Some Projected Activities

  • Young children’s activities with rhymes and stories
  • Children and Adults reading groups
  • Liaison with the Reading Agency for provision of Bookstart, Summer Reading Challenge and other schemes
  • Free internet access – valuable for job seekers
  • Computer training
  • Sewing, Knit and natter groups
  • A social space for older people for meeting, reading newspapers and having refreshments
  • Access to bus timetables
  • Parish Council Meetings
  • A venue for film nights, presentations, shows and choir performances
  • A venue for Twinning Events
  • Art and Craft courses and demonstrations
  • Fully accessible toilet facilities
  • Small café and improved kitchen facilities
  • Other clubs for all ages: such as Lego, Jigsaws, Mah Jong, Dominoes, Bridge, Scrabble
  • Counselling and service for wellbeing for adolescents, depending on demand and availability
  • Activities for children in the school holidays
  • Adult learning and skills, depending on demand and availability
  • Printing and photocopying facilities
  • A Website and Newsletter for sharing information about village activities
  • A welcoming environment and activities for people in the early stages of dementia.
  • A meeting point for health walks
  • Language clubs for children, depending on demand and availability
  • A bookable space for other meetings
  • A social space for older people for meeting, reading newspapers and having refreshments
  • Art exhibitions by local artists
  • Improved insulation and other energy-saving modifications for warmth and comfort
  • Links with Long Buckby Surgery for talks and drop in sessions on health issues
  • Links with the Co-op community liaison, the new Post Office and Parcel Service
  • Links with the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and Buckby Angels
  • Fully accessible toilet facilities