Each person throws the dice in turn. If you throw a six, put on the hat, scarf and gloves. With the knife and fork you are free to eat as much chocolate as possible before somebody else throws a six. This carries on until all the chocolate has been eaten. The aim is to obtain as much chocolate as possible. This game is particularly popular with the group – to be fair, anyone who likes chocolate is usually more than happy to play!
We are having an Open Day here at the Beechtree when you can come along and see what we do, meet the staff and volunteers and get a bit “hands on”. The day will be on Wednesday 12 September between 11am – 3pm.
Here are just some of the things on offer:
- Healthy Cooking demonstration & food tasting session,
- Art exhibition,
- IT demonstration,
- The Community garden will be open and surplus produce will be available to buy along with jams and chutneys,
- Youth group display,
- Inclusive sports demonstration,
- Free entry into draw.
On 31st May, Gilda Nicholson, our digital inclusion officer gave a live interview on the Jim Hawkins Show on Radio Shropshire about the work of the Beechtree in enabling people to get online. You can listen to the interview until the 29th June by clicking on this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p067f6b5 and starting the playback at 1hour and 43 minutes.
The Building Better Opportunities project brings together funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF). Run in conjunction with The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the project aims to provide pre-employment support within Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin for disadvantaged people aged 19 and over who are not in work.
BBO Shropshire provides personalised support and guidance to help participants gain skills and develop confidence, as well as opening up opportunities in employment, volunteering, training and work experience.
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Delicious freshly made food sourced from our Community Garden at affordable prices .
Since the closure of Belton Farm cheese shop WE NOW SUPPLY BELTON CHEESE!!
New for 2019 – We now have the facility to accept card payments in the cafe, (small minimum spend required).
Comments from some of our customers: “From the first moment this communal hub has made me feel welcomed. The staff are truly friendly people (not mcfriendly)”
” Extremely pleasant staff, the food good, tasty and fresh. Very well presented, café scrupulously fresh and clean”
“Friendly and helpful, very good with the kids and don’t mind the noise or the mess!”
” Very clean and organised. Friendly staff, lovely soup and bread. A little gem.”
“Had to look for it from the hospital but good entrance for disabled. Very welcoming”
“Easy to get into. Very reasonably priced and welcoming staff!
The Café also boasts wi-fi Internet facilities with a “house” laptop available during opening hours for free use by Café customers. Free wi-fi access is also available for Café customers who bring their own machines throughout our opening hours.
Café opening hours are currently 9.30 am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday.