Tag Archives: Volunteer

#Befriending Scheme at Millman Street Community Centre: Connie and Alan

Holborn Community Association’s Befriending Scheme matches isolated older people with volunteers, who offer weekly visits, friendship and an all-important link to the wider community and the outside world. As an example of its work, the scheme has continued the pairing … Continue reading

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#New Hue: Civil Servants Paint Railings at Millman Street Community Centre

Last Thursday (15th September), several civil servants from the CMA (Competition And Markets Authority) un-pushed their pens and picked up brushes in order to spruce up the railings and wall in the Millman Street Community Centre garden with a lick of paint. … Continue reading

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Meet our New Befriending Scheme Organiser

Holborn Community Association is pleased to announce that there will be a new Befriending Scheme Organiser at Millman Street Community Centre.  Kate will be setting up a service for lonely and isolated people over 55 in the Holborn area.  She will … Continue reading

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Oasis Project: Spring Special Update

Millman Street Community Centre’s ongoing gardening workshop is showing green shoots of recovery after the bitter winter.  That said, it was still brass monkey weather when this reporter was given access to the latest developments. Battling heroically against the elements, Rema, … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Evening at Millman Street Resources Centre

Last Thursday evening (10th December), Millman Street Resources Centre held an evening to thank the various volunteers who help out at HCA throughout the year.  Volunteers enjoyed food and drink, with music courtesy of Ken’s iPod, providing No.1 hits of … Continue reading

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Oasis Project Latest at Millman Street Centre

Today, the process of clearing the garden terrace at Millman Street Centre began in earnest as part of the ongoing Oasis Project.  In windy, nippy conditions gardening guru Rema, along with volunteer David, made steady progress in removing excess ivy and … Continue reading

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A Day beside the Sea

Hello again folks! Yes, i’ts me El Moano . Sorry I’ve not reported anything lately but I’ve been away in the country. After a mad dash I just made the Millman Street charabanc to Southend. For reasons I’ll disclose later I wore a … Continue reading

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