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A MESSAGE TO OUR MEMBERS, MAY 2020:

I hope you are all keeping well despite the circumstances.

As ever, the Health and Safety of our users, staff, members and visitors to the Centre is our utmost priority and further decisions have been reached following our Trustees’ meeting this morning.
 
The Centre will be closed to general public for a further month, taking us up until the end of June. We predict that we will have lost around £55,000 by the end of September but the good news is we have been awarded £25,000 from the Bristol City Council’s Business Rates Grant.
 
Our reduced staff team are currently all working from home, delivering a range of support services, managing capital and digital project and fundraising. Our furloughed staff will remain on furlough for the time being.

We would like to put together a dedicated zoom/online list. If you would like to promote any online service you are providing at the moment, please let us know and we will include it in our list. This will then be put out in a newsletter and on our social media pages.

Please take care and let us know if you need anything or have any questions – please e-mail or phone us from Monday to Thursday. Alternatively, Goska Ong, the Centre Director can also be contacted at director@stwerburghs.org.uk. Please do let us know your current situation, how you are coping and what your plans are to come back to the Centre if you would like, we’d love to hear from you.

For information about our members go to the Classes page. Here you can find out how to become one yourself.


YEARLY MEMBERSHIP

Classes, Community and Voluntary groups may be eligible for our reduced rates only if they become members. Membership categories are based on your annual income and are outlined below:

A. up to £2,500 = £15
B. £2,500 - £5,000 = £20
C. £5,000 - £10,000 = £25
D. £10,000 £20,000 = £30
E. £20,000 - £40,000 = £35
F. over £40,000 = £50

All member groups are required to take part and support at least one of our annual events, e.g. Summer Festival & Fundraiser or Christmas Market. You can get involved in many ways – coordinating and planning, advertising, volunteering your time on the day, performing or running a stall or a workshop. We also expect that at least one representative of each group will attend our Annual General Meeting.

Each member group has a privilege to nominate their representative to join St Werburghs Community Association and get actively involved in the Centre’s management. The nominations take place at Annual General Meetings, which are usually held in December.

St Werburghs Centre offers a number of benefits to its members. Members can organise fundraising events at the Centre, advertise and sell their services on our premises and get a storage space for their equipment. We have a members' page on our website and on facebook and we produce a community newsletter which promotes our members’ activities. You can take a look at our Confidentiality & Information Sharing Policy 2019 here.

Apart from our excellent facilities we offer the opportunity to associate with other community groups and we focus on building mutually beneficial partnerships. We have a variety of office spaces and storage available for hire with ‘easy in easy out’ terms available. Please refer to our Facilities page for more information.


 

BECOME A MEMBER

If you are interested in becoming a member of St Werburghs Community Centre you can download our membership form here.

On Facebook?

Why not join our group page and keep yourself updated on events at the Centre, build relationships within our communities, set up more fun activities and make a difference!

                             
 

Annual General Meeting

Our last AGM took place online on 8 December 2020. 

2018-2019

Below are links to our previous AGM reports:

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

Our current Business Plan can be downloaded from here. You can also view Memorandum of Articles of SWCA through this link

Our next AGM will take place in December 2021