Community Directory

Community Directory

Organisation Name Description
Parkinson's UK - Warrington Branch

We're the Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone. Volunteers across the country run support groups and branches where they offer support, activities and exercise for people affected by Parkinson's.

Peel Hall Conservation Group

The aims of the Group are to work with the local community and partner agencies to conserve, enhance and record the wildlife value of the area.

Peer Talk Warrington

Peer Talk offer peer support groups for people living with depression all over the UK. The Warrington group meets every Monday from 19:00 to 20:30 at the Gateway building in the centre of Warrington (starting October 16 2017)

Penketh and Cuerdley Residents Association

We are a newly formed resident's association in Penketh & Cuerdley. We are a collection of resident's that have come together to form the association in order to represent and promote the intereses of all residents living in our area. To promote a safer and stronger community we plan on holding events with the residents to promote a sense of pride in the areas that we call home. To help inform residents of how they can make a difference in the areas they live. To include the youth of these areas so they too can feel that they have a say and contribute to the community. All of our events will be organised, managed and run by volunteers who are members or associate members of the association.

Penketh Methodist Church

We are a church and a community centre providing services for the community. We have volunteers who help to keep the premises open, welcome visitors, we have a drop in service on a Monday for the lonely. We collect for the foodbank here. We hold classes for the public of all ages, from pre-school play groups to meeting friendship groups for the elderly. We have U3A groups, church groups, WYC, 745 ladies groups and lifetime groups.

Penketh Support Group Lockdown and Beyond

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we have been helping local residents with shopping, prescriptions, newspapers, gardening, basic supply packs and just being a friendly face or voice over the phone. We plan to continue our community support for the elderly, disabled, vulnerable and families post lockdown. We want to encourage them to feel safe enough to leave their homes, as well as giving them the satisfaction of giving back to their community.

Penketh Youth & Community Association

Meetings third Monday of the month 7.30pm to 9.00pm at Meeting Lane Leisure Centre, Meeting Lane, Penketh, Warrington

Pewterspear Green Trust (PGT)

PGT Limited a company limited by guarantee, was established for the purpose of acquiring and then maintaining in perpetuity an area of open parkland and recreational ground in the parishes of Appleton and Stretton within the Pewterspear Green residential area of South Warrington.

Princes Trust with Cheshire Fire and Rescue

The Prince's Trust TEAM Programme is a FREE 12-week personal development course for 16 to 25 year olds. The course includes a team building residential week, participation in a community project and a 2-week work placement.
This is a FREE personal development course that helps young people develop and improve skills in key areas such as:
Communication
Confidence
Working with Others
Setting and achieving goals
Job Search skills
Leadership

Various qualifications can be gained from the course, including:
Prince’s Trust Certificate in Employment, Teamwork and Community Skills
Emergency First Aid at work (HSE Approved)
Basic Food Hygiene (certified by CIEH)
British Safety Council Level 1 Award in Health & Safety at Work

Prison Advice and Care Trust
RAF Burtonwood Association

The aim of the Burtonwood Association is to uphold the memory of the men,
women and activities that occurred at RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, England since 1939 to the present day
and to record all those achievements and preserve them for further generations.

RAF Burtonwood Heritage Centre

Over 18,500 Americans were based at RAF Burtonwood during ww2 and over 70,000 service personnel served there during its 54 year history until closure in 1993.
The influence of the base on Warrington and the local community was very significant including 7500 marriages to GIs during its history.
RAF Burtonwood represents a special link between US troops and people of the UK, not all of whom were stationed soldiers but also including the many civilians whose lives were permanently changed by the base.
RAF Burtonwood exists to preserve the memory of the base and has been fortunate to acquire many artefacts including equipment actually used at the base and other relevant period items.

RECORD - Local Environmental Records Centre

We are a wildlife conservation organisation and our mission is to further the appreciation, understanding and protection of the Cheshire region’s wildlife and habitats. Our main role is to collect and manage information on the natural environment from this area. As part of this, we support wildlife recorders of all abilities in the local area through providing advice and information and facilitating networking and connections amongst the community. We aim to make wildlife recording accessible and attractive to everyone, for the benefit of both people and the environment.

Most of this data that we hold and manage comes in the form of biological records, but we also hold information on habitats and geodiversity sites. We aim to make this information available to those who need it locally so that it can contribute to the understanding of local biodiversity and ultimately to the protection of species and habitats.

Our work is underpinned by the valuable support of volunteers.

Refugee Women Connect

MRANG's MISSION

To seek asylum is an act of great courage and acute desperation. MRANG’s fundamental purpose is to provide a loving, family environment for women refugees, asylum seekers and their children where they can receive practical, holistic and effective support. This support will help to transform the lives of women who have undergone great suffering and unjust treatment, helping them to re-establish their dignity and self-esteem while recognising their uniqueness and diversity.

Remedi UK

Remedi are a charity who provides a restorative justice and mediation service across Cheshire.

Restorative Justice is all about helping people to communicate following a crime.
It provides victims with a chance to explain the impact of the offence and ask questions and it helps offenders to explain their actions and offer an apology. Involvement in Restorative Justice is voluntary and confidential.

Mediation helps those experiencing conflict to communicate and find a way forward to address the individual needs of all parties. Involvement is voluntary and confidential

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Carnival

In 2014 we held our first village carnival for over 30 years. It was a great success and we aim to stage more carnivals over the years to come.

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Parish Plan

Launched in January 2013, the Parish Plan documents a profile of the Parish and sets out a vision for the future of Rixton-with-Glazebrook, bringing together the views, needs and opinions of the community.
The Parish Plan Implementation Group’s aim is to deliver the actions identified from the Parish Plan Survey. The Implementation Group is made up of a committee and Action Groups who organise and plan regular meetings to make sure the Plan is on track and projects are achievable. These dedicated group of committed volunteers act on behalf of the community and engage with volunteers at every opportunity.
Parish Plan Implementation meetings are open meetings and all are welcome to attend. Dates are advertised on our website and in the Parish community newsletter ‘In the Know’.
The Parish Plan Group also promotes community events that bring together residents and organisations in a social environment.

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Pre-School

An Ofsted registered Pre-school offering Early Years education for 2 - 5yr olds. The 3hr morning sessions run from 9.05am - 12.05pm and full day care is from 9.05am - 3.05pm Monday to Friday during term time. The qualified and experienced staff team ensure children are safe, happy and stimulated with a choice of free play, continuous provision and adult led activities. Facilities include large, secure indoor and outdoor play and learning spaces. The range of quality toys, equipment and activities offer fun experiences and learning opportunities.

Rixton-with-Glazebrook Recreation Ground

Pleasure And Recreation Ground For Children

RNIB

We're RNIB and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you're losing your sight or you're blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

RNID

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. We’re working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.

Room At The Inn & The Y Project

We meet the need of Marginalised, isolated and Homeless people many of whom have complex needs, or are isolated, lonely, lack belief in self and other, this is measured by daily attendance of people coming in, they identify the lack of Service, where people can just call in without having to make an appointment.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

The foundation's vision is to defeat lung cancer to be achieved by four major areas
-funding a research programme
-prevention activity including stop smoking support, youth smoking prevention.
-support activity including practical and emotional support for people affected by lung cancer
-influencing and campaigning to ensure patients have equitable access to the best treatment and care.

Royal Air Forces Association

The Royal Air Forces Association (or RAF Association), is a membership organisation and registered charity that provides welfare support to the RAF Family.

The RAF Family includes all serving and ex-serving personnel and their dependants. To be eligible for welfare support, for both themselves and those who depend upon them, service personnel need to have served a minimum of one day in the RAF.

The Association exists in the recognition that RAF personnel and their immediate families dedicate their lives to their country, and to ensure that such a sacrifice does not result in suffering, poverty or loneliness.

Whether it’s an injured airman fighting to get back on his feet, a young child missing their parent away on overseas operations, or a World War II veteran needing a shoulder to lean on, we are here to help all generations of RAF Service personnel and their families.

Royal Mencap Society Retail Shop

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

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