Category: The Hub Blog

Volunteering at the Hub

Our volunteers are the life blood of everything we do here.  And with Volunteer’s Week, we wanted to really show our appreciation for everything they do.   We made up wee goody bags, showing just what our volunteers mean to us, more »

Partnership Coordinator Update: Final Stakeholders Event & Training Events

From the feedback received in the one-to-one interviews, many frontline workers expressed interest in attending networking events, but struggled to find capacity to attend them. However, providing the incentive of a training element for an event was far more appealing more »

Partnership Coordinator Update: Stakeholders Event 2

For our second stakeholders event, we invited frontline workers and volunteers for a more hands-on, practical workshop on how we can make the Hub a better place. Nineteen participants from 10 organisations attended, and we reflected on the journey so more »

January 2018 Report

January was a busy month again, and we saw high numbers even from the first day we were open after the festive break.  We put this down to a lot of services still being shut on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday more »

December 2017 Report

December’s report – again we’re seeing quite high numbers (even though we were closed for the week between Christmas and New Year), especially for emergency food aid. We  provided support to local churches and organisations with referrals and booking point, more »

Partnership Coordinator Update: Stakeholders Event 1

Following on from the individual interviews I performed with stakeholders at the Hub, we organised and delivered a Stakeholders Event for the leaders, CEOs and Trustees of the 60+ organisations the Hub has worked with over the past two and more »

Partnership Coordinator Update

Hi, I’m Juliet, and I’ve been working for the Hub for 2 months now as the Partnership development Coordinator.  My job is to work with the Stakeholders of the Hub to ascertain how we can improve our partnership working in more »

November 2017 Report

Here’s our report for November – we saw an increase again of people needing access to the phone, mainly to call DWP, such as checking up on payments. Referrals for the foodbank is still a big requirement.  Emergency food parcels more »

Partnership Coordinator

We’re pleased to appoint our new Partnership Coordinator, Juliet Matipano.  Juliet will be working closely with our stakeholders, consulting with them on the Hub, how we can work better together, and the future development of the service we provide.   more »

October Report

October’s report!  And lots more footfall here at the Hub, mostly due to more people attending for emergency food (F3), and Community Job Club.  We also saw a lot of enquiries for the credit union (although not as much as more »

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