03
FEB
2017

Thank you Rank Foundation Ltd

The Rank Foundation Ltd have awarded us £3,500 towards our ground source heating system.  We now have £45,500 set aside leaving a target of £34.500.  THANK YOU.
24
JAN
2017

£42,000 now set aside

We now have £42,000 set aside towards the completion of the ground source heating system.  We very much hope that with income from the charity shop and some grant making trust applications we reach our target of £80,000 by May 2017.
03
DEC
2016

St Mary’s Christmas Tree Festival 3 – 11 December 2016

We have once again put a tree up along with many other voluntary groups and businesses in St Mary’s Church, Stalham, for the annual tree festival.  Go along and see them if you can.  Here is ours:  
01
DEC
2016

£10,000 anonymous donation received

We are delighted to announce that we have received an anonymous donation of £10,000 towards the ground source heating system.  With other income and donations set aside we now have £34,000 towards our £80,000 target.  This leaves us with £46,000 to raise so we can instruct the...
01
DEC
2016

Thank you Stalham High School

We are delighted to advise that we have received a donation from Stalham High School of £174.80 as a result of a non-uniform day held in school.  Thank you very much.
24
OCT
2016

£61,000 target left towards the ground source heating system

As we are now saving specifically for the ground source heat pump and bore holes, which will cost £80,000 to complete the heating system to the building.  We have now set aside £19,000 towards this target from the income from the shop and donations received.  This leaves us with...
06
SEP
2016

Thank you DK Fairs – Walcott Indoor Collectors Fleamarkets 2016

Thank you to DK Fairs for once again inviting us to benefit from hosting their annual flea markets at Walcott.  The Poppy Centre volunteers, Margaret and Jennifer attended on our behalf and over the four dates £ 1502.89 was raised towards the building project.  Since 2014 these...
30
JUL
2016

Change of tactics

Back in 2013 the Poppy Centre Trust was pledged some funding towards the project.  The Trustees decided to set this aside against the ground source heat pump and installation of the bore holes.  Income from the Charity shop would continue to be used to keep the completion of the...
05
MAR
2016

Door furniture is installed

We have now got sufficient funds to purchase all the door handles, locks, kick plates, closers etc.  Work has commenced to install all of these to over 50 doors!  Our external steel door and shutter contractor, Cooks, have been back to install two new external doors to the side...
05
FEB
2016

Landscaping complete

The main building contractor came back in October to take down the fencing, and to complete landscaping to the front of the building and the tarmac to the paths.  In addition, as part of the Poppy Centre’s commitment to make good Recreation Road and the Car Park following...