New Initiative to launch: Midhurst Community Hub
Midhurst Community Hub is a new start -up venture for the town and its surrounding area.
The Hub is a one-stop-shop advice centre which will provide convenient, face to face services for local people. The Hub will have the ability to reach out to other organisations if required to meet the client’s needs. It will be partnering with agencies that have expertise in relation to: food/energy poverty, debt/benefits and financial management issues, housing/maintenance issues, employment/skills needs, relationship/family issues, health/depression/loneliness, addictions, transport problems.
The Hub will be staffed by volunteers and will be based in the Library at the Grange centre. It is planned to be fully operational by late November, opening on Monday afternoons and Saturday mornings. It will also be accessible as a website and by a single phone number.
If you are interested in volunteering or helping in any way please contact:
The Hub secretary/administrator: Mike Abbott
Mob: 07758 581208
If you’ve not already heard, a new Easebourne Community Speedwatch group has been established in the village and they are looking for volunteers to help increase awareness of speed limits and make our village safer.
To find out more, please find them on Facebook by searching ‘Easebourne Community Speedwatch Group’ or by emailing Michael on firstname.lastname@example.org.
There’s an introductory meeting this Thursday, 8th September at 7pm in the Primary School, where the local Police Officer responsible for the Speedwatch initiative will be on hand to explain more and demonstrate the latest equipment. Please let Michael know if you would like to attend.
The Midhurst Green Volunteer team are back in the village for the next TWO Saturdays, the 6th and the 13th August, working their way along the length of Wheelbarrow Castle, trimming verges, cutting back the undergrowth, edging, sweeping and tidying!
They meet from 8am and the tasks are usually finished by 10am. Everything is provided, you just need to bring yourself and if you have them a pair of gloves!
Today they were working their magic at St Ann’s Hill – a lot was achieved with only a handful of helpers. As well as strimming, mowing, raking and sweeping, today saw a very large bag full of rubbish including a lot of empty bottles and even a laptop battery collected from just around the Hill 🙁
More help is always appreciated so please have a look at your diaries and pop along to show your support on these dates if you can. Believe it or not it’s good fun and a very productive way to start your weekend!