Grant From Torrington Rotary Club

Gt Torrington Rotary Club have given us a grant of £250 to replace our hard working printer which finally decided it had reached  the end of its life!

Thanks to the Rotary’s Clubs  generous offer we are back in business and able to keep the community informed of all the events we are holding at the Town and Community Hall!!

Jubilee display of the Royal Family

This special display knitted by our Knit & Natter group  to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee represent the  royal Family (including a corgi) has put a smile on everybody’s face”

If you haven’t had a chance to get out much  why not pop along on a Wednesday morning between 10-1pm and meet all the lovely ladies of all ages who not only enjoy their cake and coffee but support each other when help is needed. Give it a try and learn new skills or share your skills with others. If you just want to sit and enjoy the company that’s fine too!!

 

Co-Op supporting the Knit & Natter Group

About this cause

The group meets at Torrington Town Hall every Wednesday. They are a disparate group of women from all walks of life, many of them vulnerable, who support each other and engage the town in community knitting projects. The latest project was 21,000 poppies knitted by 2,000 knitters. The funding would help extend outreach work to nursing homes and people living alone.

Great Torrington Community Knit & Natter Group on Facebook

How this cause brings people in the community together

The knit and natters relied on Messenger groups and telephone calls for support and reassurance during lockdown. Those in the group who suffer from mental health and low self-esteem issues will rely on the group even more post lockdown. During Covid-19 we have identified more vulnerable people in the community and we want to reach out to these new groups of people by getting them involved.