First Meals On Wheels orders accepted and delivered. Funds received Waitrose and Serco.
Process of Chritian Registration started.
Funding received (from AFC Bournemouth and ASDA.
Closure of the Sturminster Newton Stourconnect Hydrotherapy Pool announced.
Immediately the 'Save Our Hydrotherapy Pool' Campaign commenced by Friends of Stourconnect with help from Blackmore Vale Magazine.
Full charity registration achieved by Friends of Stourconnect.
Funding recieved via Peoples' Postcode Lottery for the Connect Sports Project.
Following campaign to re-open the Hydrotherapy Pool at Stourconnect this autumn was achieved.
Friends Of Stourconnect achieved funding from:
William Williams Trust: to fund the rental on new larger premises for Mens Shed Stour. The popularity of this project means that we have outgrown the premises we were originally in.
Stur Quest Enterprises to fund a new Dementia (Specialist) Service based in our Community Cafe, and a gardening project.
National Lottery Awards for all to fund staffing costs to consolidate the growth of the charity and its projects and enable the trustees to further develop the charity.
First Scan (Stourconnect Additional Needs) Festival announced in conjunction with Tricuro Stourconnect.
Launch of Friends of Stour Connect new Face Book page
Our new shop J' Emporium opens selling bric-a-brac, books, kitchenware, garden ware, children's toys and plants as well as all the handmade products made by the guys in the Men's Shed. J's Emporium is adjacent to the Community Café. To see some of our products click here