Charlbury Community Centre is a not-for-profit organisation, which relies on income from renting out its space and from fundraising, grants and donations. In order to be open as long as possible and offer as many services as possible we rely on some volunteer work. If you can offer anything from manning the counter for a few hours a week to offering training sessions, helping with youth clubs, chatting to elderly people etc we would be delighted to hear from you.
The library is also partly staffed by volunteers and extra people to go on this rota just once or twice a month, would be very welcome. Please contact Rosalind Scott if you may be able to help: Rosalind.firstname.lastname@example.org, or for further details follow the links on the library page.
In order to meet our running costs and to keep our prices as low as possible, we will also have to continue to do some fundraising in the community. For example we run a monthly quiz night and we like to have a different quiz master each time. If you can help with this or other fundraising please contact Tanya at this email address: email@example.com
Regular donations are especially valuable to us, so we have set up a “Friends of Charlbury Community Centre” scheme. Regular donors will be entitled to have their name on a list of donors on the display screen in the lobby. Please click here to find out how to donate.
If you would like make a one-off donation to the Charlbury Community Centre, you can do so through Make-a-Donation. We are very grateful for any support however large or small.
Margie Glasgow has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the 2019 Honours list for her contributions to the Thomas Gifford Trust and other local charities. Margie was instrumental in driving forward the Community Centre project and we are very grateful to her. This award is truly well-deserved.
TG's cafe is now offering baked potatoes at lunch time, with a choice of fillings: cheese, baked beans (or both), tuna and sweetcorn with mayo. Why not stay for lunch after your sporting activities, or drop in for a tasty, warming lunch?
During the Twelve Days of Christmas Cycling Challenge a dozen of our gym members clocked up enough miles between them to get to Kendall in the Lake District! Well done all those who participated; Jason will let each of you know where you got to - someone got as far as Stroud, others to Aylesbury, Burford, Oxford, Evesham, Hook Norton, Cirencester, Snowshill Manor, Combe, Bledington and Shipton-Under-Wychwood.
We'd love to reunite you with your possessions! Most items will be kept for 14 days. Valuables such as watches, jewellery and expensive sports equipment will be kept for 28 days. Each Wednesday between 1 - 5pm unclaimed items will be displayed in the centre and can be purchased for a nominal amount. After this, they will be given to charity.
The next quiz night will be Wed 27th February, set by Ed Fenton. The café and bar open at 7.15pm for a prompt start at 7.45pm. Priced only £5 per player, these quizzes are usually a sell-out so get your tickets soon from reception. More details here. A big thank you to Jessie and Ant Horn for hosting our January quiz.