The Bridges Trust

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WE HAVE CHANGED OUR NAME

A resolution was passed at our General Meeting on 1st July 2017 to change the name of the Organisation to The Bridges Community Trust. This has now been registered with Companies House and we have our new Certificate of Incorporation.

We are currently working on our new LOGO and information will be updated over the coming weeks.

Our Excellent Service remains the same. .

SAFE PLACE:
Working in Partnership with Nottingham MENCAP, Meadows One Stop Shop is now a registered SAFE PLACE. Anyone who is registered with this scheme can use Meadows One Stop Shop as a safe place to go an get help.

OPENING HOURS

NEW OPENING HOURS EFFECTIVE 24 JULY 17

MONDAY - THURSDAY
9.30 AM TO 4.30 PM
FRIDAY
9.30 AM TO 12 NOON
CLOSED FOR LUNCH
1 PM TO 1.20 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Our staff regularly work at outreach sites.  Therefore, it may also be necessary to close the office at short notice. Notices will be put on the door
We aplogise for any inconvenience, we do try to keep these closures to a miminum, but are sometimes unavoidable as we are a small team.

The Bridges Community Trust, (formerly The Meadows Partnership Trust) is a local organisation that has a track record of bringing people and organisations together to improve the delivery of services for local residents across Meadows, Clifton and surrounding areas.

In January 1998 the Trust established an office base at the Meadows One Stop Shop in the Bridgeway Shopping Centre. The Bridges Community Trust offers a range of services to local people:

  • support and information for those seeking training, employment or volunteering opportunities;
  • support and advice to local community and voluntary groups in the area; a source of information for local people and a representative voice of the views of the local community.

We also aim to develop more activity around supporting the local community and groups to become more involved in local issues an the delivery of services, from increasing volunteering opportunities to assisting groups to provide a better service to residents.

The Bridges Community Trust Board of Directors is elected from local residents, local businesses and local community and voluntary groups and meets on a monthly basis.

The Bridges Community Trust is an umbrella organisation acting as a partnership for local groups supporting and developing public, private and voluntary activity. The main aim of the Trust is to develop community cohesion, to encourage people living in the area to work together to improve the quality of life for all local residents.

The Bridges Community Trust provides a voice for local people to identify services that will improve the social and economic regeneration of the Meadows, Clifton and surrounding areas of Nottingham. It also works to secure funding for facilities and resources in the area with specific emphasis on the needs of those experiencing disadvantage.

The Bridges Community Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee in England and Wales under Company Number 03964101 and is a Registered Charity.

The Bridges Community Trust is the Lead Organisation for the Nottingham City Council Area Based Funding, Area 8, which covers Meadows and Clifton.  This funding is for Youth Activity Provision, Employment Support,Community Centre Support and Infrastructure Support.

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