Easter Egg Hunt At Fir Tree

Easter Monday was a great family fun day out at Fir Tree Centre, Everyone together were busy hunting for the eggs the Easter bunny had set out in the sunshine and then even gave a special appearance to the children.The children enjoyed showing off their prizes and wore their Easter bonnets which they created themselves. The raffle also went down very well with a lot of tickets being sold.          Read more …

Artwork Unveiled!

We were incredibly proud to unveil our stunning piece of Art in our Café yesterday. A series of drawings by the children of Fir Tree Drive has been brought to life by the very talented Jane Hubbard. Funding from Children in Need meant the children were able to create drawings and video's to represent what their community means to them and also the history and journey of the local people. This resulted in this lovely depiction of community life based on real people within their community and some accompanying videos which can be viewed in our gallery. Many thanks to all who took…Read more …

House of Sport Football Tournament a success!

Everyone enjoyed their day out down to Cardiff's House of Sport last week with Selina, All children showed how much they enjoyed football as a sport by the way they played and acted on the pitch showing great sportsmanship, Fir Tree centre are very proud of the children and cant wait till the next match!                                                        Read more …

Football poster

The children at the Youth Club at FirTree Centre are excited to represent their community at a 6 a side tournament taking place at The House Of Sport in Cardiff, This will be a very exciting day out for everyone, Good luck to all taking part!!Read more …

St Davids Day at Firtree

This St David's Day the children got to enjoy getting creative and messy at FirTree youth club in Quakers Yard, a lot of fun was had creating Welsh themed crafts out of everyday objects.Spoons were transformed into colourful dragons and cups into little welsh ladies. The children compared designs and helped each other paint, glue and stick which resulted in a lot of messy fun for everyone!                                                     …Read more …

Fire at Fir Tree?

Half Term Activities Quakers Yard - Great fun was had by all this February half term when the local fire service visited #firtreecentre. The children had a great time trying out the siren's and talking to the firemen about their job, the mums seemed to enjoy themselves too! We are hoping to arrange a visit to the local Fire Station over the Easter Holidays, watch this space to find out more!Read more …

Working in Partnership – VAMT

    Fir Tree Centre would like to thank VAMT who gave us a mention in their recent newsletter to read more please click on this link http://www.vamt.net/documents/inform/2014-12/index.html. VAMT has been a big help to us in the past and we hope to work together more in the future.Read more …

Opening Times over Christmas and New Year

Fir Tree Drive will close after the Christmas party on the 19th December however for members of the Food Co Op we will open on Monday the 22nd December for people to come and collect their fruit and vegetables for the Christmas period. Don't forget to bring your bag! Fir Tree Centre would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We re-open on Monday the 5th January at 8.30am.  Read more …

Santa Claus is coming to Fir Tree!

Santa will be visiting Fir Tree Centre on the 19th December please come along and join in the fun. The party starts at 5pm, if you would like to come along please bring a plate of food. For more information please contact us on 01443 413408. Special thanks to our volunteer Ben for his efforts in organising the event and of course to all our volunteers who help to make these events possible.Read more …
Visited by Royalty? Well almost…….

Visited by Royalty? Well almost…….

Our amazing new building was officially opened yesterday by H.M Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan Mrs Kate Thomas CVO,CSTJ,JP It would be easy to feel overawed in the presence of one of the Queen's representative but this incredible lady was warm, welcoming and very complimentary about our building. It was a real honour and privilege to have her with us. The event went incredibly well, thanks to our volunteers Bryan, Mike, Ben, Elaine and of course, as always Glenn and Marion. We had over 40 guests and it was great for our funders to be…Read more …