Supported the development of five Community Led Plans across Nottinghamshire
Provided IT support to five advice centres, in partnership with Rushcliffe Advice Network and Nottingham and District Citizens Advice
Worked in partnership with the planning departments to undertake four Neighbourhood plans across Nottinghamshire.
Supported 11 Community consultations.
Delivered eight Energy Best Deal sessions delivered to over 80 Front Line workers and consumers
Assisted 120 people to access work and training, through ‘Wheels to Work’.
Supported 23 older people to live in their own homes, with the help of 19 befriending volunteers.
Helped 40 travelling families with access to information and accommodation.
Enabled 86 new young people to acquire basic, practical and life skills and raised self esteem on the CAST alternative education angling project.
Trained 401 new learners who are over 50 to use computers through the Community IT Champions project.
Supported 14 Community Transport schemes to access over £100,000 in funding for scheme development and assisted in the specification, co-ordination and delivery of six wheelchair accessible vehicles with Car Schemes to enable promote access to services for people with mobility difficulties.
Last year we ordered a total of 317,810 litres of oil and saved an outstanding amount of £16,911.67 between our 300 members. This means that they saved on average five pence per litre, or £50 on a delivery of 1,000 litres.
All this in addition to:
Helping other organisations through IT services from Purple Zebra our IT Support Company,
Supporting miscellaneous meetings, Town and Council Forums,
Providing conference support, bookkeeping and financial advice,
Running funding information and vetting and barring information events,
Supporting the County Council’s ‘Local Improvement Scheme,
And strategic influencing as well as all the behind the scenes delivery