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Latest news from the Austerfield Centre

Essential Life Skills

Following the huge success of the government-funded ELS scheme, we are looking to expand this offering to schools and community groups. If you work with a group of children who would benefit from learning some basic life skills such as safe fire-lighting, den building and other survival techniques, please get in touch with us to […]

New Pond Shelter

We recently received a grant of £2,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund the installation of a shelter beside our on-site pond. The wooden structure, which was designed and built by a local carpenter, provides shade in summer and shelter from the elements for groups doing pond dipping activities. Equipped with storage benches to […]

Funding News

Co-op Local Community Fund scheme We are delighted to announce that customers of the Co-op have raised £1,111.57 to support us in funding a wooden gazebo for shelter outside. Once we have raised further funds we will be able to begin this project. Our grateful thanks for all those who supported us by donating in […]