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GSK Award winners

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Birchwood are so proud to announce that we are one of the GSK Impact Award winning charities for improving community health. Absolutely delighted to be recognised and receive this prestigious national award. #GSKIMPACTUK Here is our press release… Skelmersdale homeless … Continue reading

Room Refurbishment – All About Food

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Wow! The ‘All About Food’ team kindly volunteered to decorate 3 of our residents rooms.    The team totally cleaned and repainted all the rooms, and added all new furniture: beds, cupboards, draws, rugs, bedding, lamps, mirrors. Not to mention: … Continue reading

Teenage Market

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Birchwood hosted Skelmersdales first ever Teenage Market at West Lancashire College on Saturday, November 25 and organisers are hailing it as a “huge success”. West Lancashire College were delighted to team up with Birchwood to host the Teenage Market along … Continue reading

Counselling Service

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It’s official! Birchwood have launched a new ‘person centred’ counselling service. Operating from the Ecumenical centre in Skelmersdale, our confidential service aims to support those who need it within their community, including young people aged 14 and upward, and their … Continue reading

Macmillan Coffee Morning

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The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning took place on 29 September and to help Macmillan Cancer Support, we held our very own Coffee Morning and Bake off. Alongside our regular Junk food cafe, was an array of beautiful homemade cakes all donated … Continue reading

Community Food for All Event a Great Success.

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Our first Community Food For All Event took place yesterday at the Tanhouse Community Centre. A special thanks from all of us to the students and staff from the West Lancashire College who helped us so much with the food … Continue reading

Community Food for All event Wednesday 25th January 2017

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The next Community Food for All event will be on Wednesday 25th Jan 2017 at Tanhouse Community Centre – 12 midday until 2pm. Delicious free food available as part of getting to know our community whilst also reducing food waste. … Continue reading

Birchwood unveils new Community Kitchen.

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The Birchwood Centre will be opening its doors this Thursday (22-12-2016) at 11:00am to begin our local food project… The purpose of this is to reduce food waste and promote community relations with the hope of making the project a … Continue reading

CD Music Academy Tribute Show Fund Raiser.

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The Rufford Based CD Music Academy will be presenting their very own tribute show fund raiser to be held at Stanley Club, Liverpool Rd North, Burscough, L40 5TN on Friday the 16th September 2016. All funds raised from the show … Continue reading

The Birchwood and Pendle Action enables further free suicide prevention training.

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People who take their lives don’t want to die—they just want to stop hurting. Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the warning signs and taking them seriously. If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be … Continue reading