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Intact – Preston

The Centre
49 Whitby AvenueIntact Logo
Ingol 
Preston
PR2 3YP

Contact: Denise Hartley MBE

Tel: (01772) 760760


Email:
denise.hartley[at]intact-preston.org.uk

Web: www.intact-preston.org.uk


About Us

The Centre

As part of our continued service and commitment to our local community, the rooms and facilities are available for a wide variety of needs. With our range of multi-purpose spaces and multi-agency partnership working Intact aim to meet all your requirements big or small.

Intact has much to offer to the local community with many facilities available. The community hall and kitchen, therapy room, computer suite and training room can be hired for a wide variety of activities or events.

The Intact Centre has easy wheelchair access and toilet facilities with a baby changing area. Car parking is available at the front of the building and an induction loop system is available in the Community Hall and Training Room.

 


 

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Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside

Blackpool office:
The Enterprise Centre
Lytham Road
Blackpool
FY4 1EW


Contact:
Andrew Darron

Tel: (01942) 821444


Email:
clm@groundwork.org.uk

Web: www.groundwork.org.uk


About Us

Groundwork Cheshire Lancashire & Merseyside is both a charitable trust and a social enterprise that has been working to build more sustainable communities across Cheshire and Lancashire since 1985 and Merseyside since 2012. We do this by helping people and organisations to create better neighbourhoods, to build their skills and job prospects, and to live and work in a greener way.

Our vision is of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individuals and enterprise prosper.

By this we mean communities where people can work if they want to, where people are not living in fear of crime, where young people are valued and can realise their potential, where people are healthy and can afford to make healthy choices, where neighbourhoods are places where people want to live, and where communities – be they neighbourhoods or business communities – are more resilient.

In order to manage our activities in a way that delivers against our vision we have set 6 core objectives which we feel are key components of a sustainable community. All of our work will contribute to at least one of these objectives.

  1. We will help communities to become more active and resilient
  2. We will help to build greener, safer, stronger neighbourhoods
  3. We will help young people realise their potential
  4. We will help those furthest from the labour market to find work
  5. We will promote improved health and wellbeing
  6. We will reduce carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change

 


 

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Furniture Matters

Vickers Ind Estate
Mellishaw Lane
Morecambe
Lancashire
LA3 3FB

Contact: Phil Crossley

Tel: (01524) 426622


Email:
office@furniturematters.org.uk

Web: www.furniturematters.co.uk


About Us

Furniture Matters is a local re-use and recycle charity who’s aim is to provide quality low cost furniture and other household goods to local people in need in the community; to reduce the amount of furniture,electrical items and other household goods that end up in landfill and to provide quality volunteering and training opportunities for local people, aiming to increase employment prospects for some of these people.

 


 

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Community Gateway Association

Deltic Housecommunitygateway
West Strand
Preston
PR1 8UY

Contact: Paul Roberts

Tel: 0800 953 0213


Email:
info[at]communitygateway.co.uk

Web: www.communitygateway.co.uk


About Us

The Community Gateway Association is a not-for-profit Registered Social Landlord (RSL), set up to meet the housing needs of people in Preston & the surrounding areas.

We are a large-scale voluntary transfer organisation created by the transfer of Preston City Council’s 6,500 properties, on 28th November 2005.

We are regulated by the Tenant Services Authority (TSA) and are inspected by the Audit commission – our current rating is 2 star & promising prospects.

Our uniqueness centres on the fact that we were the first housing organisation based on the Community Gateway Model. The Gateway model is about putting tenants and residents at the heart of the organisation. The model requires us to write community empowerment into our rules.

Supporting this is a passionate and committed staff whose determination to deliver the best service has been recognised by the Audit Commission’s 2-star rating, the Investors in People Gold Standard accreditation and the Customer Service Excellence award.

Staff and tenants have developed a mutual respect and understanding which enables them to successfully work together and in partnership with other local stakeholders to deliver decent homes, decent environments and decent lives.

 


 

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Co-operative and Mutual Solutions

7 Cecil Streetcms
Lytham
Lancashire
FY8 5NN

Contact: Dave Hollings

Tel: 01900 810 810


Email:
dave[at]cms.coop

Web: www.cms.coop


About Us

Co-operative and Mutual Solutions (CMS) Ltd provides specialist business advice and training to co-operatives and social enterprises. The Directors have experience of start up, growth, succession situations (community and employee buyouts) and externalisation from public authorities/charitable organisations. We offer advice as to the best legal form and business model. We work with a wide range of people: employees, users/consumers and other stakeholders to ensure that the model is appropriate.

We have particular experience in community sports and leisure, retail including food, waste and recycling, renewable energy, social and health care.

We have expertise in the following areas: feasibility studies, business and financial planning, marketing, legal structures, good board governance, finance raising including community share issues.

Co-operative and Mutual Solutions (CMS) Ltd is the lead partner in the C-Change programme a scheme for new/trading co-operatives (funded by the Co-operative Group) and which allows them access to specialist consultancy.

 


 

 

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Child Action Northwest

Whalley Road
Wilpshire
Blackburn
BB1 9LL

Contact: Sue Cotton

Tel: 01254 244716


Email:
info@canw.org.uk

Website: www.canw.org.uk

 

About Us

INSPIRING LIVES AND CHANGING FUTURES

It’s what we’ve been doing since 1886, in one form or another!

We passionately believe that every child and young person has the right to achieve their full potential, whatever their background or circumstances – and, as a result, we work with over 6000 children, young people and families in the North West of England every year.  We work in the heart of communities – often in partnership with other organisations – to end family cycles of deprivation, drug and alcohol abuse, lack of self-esteem, youth crime, teenage pregnancies and broken families.

As a result, we help to strengthen individuals, families and communities so that children and young people can lead healthy and meaningful lives, with the opportunity to succeed in school, to grow up to enjoy healthy relationships, to have access to training and employment opportunities and to be successful in the world of work.

 


 

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Community CVS

Boulevard Centrecommunity-cvs-logo
45 Railway Road
Blackburn
BB1 1EZ

Contact: Garth Hodkinson

Tel: (01254) 583957


Web:
www.bwdcvs.org.uk


About Us

Community CVS’ aim is “Connecting People, Growing Communities.” Our mission is “to achieve positive social change by developing active resilient communities and transforming lives through social action.”

We accomplish this in a number of ways under the following four themes: –

  • Support – to the most vulnerable in society
  • Action – inspiring people to action in our communities
  • Resource – developing groups with funding and advice
  • Volunteer – connecting people to help their community

 

 


 

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Brierfield Action in the Community

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Brierfield
Lancashire
BB9  5HW

Contact: Naheed Ashraf

Tel: (01282) 696100


Email:
naheed@baicom.org.uk

Web: www.baicom.org.uk


About Us

Brierfield Action In the Community – BAIC set up in 2003 by local residents of Brierfield. It consists of Board Directors living in and around Brierfield who manage the operations of the organisation through a project manager. The organisation itself is registered as a ‘not for profit’ company and a ‘Registered Charity’. It has been set up for the benefit of those living within the area of Pendle but primarily Brierfield. It also acts as a catalyst to promote for the benefit of the public in Pendle where there is social and economic deprivation by all or any of the following means:

  • the advancement of education, training or retraining;
  • the preservation and protection of good health;
  • the promotion of equality and diversity for the benefit of the public by promoting the elimination of discrimination on grounds of race, religion, disability or ethnic origin and by promoting attitudes, customs and practices in favour of equality;
  • the maintenance, improvement or provision of public amenities available for use by the community or any section of it;
  • the preservation of buildings or sites of historic or architectural importance; the provision of recreational facilities for the public at large or those who by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances, have need of such facilities;
  • the promotion of public safety and the prevention of crime;to develop the capacity and skills of the members of the community in Pendle in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society.

Facilities

  • ICT facilities
  • Cyber Games
  • Information and Advice/Guidance by trained staff
  • Conference/meeting room
  • Video/Music editing suite
  • Employment based initiatives

 


 

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Age UK Lancashire

Suite 22, Railway House 
Railway Road
Chorley
PR6 0HW

 

Contact: Sue Bailey 

Tel: 01257 444413


Email:
 sbailey@ageuklancs.org.uk 

Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/lancashire


About Us

Age UK Lancashire aims to make a positive difference to the lives of all older people in the county and make later life a more fulfilling and enjoyable experience.  

We work with older people over the age of 50 years within the county of Lancashire.  However, we prioritise our services and support within those districts where there is no other Age Concern organization or Group or, if there is, an effective partnership is established.  We work in Burnley, Chorley, Lancaster, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, Pendle, West Lancashire and Wyre & Fylde.

 


 

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SEUK Social Enterprise UK

 

www.socialenterprise.org.uk


We are the national body for social enterprise. Social enterprises are businesses that are changing the world. When they profit, society profits. Together with our members we are the voice for social enterprise. We do research, provide information and tools, share knowledge, build networks, raise awareness and campaign to create a business environment where social enterprises can thrive. We also support social enterprises at all stages of their development through information, advice, tools, events and networks.

 

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