The Newbury Community Resource Centre Limited

The Newbury Community Resource Centre Limited

Charity information

The Newbury Community Resource Centre Limited

We run a range of projects for the local community, including two furniture re-use centres, a community food growing project and a training and supported volunteering centre to support these projects.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    The Newbury Community Resource Centre Limited is known locally as the Community Furniture Project. We help local people by providing furniture, household goods, training and services to support independent and sustainable living. We help people to develop work and social skills and encourage environmentally beneficial activities by promoting re-cycling and re-use.
    We run a range of projects for the local community, including:
    - Two furniture re-use projects passing on unwanted, good quality furniture,
    electrical and other household goods to those at an economic disadvantage;
    - The Community Re-use Centre offering training and supported volunteering opportunities in relevant, practical skills, to support our furniture projects;
    - The Growing Together Project, a local food growing enterprise to enable the community, particularly those at a social disadvantage or with a disability, to learn horticultural skills and grow their own produce.

  • Aims

    The Newbury Community Resource Centre Limited aims to:

    • To promote sustainable waste management practices including minimisation, reuse and recycling of waste, thereby diverting waste from landfill
    • The relief of people in need by reason of their age, disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances by providing re-used furniture and household goods to support independent living.
    • The relief of people with high support needs or at social disadvantage in particular by the provision of training and work opportunities.
  • Overview

    Established: December 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1082243

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 25

    Part time staff: 11

    Volunteers: 232

    Phone number: 01635 43933

    Address: Unit 5 36 Queens Road Newbury Berkshire RG14 7NE

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