Fir Tree Centre Open Day

Despite the weather we had an amazing turn out for our first Community Open Day.  We were able to host a range of free activities, with fun for the whole family, including a BBQ, bouncy castle, arts and crafts.  The event also featured a market place which showcased local organizations and advocate services on offer from the Centre, including healthy eating initiatives, housing support and a new Quakers Yard development consultation. We would like to thank all the residents and the wider community of Quakers Yard that attended, and we look forward to…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 …
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 …