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...
17
JUN
2013

Indoor Collectors Fleamarket – Lighthouse Inn, Walcott

On Sunday 16th June, the Poppy Centre Trust were invited as the charity to benefit from this Fleamarket by DK Fairs. Each year they run three of these events in our area and look to support a local charity. Admission was by donation, we had a stall, staffed by some of our shop...
15
JUN
2013

Canopy completed, external staircase brickwork starts

The canopy work is completed and the brickwork is started on the external staircase which now needs to be enclosed.
28
MAY
2013

Conditional Grant – Sheringham Shoal Community Fund

We receive fantastic news, Sheringham Shoal Community Fund have offered us a conditional grant of £20,000 towards the Ground source heating, subject to getting the rest of the £60,000 within 6 months. Thank you.
20
MAY
2013

Canopy framework is installed

The canopy framework is installed, the external staircase fitted and internal stud work continues.