Category Archives: Community Centre

Community Centre News

Dogs for the Disabled

Training and progress assesment sessions are held at the Community Centre for dogs receiving social and obedience training with families before going on to intensive training before placements.  ‘FIZZ’ is on placement with a Quarry Bank family hoping to follow … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Leap over 50

Leap is short for Leisure, Exercise and Activity for People over 50.  The project encourages work with individuals, groups and organisations across the borough of Dudley to create more exercise/activity opportunities for all older people whatever their ability. This service … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Expedition Snowdon! – update

Local lad Jake aged 10 and his Dad Steve hiked 7.5 miles from the base of Snowdon at Pen-y-Pass to the summit and back to raise funds  to support the work of the Cardiac Dept. of the Birmingham Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Bellydance hafla at Community Centre

Bellydance hafla Dec 18th – was organized for all the local groups in the area to show each other what they’ve been working on. The Midlands has some of the best teachers/performers in the UK.  They danced alongside students and a … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Plans revealed for Community Centre improvements

Plans to enlarge and improve the Quarry Bank Community Centre were displayed at a Community Event on Sun 22nd January 2.00-4.00pm as part of a Chinese New Year Party celebration – all were invited, free admission, fun and games for the kids etc. also … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Library Coffee Morning

The Library ‘coffee morning’ is held every Thursday at the Community Centre from 10.00am to midday  – all are welcome just pop in for a cuppa and a chat  –  by having a small weekly collection the group have raised £632 … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre, Library Link | Leave a comment

1st Quarry Bank Christ Church Rainbows

1st Quarry Bank Christ Church Rainbows, shown here enjoying their Christmas Party. The Rainbows meet on Fridays at the Community Centre. There is a waiting list for places, but some of our girls will soon move on to the new Brownie … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre, Rainbows & Brownies | Leave a comment

Children with Cancer UK

Martin McLauchlan will be running the London Marathon on 22nd April 2012 in aid of the Charity Children with Cancer UK. Martin and his wife Tonya have also decided to hold some fund raising events; their target is to raise … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Plans for the Future

Impression of what the new Community Centre could look like with a Public Square approach. A Public consultation ‘exhibition and presentation’  is planned for 22nd and 23rd January 2012 and will be well advertised locally. This will be themed event … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment

Successful Lottery bid for Funding

Members of Quarry Bank Community Association are celebrating after receiving £9,000 of Big Lottery Funding for a feasibility study. The study will be used to look at ways the centre can be refurbished for the benefit of its current users, with … Continue reading

Posted in Community Centre | Leave a comment