Harwell Village Hall
Harwell Village Hall
The trustees of Harwell Village Hall aim to keep our community building in a fit state for all our users. We are coming to the end of a £1. 3 million project; an ambitious rebuilding and refurbishing project, giving us two well equipped halls, (one with retractable seating), a fully fitted kitchen, new toilet facilities, a committee room, Parish Clerks office and an entrance foyer cum cafe area. Our aim now is to maintain these buildings and ensure that they are well used by the local community.
This Village Hall is held in Trust for the use of the inhabitants of the Parish of Harwell, and the surrounding neighbourhood in the County of Oxfordshire. Its use is for meetings, education, recreation and leisure occupations with the object of improving the conditions of life in the above area of benefit.
The Charity: The Hall is a registered CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation), and is vested with the Official Custodian of Charities. Trustees are responsible for the running of the organisation.
The Trustees: These consist of members appointed according to their skills and experience in order to carry out good management of the hall. We co-opt other members with particular skills as required.
Meetings are held 6-8 weekly, with an AGM in June each year. Interested members of the public, from the Parish and Neighbourhood, are welcome at all the meetings.
The Property: The building and the land on which it stands is owned by the Charity, in trust for the village.
Harwell Village Hall aims to:
- Advancing culture : • meetings, lectures and classes • other forms of recreation and leisure-time occupation, • by the establishment and maintenance of a museum to share our village history.
- Advancing social or public ; provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving the conditions of residents and users.
- Advancing Health through Pilates, Tae Kwando, Bounce Fit, Yoga, Zumba toning and Short mat bowls. Participation in the VWHDC Exercise for all classes.
- Advancing Education through Dippy Doo music, Fun club baby and toddler group, Our Street Corner youth club and Arts and Crafts group (attended by young adults from Home Farm Trust).
Established: June 1960
Registered Charity Number: 1157858
Board members: 10
Part time staff: 3
Phone number: 01235835393
Address: 5 Jennings Lane, Harwell OX11 0EPView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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