13
FEB
2014

Floor covering laid to main hall

The main hall of the Poppy Centre building now has the floor covering laid.  What a difference it makes – we are now really working towards completion of this building.
12
FEB
2014

Charity Shop reaches £100,000

Today our Charity Shop, at 76 – 82 Stalham High Street has now raised in excess of £100,000 profit  towards the Poppy Centre building project.  This is a huge achievement is due to the fact that the shop is run entirely by volunteers.  A massive thank you to all of them.
13
JAN
2014

We have sinks!

Work continues to the toilet and changing room areas.  Wall panelling has now been installed to the male and female toilet areas, the toilet frames and vanity units have been installed and we now even have sinks!  It is really starting to look like a finished building.  All the...
11
DEC
2013

Flooring is laid to toilet, changing rooms and kitchen area

Another exciting stage of the build, the flooring has now been laid to the toilet, changing rooms and kitchen area.  This makes these areas ready for the washroom cubicles and panelling to be installed in the next few weeks, which will be followed by the sanitary ware.
29
NOV
2013

Work continues to all areas

Now that the Poppy Centre Trust has a steady stream of income from it’s charity shop, work continues at the centre.  During September, October and November the painters and decorators have been busy, all the ground floor ceilings and some wall areas have been plaster...
23
OCT
2013

North Norfolk Big Society grant received

The Poppy Centre Trust would like to thank the North Norfolk Big Society for a grant of £15,000 towards the toilet and changing room facilities at the Poppy Centre.  Work is ready to start, and with this funding will commence immediately.  This will be a huge step forward for the...
20
AUG
2013

Boxing in and construction of cupboards

Work is now continuing to box in and make good all areas and to construct user group storage cupboards.       
23
JUL
2013

Underfloor heating pipework is laid

The dpm, insulation, underfloor heating pipework and top floor screed has now been laid to all the floors ready for the finished floor covering.     
02
JUL
2013

Poppy Centre Charity Shop 1st Birthday

The Poppy Centre Charity Shop celebrated its first birthday today.  It has been a fantastic year, and has far exceeded our expectations for raising money for the building project.  So far we have raised in excess of £55,000 towards our target.  The shop is staffed entirely by...
01
JUL
2013

Poppy Centre Charity Shop – 1st birthday

On Tuesday 2 July the Poppy Centre Charity Shop will be 1 year old. To date the profit from the shop towards the building project is £55,000. We will be celebrating by having a 25% off everything sale for the day. Please pop in and see us to celebrate this great achievement. The...