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Photographs and video.
A picture says a thousand words. Take some time and look at our gallery of photographs and video to get a sense of our amazing community and the things we are achieving together to make a difference and deliver our vision.
St Matthews Community Hero Award. Sept 2020
St Matthews Community Hero Award We are so very pleased to award a very special person Ghada Elazabi St Matthews very first community hero award. She received 14 nominations from members of the community who hold her in the highest regards. She was instrumental in setting up and running of the women's cafe and making it such a great success, she has helped her neighbours throughout lockdown with practical support and a listening ear. We were pleased on behalf of the community to present her with flowers, a certificate and a £50 gift voucher for a local restaurant. Well done Ghada.
St Matthews Sport and Volunteer Inclusion Project
At St Matthew's Big Local we are committed to inclusion and we are constantly working hard to provide opportunities to everyone. We are particularly proud of a project that we have been running this year funded by Sport England we now have 10 committed volunteers who are running sports sessions with their community. The programme has broken down barriers and helped people have healthier and happier lives. The global pandemic had raised challenges but with the dedication of the coaching staff and volunteers this project has been a massive success. We now need to find significant funding for the project to continue and developed in 2021. Please get in touch if you can help support this wonderful project.
St Matthew's Safe and Secure Cycle Event. February 2016.
Responding to residents consultation to improve road safety in St Matthews. Funding was agreed to help repair and service bikes, fund new helmets, new D-Locks and Light. The local police team security marked the bikes. A great day was had by all and over 60 young people benefited from the event.