New Year, New Job!

2016 brought great news for Fir Tree Community Association. We received confirmation that we had been successful in raising the funds required to employ a youth worker for 3 years! The Henry Smith Foundation and Hafod Housing Association have been kind enough to give us this much needed grant. The youth worker will work alongside our volunteers to plan and deliver a vibrant, exciting programme of events, activities and services. The programme will focus on engaging the children to learn new skills build their confidence and give something back to their community. If…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 …

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 …