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Coronavirus statement from the Beechtree Centre -updated 14th September 2020

The new guidance regarding groups starts today however we are able to advise that the youth project and walking for health are exempt from the rule of six. Usual social distancing and sanitisation guidelines will continue to be followed.

The Centre is staffed 10-3 Mondays to Fridays but our café and social activities remain closed. Staff are at the end of the phone to talk to you about room hire, our employability programme BBO, the youth project, Community Cars, Walking for Health and other enquiries on 01948 258220 or you can email info@btcc.org.uk

Please do not visit the centre without a prior appointment as we are unable to admit you. Thank you for your support.

Community Car Service drivers are following strict safety guidelines with hospital bookings taking priority. Please call us on 01948 664447 between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday for information and bookings. We are grateful to our volunteer drivers for providing this vital service.

Our next Walking for Health walk, led by Nigel, is on Wednesday 15 September meeting at 10am in the carpark at the rear of the Civic Centre.

Welcome to the Beechtree Centre

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A Healthy Living Centre offering a friendly environment for local people.

Contact us on 01948 258220

Opening hours – Monday – Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Registered Charity no. 1073546

We aim to:

  • Involve everybody
  • Promote health
  • Provide a range of activities for physical and mental wellbeing
  • Provide a comfortable environment
  • Offer short & 1-2-1 IT sessions and courses
  • Provide a base for other local services
  • Support a variety of counselling services

Activities

Computers

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Youth Project

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Art & Craft

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Move it or Lose it

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Into Work

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Community Garden

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Café

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Walking for Health

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Latest News

  • Lunch will be served!

    We are hosting our second luncheon club next week and would love to see you there. It is fish and chips – perfect for a sunny September Wednesday. Spread the word and book early!

  • Lunch was served!

    We were pleased to have Lisa and Toby back in the cafe last week for the first time since lock down. The smells and sounds of food preparation – locally sourced lamb and apples were on the menu- and the appreciative chat from familiar Beechtree faces filled the centre and gave us hope for the future. However we were all so busy we didn’t get …Read more

  • Walking for health after lockdown

    Nigel led our first socially distanced walk on Wednesday 19 August with a 3-mile walk out to Belton and back via Alkington Road. There was some rain but there were no dramas and it was all very manageable. Peter was the back marker and everyone was glad to be out in the Shropshire countryside again. We hope that the short walks will be back soon. …Read more

  • Youth Work now online Digital Youth Club Zoom session

    Tom has been updating Facebook with how this vital service was able to continue during lock down by setting up an online youth club. “Working from home during lock down brought up a lot of challenges for myself, Jan, Nic and our Young Leader Sophia but we persevered and set up our very own Digital Youth Club using Zoom (which I think everyone is familier …Read more

  • Chair of the Beechtree Centre trustees and a good friend to us all, we are sad to report the death of Cllr Terry O’Neill on 24 June 2020. He moved to Whitchurch in 2000 and became a town councillor in 2012, heading up the Parks and Public Realm committee where he was responsible for developments in our town parks such as memorial benches and the …Read more

Ongoing fundraising appeal.

As a not-for-profit charity which offers services and activities to local people at a low, affordable cost we are constantly looking for ways to raise funds to support the centre. If you would like to make a donation to help us, you can do so easily by clicking on the donate button. Donations are processed for us by PayPal and in order to make the button work, PayPal may place cookies on your computer. You can read more about cookies on our Cookie Policy page.

Beechtree Newsletters

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You can access our older newsletters by clicking on this link.

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Contact

Please do get in touch

How to find us

Beechtree Community Centre.
Hospital Site,
Claypit Street,

Whitchurch,
Shropshire.
SY13 1NT.

01948 258220

infoATbtcc.org.uk Please note, that in order to avoid Spam, we have not provided a clickable email. Please replace the AT above with the usual @ symbol when emailing.

If you have a complaint

in the first instance please contact our Chief Officer Penny Beddoes. If you are not happy with this or the response, you should ask to speak to Celia Camplin who is Acting Chair of our Trustees. A complaints form can be obtained from reception or sent out on request.