I was at a community anchor meeting and people were saying, “what do you think we should do, now we’re coming out of Covid?”. And I said, what I’d like is a field and a load of people from the local community, and I’d like to have an allotment where we could just grow and share food in the community. Continue reading “Chrissie’s story – How I got hooked on an idea for an allotment”
In 2016 I took voluntary redundancy from working full time for Kirklees Libraries. I wanted something to do and I’d heard about the Lindley choir as far back as 2013. With work and other commitments, I’d never had the time, but it was something I thought I’d like to try. Now I could. Continue reading “Ann’s story: There’s something very powerful about singing together”
If I told you that receiving a jar of flowers with her shopping inspired a lady to get out her brushes and begin painting again, I think you’d be hard pressed to believe it. But that happened. A small act of kindness for someone who was feeling alone and unmotivated during the pandemic, was a reminder that she’s not forgotten and that somebody out here cares.