It's been said before but your Community Centre really does need you! We need to fill various roles at the Community Centre if we are to continue to develop and you may be just the person to help keep this vital Knighton resource open for business.
After perhaps the most demanding period in the centre's history, our current Treasurer has decided to stand down. Everybody is of course very grateful to her for the sterling work she has done as our Treasurer. during a challenging period of rapid change and huge financial responsibilities. Now as we face the challenges of making the newly revamped centre pay its way and become the focus of Knighton life, the management committee is looking for a new Treasurer to take over as soon as possible. If you have previous financial experience, perhaps in a bank, or in the public sector or as an accountant or if you have been a Treasurer before or are willing to learn, please consider this essential and rewarding role. Further details are available from Sue, the current Treasurer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or committee Chairperson Karen Plant at email@example.com. It is planned to get some extra help for the Treasurer in book keeping if needed.
If you have what it takes to be a sound engineer we also have need of someone to help operate our newly acquired portable PA system. We hope in time to be able to put on more live music as a result so this should appeal to someone who loves live music.
There are lots of roles we need to fill, from gardening to basic building maintenance to serving in the café at the market. Our current and quite wonderful valiant band of volunteers is the life blood of the centre but we can only do so much to revitalise the Community Centre without YOUR help.
On May 12th the twice monthly Community Market is celebrating the arrival of spring by focusing attention on everything to do with gardening. As well as our usual selection of food and craft stalls with the emphasis on local and quality, we'll have plant stalls, tool and knife sharpening, woven willow and a children's workshop with a garden theme. The market cafe's music will even have a flowery theme! At the end of the market, there will be a screening of a talk by Pam Warhurst on the "Incredible Edible" initiative that began in Todmorden in northern England and spread all over the world. It is hoped that the film will be followed by a discussion on how the idea of using spare space in our communities to grow food can be applied in Knighton.
As usual, the market runs from 9.30am to 12.30pm, with the film and discussion following immediately afterwards.