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Letter From The Chair

Dear supporters, I am writing to you to invite you to Maggs AGM on Monday 2nd October at 1pm. This will be a chance  to find out more about our work, the challenges that face service users and our plans for the year ahead. The next few months will see a move to new premises for our activity centre, clothing store and administrative centre. We hope to move to 59/60 the Tything during September and…
Nikki
29th August 2017
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Unlocking creativity, unlocking lives!

Every Tuesday a local artist Francesca Currie comes into the Annexe to run an art group. Working with our service users to explore a range of art skills, and unlock their creativity. Supporting this, it undertakes a range of projects that aims to take their work into the wider community, such as the exhibition they held at the Cathedral earlier this year.   A few weeks ago the group started to make venetian masks out…
Nikki
5th August 2017
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We are moving! The latest update.

Over the last few months a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes to prepare the new home of the Maggs Clothing Project and Annexe, and the new building is almost ready. However, due to complications with the utilities, this will not be fully operational in the short term.   Whilst the ground floor will house the Clothing project, which will eventually extend its opening hours to 3 days a week. We…
Nikki
17th July 2017
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Growing lives at Maggs Allotment!

Now that summer is here; the Maggs allotment is a hive of activity. The project is now in its 7th season, and each year grows a range of fruit and vegetables that are utilised within the cookery classes at the annexe. A group session runs every Sunday under the watchful eye of Chief Executive Mel Kirk. Today, I sat down with Matt and had a chat about what he enjoys about the project and where…
Nikki
9th July 2017