Council, Community First and the local voluntary and community sector, and has been set up to support as many people as possible. Further information on the service can be found here.
Stanmore Community Kitchen
A new community kitchen has opened for vulnerable families and people who need help during this time. To arrange a delivery or to make a donation please contact Heather or Zoe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources for Children
Poppins Nursery are providing fun and educational home learning activities for those unable to access childcare services at this time. Please visit their Facebook or Instagram pages for further information. Home learning booklets are also available here: Issue 1 | Issue 2 | Easter Special
New Woodland Nature Area
The wooded area beside The Carroll Centre has been completely transformed, with new pathways, wooden sculptures, and a magical storytelling area. You can find out more about our latest partnership project here.
A HUGE THANK YOU to Stanmore Gardening Club whom have been busy tidying the nursery garden in preparation for our phased reopening on 1st June – it really does look fantastic!
A BIG THANK YOU to ElectoClean whom have been offering FREE deep cleans to nurseries and schools in the local area. We appreciate you coming to deep clean The Carroll Centre, Poppins and Qube Soft Play, to help keep us all safe.
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