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Monthly Archives: December 2016

HOPE’s Christmas bake off success

On Friday the 9th of December we had our Christmas Bake Off, which consisted of 4 categories, cakes, biscuits, mince pies and a children’s category. The bake off had some fantastic and festive entries, they tasted as good as they looked! On our judging panel we had: Daniel from Ilet & Clark, Alison from The Crossing, Pat from St Anne’s Church, Julie from Spoonful of Sugar, Sophie from The Worksop Guardian, Geoff Matthews from the Retford Rotary Club, Alan Sutton a Trustee at HOPE and CEO Alan of HOPE.
The atmosphere of the morning was brilliant and we would like to congratulate our winners!
Winners: Mince Pies-Heather Owen, Cakes-HOPE house service users, Biscuits-Alison from The Crossing, Children’s category-Jack Medcalf. Our star baker was: Alison from The Crossing.

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FACE RMS donates shoe boxes to HOPE

FACE Recording & Measurement Systems donates to HOPE this Christmas   Hope Community Services would like to say a massive thank you to FACE Recording & Measurement Systems Ltd in Nottingham for their very generous donations. FACE have donated a selection of tinned food, as well as clothing. Moreover, they have also donated Christmas shoeContinue Reading

U3A donates hand knitted items to HOPE

Local Crafts club U3A donates hand knitted winter essential to HOPE…   U3A (University of Third Age) crafts club in Retford has very generously donated hand knitted items such as; hats, scarves and gloves to HOPE Community Services for their Emergency Accommodation Hostel. The U3A movement is a unique and exciting organisation which provides throughContinue Reading

Thank you from HOPE this Christmas

  Well, Christmas is nearly here – each year I say that I’ll be better prepared next time, yet again its crept up and almost hit me in the face! Fortunately, at HOPE we are much better prepared.  Staff know who is working which shifts, who can have their turkey and tinsel at home, andContinue Reading

£140K start to homelessness campaign

 £140K START TO HOMELESSNESS CAMPAIGN     Charities working with homeless people will benefit from a new Lincolnshire Co-op fundraising campaign, which kicked off with the community retailer giving away £140,000 worth of food, household goods and toiletries.   During December, January and February, 14 homelessness charities (see list in Notes to Editors) will beContinue Reading

St Anne’s Church donates £2,000 to HOPE

The Parish of St Anne’s Church Worksop make £2,000 donation to HOPE Hope Community Services would like to say a massive thank you to St Anne’s Church, who formally donated a cheque of £2,000 which will go towards refurbishing HOPE’s Emergency Accommodation Hostel. The hostel, located on Queen Street, is Nottinghamshire’s only 24/7, directly accessibleContinue Reading