Freedom Conference 2019

Saturday, 13th July 2019 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Hall Road Methodist Church, Brimington S43 1GH Keynote Speaker: Hospitality Mr. Ian White (Cliff College) Ian is a Senior Tutor at the college and is the Executive Director of Micah68, an organisation offering support to the people of the Middle East....

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10 Years On

The Freedom Community Project began in September 2008 after the first community week held on Dykes Field in August had identified the needs within the community. Initially we ran a café and food bank on a Tuesday morning. Through conversations with the people who came to the café, we identified...

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D.I.Y. Christmas Presents

Christmas presents

It’s that time of year again! This year we are going to give our 10 best ideas for low-cost homemade Christmas presents. Christmas Toffee This toffee is beautiful and delicious! Just wrap it up in some stripy paper or pop it in a decorated old jam jar and stick...

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Family benefit austerity is a complex and controversial issue. Every year in April when the budget is released, working-class families anxiously await to hear whether the benefits they are entitled to will be cut. One of the most infamous austerity measures in recent years was the reduction of benefits to...

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Job Vacancy (Mansfield)

Cluster Support Worker (Mansfield) Job Description Cluster Support Worker Base Freedom Community Project – Mansfield, Shirebrook and Ollerton Area Salary £18,200 pro rata Working Week 16 Hours per week – days to be agreed Application Forms Available with job description from the main office 01246 241457 Closing Date 15 April...

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Social Media’s Effects on Mental Health

Our desire to capture and communicate a positive identity has always existed. Keeping diaries was all the rage for millions of our Victorian era predecessors. Social media is the latest manifestation. It’s something we brought into existence, not something that happened to us. Its skeleton is a vast network of algorithms, built to...

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How do you know if you are in debt?

Calculator with pens and paper on wooden desk

Most people in the current world are in some form of debt, whether it be car finance, a mortgage or being in schemes such as buy now and pay 6 months later with no interest. The difference is whether this debt is manageable, or if it is making you suffer....

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Christmas Cheer

Out of focus Christmas tree lights

Our annual Christmas events were once again well-attended with over 70 people turning up to visit Santa’s Grotto and our Christmas party afterwards. The Christmas dinner was also a success. Though at one point we thought we might not have enough food to go around, everyone was fed and there...

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Food Bank over Christmas

Vignette border composed of red fruit and berries

The office will be open Wednesday, December 27th through Friday, December 29th for people requiring a food parcel. If you require a food parcel over the post-Christmas period, please call in at Bolsover Methodist Church, Hill Top, Bolsover S44 6NN between 9 am and 5 pm and a member of...

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