Witton Lodge Community Association

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Throughout the year we organise, host and contribute to a wide range of activities, from community based festivities and celebrations to business focussed events which integrate organisations to support people with their housing, employment and wellbeing needs.

CHECK OUT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR COVERAGE OF THESE AND MUCH, MUCH MORE.

 

University graduate Francesca Strothers talks about how the Kickstart employment support scheme has really given her career ambitions a boost

Frankie’s Kickstart

 

Organisations funded through the Erdington Neighbourhood Network Scheme came together to celebrate the impact of activities they have delivered to help the vulnerable

Erdington NNS Showcase

 

Our Youth Employment and Engagement Officer, Dellano Lewis, talks about his journey from Witton Lodge job seeker to paid employee helping others into work

Dellano’s Journey

 

The latest Erdington  NNS networking event in Kingstanding gave people the chance to explore opportunities for funding to establish activities which boost the mental and physical health of older adults

NNS in Kingstanding

 

Local resident Sharon Haden talks about her experience volunteering with Witton Lodge Community Association and how it is benefitting others – and herself

Sharon Volunteer

 

West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, visited the Erdington Baths site to hear all about our plans to transforming the building into an exciting new Enterprise Hub

Enterprise Hub

 

Erdington Reverend, Malcolm Oliver, delivers a message of hope and support for all those in the district who have reservations about taking the Covid-19 vaccine

Message of Hope

 

Alicja Kaczmarek, Director of the Polish Expats Association (Centrala) delivers a Covid-19 safety messages to members of Erdington’s Polish community – on behalf of the Erdington Covid-19 Task Force.

Polish Residents. Be Safe and Vaccinate

 

Members of the Erdington COVID19 Taskforce, including Witton Lodge Community Association, have come together to produce a music video, aimed at raising the profile of the group to reach as many people as possible with its help and support services 

Erdington COVID19 Taskforce “We’ll Be There For You”

 

In these uncertain times of Coronavirus, our Resident Chair, Linda Hines, has a message for all our residents across Perry Common and Wyrley Birch

Coronavirus: A Community Response

 

Track Friday 3 showcased the best young talent around during an evening of live music and performance at Perry Common Community Hall

Track Friday 3

 

This year is a special year for Witton Lodge Community Association – 2019 is our 25th anniversary and as part of the ongoing celebrations we have produced a special, commemorative video

WLCA at 25

 

The launch of the Erdington Neighbourhood Network Scheme (ENNS) drew an interested crow of social enterprise, voluntary and community organisations keen to learn how they can support older people to live independent and connected lives 

ENNS 

 

A great turnout to our first Reversing Diabetes workshop; empowering people to take control of the condition and enjoy a happy and healthy lifestyle 

Reversing Diabetes

 

Members of the Ring of Sound choir were in fine voice during a performance at our Witton Lodge ‘party like it’s 1994’ 25th Birthday bash

Ring of Sound 

 

Members of the Wan Sheung Chinese Ethnic Dance Group performed at this year’s Spring into Spring festival, adding a touch of Eastern delight to the occasion

Spring into Spring dancers 

 

Our live music event, Track Friday 2, brought together the cream of the region’s musical talent with live performances in reggae, R&B, soul and Hip Hop

Track Friday 2

 

Local school pupils receive their instructions, ready to help with our Spring-clean litter-pick at Perry Common Recreation Ground 

Spring Clean litter-pick 

 

Six local ladies, all looking for work, enrolled on our Employability Promote Yourself training course. Two of them talk here about how it has helped them. 

Employment and Skills: A case study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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