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St Mary’s Humberstone Church Hall The possibility of St. Mary’s Church Hall having to be sold was reported in October. However, at a special PCC meeting in December the threat of St. Mary’s Humberstone Church Hall being sold was lifted. Roy Kirk has taken over (again) as Bookings Secretary and is leading a team to raise the profile of this excellent facility. We would be particularly pleased to offer it as a venue for church functions in the Diocese. For more details, to make a booking or to arrange to come and see the Hall telephone Roy on 0116 276 6646. It can seat 120 people, has disabled toilet and baby changing facilities, a well fitted kitchen and an excellent raised, curtained stage with two side changing areas. There is car parking for 15 cars on site.

Do your community facilities need a facelift? Have an outdoor area that needs some ‘oomph?’ Are you a charity or voluntary/community group that needs some practical help? We are seeking Team Challenges - practical projects that can be completed in a day – for our teams of business volunteers to tackle. Examples of Challenges include indoor projects such as giving a tired, wellused room a makeover and lick of paint, and outdoor challenges such as helping create a garden area or clear woodland in a nature reserve. In most cases Team Challenges provide volunteer power for a project, however some teams may also have access to resources to help complete a challenge. Most businesses encourage general team-building activities amongst their employees. Team Challenges are a great opportunity for such activities as well as a chance for staff to give something back to their local community, have a positive impact on an organisation or area, and leave something sustainable behind. If you have a possible Team Challenge, please contact us to arrange for a staff member to visit and discuss what is required. Short profiles of all available Team Challenges are promoted to Leicestershire Cares member businesses for employee volunteers to choose which to take up. Katharine or Carrie on 0116 2756469. E: katharine@leicestershirecares.co.uk or carrie@leicestershirecares.co.uk

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News and Views February 2011  

Monthly magazine of the Diocese of Leicester

News and Views February 2011  

Monthly magazine of the Diocese of Leicester

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