Year: 2016

Iain Tuckett

Coin Street celebrates Living Wage Week 2016

November 4, 2016

This week Coin Street is proud to be celebrating Living Wage Week (LWW) and our Living Wage Employer 2016 accreditation. Living Wage Week is an annual celebration which recognises the leadership shown by employers across the UK who are making a voluntary commitment to pay the Living Wage Foundation Living Wage*. The new independently calculated […]

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Girls’ Club – Photography Project

October 20, 2016

At our weekly Girls’ Club, which currently runs from Blackfriars@Livingspace, we strive to host an exciting and engaging programme of activities for young women aged 12–16 years old. And in an age where most young people prefer to post pictures on Snapchat and Instagram, we decided to run a photograhy project, testing their skills with […]

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bernie spain gardens

Phase 2 of the Bernie Spain Gardens public consultation

October 6, 2016

Following the open meeting in July for all our co-op residents, we are now in phase 2 of this project which is a public consultation. We will be running three pop up consultation events in the gardens on 6, 7 and 8 October (10am to 4pm) to gather views of people who live, work and visit […]

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Babies and nursery staff reading together

The family and children’s centre settle into the autumn term

October 3, 2016

As we leave summer firmly behind and enter the autumn term, the children in the Coin Street family and children’s centre (F&CC) are starting to settle into their new routines as nursery-goers. In the autumn term we always welcome new children to the nursery. Settling into a new school can be an exciting time for […]

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Natalie Mady – Coin Street’s Community Gardener

September 27, 2016

“Make it fun” Why are community gardens like Bernie Spain Gardens important – aside from gardening and growing things ? Bernie Spain brings people together and people can learn and share ideas particularly sharing crops from different countries and recipes on how to cook interesting things. What inspired you to become a community gardener? I’ve always really enjoyed being outside […]

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