POSTS BY DAVID ORR

  • FESTIVE WORKSHOP

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    Join us for a family festive themed arts & craft workshop this Christmas.

    Saturday 8th December, 2.30pm-3.30pm. St Martins Hall. £3 per child.

    Spaces are limited so click here now to reserve your space

  • NEW FILMS!

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    We have an amazing selection of films coming up for you to enjoy between now and the end of the year!

    • Tuesday 23rd October 12 Lunch, 12.30 film: The Greatest Showman
    • Saturday 8th December, 10am: Toddler Cinema
    • Saturday 8th December, 10.45am: Toddler Cinema
    • Friday 14th December, 7pm: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. (Sing a Long)
    • Tuesday 18th December, 12 lunch, 12.30 film: Nativity
    • Friday 28th December, 10am: Family Film TBC
    • AND even more family films to be announced!

    Keep an eye on our Cinema page on this website for ticket links and new films

  • OCTOBER HOLIDAY

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    All our regular classes will continue over the October break.

    See you there!

    New Age Kurling: Tuesday 9.45am. St Martins Hall

    Arts & Crafts: Wednesday 10-12. Loch Centre

    Gentle Exercise: Thursday 9.30-10.30am St Martins Hall

     

  • DEMOLITION / CAR PARK CLOSURE

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    The demolition process is almost complete and is due to be concluded on 22nd October.

    From this date we will be closing the Winton Place Car park until 20th September 2019 to allow for the safe construction of the new centre.

    We have managed to reduce the time we needed to use the car park by keeping it open during demolition, thanks to RMB demolitions.

    We appreciate car parking is limited in the town and apologise for any inconvenience.

  • DFEL GATHERING

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    The Fraser Centre Community Trust was delighted to attend the Dementia Friendly East Lothian (DFEL) gathering in Haddington yesterday. The presentations and discussions were excellent and informative, particularly based around ‘Dementia Meeting Centres’, which is an area we hope that our new building can embrace and further support our community.

  • LIVING WELL IN LATER LIFE

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    The Trust attended the excellent Living Well in Later Life event in Tranent on Wednesday 10th October. The interest in our project and support was fantastic to receive thank you.

    And a good number of ideas and suggestions for developing our programme once we are back home!

  • GREAT FUN AT TODAY’S ARTS CLASS!

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    Every Wednesday 10-12 at the Loch Centre in Tranent their is a wonderful group of people enjoying great company and making some amazing creations!

    Led by Linda McCann and in partnership with East Lothian Arts Service.

  • THE FRASER CENTRE COMMUNITY TRUST BAGS £2,000 FROM TESCO’S COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEME

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News


    The Fraser Centre Community Trust is delighted to announce it has bagged £2,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.

    Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. greenspace scotland is working with Groundwork to provide support to communities in Scotland.

    Since launching in 2015, Bags of Help has provided more than £60 million to over 18,000 local community projects.
    Millions of shoppers have voted in Tesco stores up and down the country and it can now be revealed The Fraser Centre Community Trust has been awarded £2,000.

    Work will now begin on bringing the project to life.

    The Trust is aiming to rebuild a derelict former picture house into a vibrant community hub for learning, development, arts & entertainment in the heart of Tranent.

    David Orr Project & Development Manager for the Trust said: “We are delighted to have been awarded £2,000 and would like to thank everyone who voted for us. The award will go towards essential equipment for our community café within our new building.

    We would also like to thank the Tesco Bags of Help programme for their generous support in helping us to provide a new community hub in the town.”

    Tony McElroy, Tesco’s Head of Communications in Scotland, said:
    “Bags of Help has been a fantastic success and we’ve been overwhelmed by the response from customers. It’s such a special scheme because it’s local people who decide how the money will be spent in their community. We can’t wait to see the projects come to life.”

    Voting ran in stores throughout July and August with customers choosing which local project they would like to get the top award using a token given to them at the checkout.

    Tesco customers get the chance to vote for three different groups each time they shop. Every other month, when votes are collected, three groups in each of Tesco’s regions are awarded funding.

    Emma Halliday, Community Enabler Coordinator at greenspace scotland, said:
    “Bags of Help continues to enable local communities up and down Britain to improve the local spaces and places that matter to them. The diversity of projects that are being funded shows that local communities have a passion to create something great in their local area. We are pleased to be able to be a part of the journey and provide support and encouragement to help local communities thrive.”

    Funding is available to community groups and charities looking to fund local projects that bring benefits to communities. Anyone can nominate a project and organisations can apply online. To find out more visit www.tesco.com/bagsofhelp.

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    Issued by The Fraser Centre Community Trust.
    For further information please contact:
    David Orr
    Project & Development Manager
    The Fraser Centre Community Trust
    david@thefrasercentre.com
    07938 648038
    www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com

    NOTES TO EDITORS:
    • Bags of Help is supported by money from the sale of carrier bags in Tesco.
    • So far Bags of Help has awarded more than £60 million to over 18,000 local community projects.
    • For more information please visit: www.tesco.com/bagsofhelp.
    • The Fraser Centre Community Trust is a registered charity: SC043597
    • For updates on our capital project visit: www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com
    • For updates on our events please visit: www.thefrasercentre.com

  • THE GREATEST SHOWMAN TICKETS NOW ONLINE

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    You can now book your tickets for The Greatest Showman in advance.

    Tuesday 23rd October, 12 noon Soup & a Roll. 12.30 Film.

    St Martins Hall, Tranent. £3.

    Book online here

  • £750 RAISED FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT!

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: News

    What a great day on Saturday with M&F Funeral Services raising money for the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Coffee Morning!

    On the day we raised an amazing £600 and a further £150 will be added from M&F Funeral Services making the total a superb £750!!

    Thank you to everyone who came along and supported this event. And a big thank you to Glady’s Chucklebutty for entertaining the kids and to all the amazing volunteers and bakers!