Welcome to Community Life. Our aim is to share the latest Community news and initiatives for you and your family to support during this challenging time. See what's on below:

360 Play Town

if you're looking for something to help entertain your little artist then why not give our Twizzle & Twirl rainbow colouring sheet a go? You can print it out here

The team would love you to share the finished result 🌈🎨 Share your entries over on their FB page here 

Ahead of Wellbeing

The team at Ahead of Wellbeing CIC are offering Skype talking therapy/counseling appointments. You can add them to your contacts here: enquiries@aheadofwellbeingcic.co.uk You can keep up to date with group chats and meditation sessions via their FB page


Andrea J Powell Photography 

Treasure special photos of your little ones with AJ Photography πŸ“Έ
Andrea the photographer, specialises in quality studio portraits, with prices starting from £8. For more information, visit Andrea between 10 AM - 4.30 PM on Thursday 10th & Friday 11th September, located opposite Primark.

Faith at Work

The chaplains of faith at work in Worcestershire are offering support and guidance to workers and businesses during this difficult time. You can phone/text/WhatsApp the team on 07946 655450 or e-mail at support@faithatwork.org.uk

OneFit Mama UK

One Fit Mama returns to Studio One, here at Kingfisher! One Fit Mama Redditch holds exercise classes for Mum's at every stage of motherhood. Its 'OneFitMama' mum and baby classes will start back on Tuesday 22nd September, starting at 10 AM. πŸ‘ΆπŸ½ Please note spaces are limited and must be booked in advance. For further information, please contact Katherine πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Redditch@onefitmama.co.uk or head over to their facebook page here 

Primark's in-store Recycling Scheme

Bring along your pre-loved clothes, footwear and bags from any brand in a bag in-store to Primark here at Redditch. All items will be recycled, nothing will go to landfill & ALL profits will go to UNICEF.

Click here for further information. 

Redditch Borough Council

Tai Chi at Arrow Valley Park

Join Michelle at Arrow Valley Park for outdoor Tai Chi classes. Under current restrictions there will only be up to 5 participants per class and areas will be marked out to maintain social distancing. Classes are £3.50 per class. For further information, click here

Virtual Escape Sessions

Redditch borough council will be launching FREE virtual ESCAPE-pain sessions, starting from 27th July. Take part in two 1 hour long sessions per week with a qualified instructor from the comfort of your own home.

ESCAPE-pain sessions are proven to; reduce joint paiin, improve physical function andthe psychosocial consequences of pain and reduce healthcare and utilisation costs. 

To find out more or register your interest either complete the registration form here or contact RBC on 01527 881404 or email: hayley.gwilliam@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk

Virtual seated Exercise

Interactive seated exercise sessions are in full swing! It is not too late to join in and continue getting active at home. Join Gaynor  at 10:30am every Wednesday via Zoom. Classes are £3 each

Click here for more information #ActiveRedditch

Refuge Helpline

The most dangerous time for a survivor of #DomesticAbuse is when she is leaving or has just left her partner. If you want to support survivors share Refuge's Helpline number - the team are available 24 hours a day and will provide expert support. Together we can support women escape to safety. #YouAreNotAlone

Sandycroft Centre

During this period The Sandycroft centre are still supporting the local community in organising food bank vouchers, provides advocacy, wellbeing and domestic abuse support. Please do not hesitate to contact them on 07515605475 or 07593161301 or email at info@sandycroft.org

Silver Swans Ballet Classes

Silver Swans® classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s, but whatever your age, if you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active our ballet classes will put a spring in your step. Whether you've never danced before or want to get back into the swing of it, our classes have something for everyone.

Silver Swans® classes take place on Thursdays 11am-12pm at Studio One, here at Kingfisher. To book your place call 07572 042164 or email info@jumpdanceacademy.co.uk

Tiny Talk

TinyTalk are based in Bromsgrove and provide baby sign language classes online and in person too. Their 60-minute classes involve music, singing and sensory activities all incorporating signing. Baby classes suitable from birth to 18months. Please visit https://www.tinytalk.co.uk/sarahph for further information. 

TK Maxx - Give up clothes for good 

Give Up Clothes For Good helps transform the items you no longer need into funds for life-saving research into children's and young people's cancers. Simply bring your unwanted clothes, accessories and homeware to the donation station located in-store here at Kingfisher. Click here for further information. 

Waterstones

For those keen to keep up with school work at home, Waterstones have put together a complete range of study guides, work books and educational games - from pre-school to A level, SATs practice to Dinosaur Dominos. Click here for further information. 

Where Next Association

Where Next Redditch, a charity that works with adults with learning disabilities needs your support! They are looking for volunteers to help support their 8,000 hours campaign across Redditch and Studley in the following 6 key areas; 1. Care 2. Retail 3. Arts and Crafts 4. Health / Wellbeing / Fitness 5. DIY / Handyman skills 6. Commercial Horticulture

Please contact russell.wall@where-next.org.uk if you have skills in any of the areas mentioned and can commit to spending time volunteering

Worcestershire Childdren First

Starting school is an exciting milestone, but it can also be a little daunting for children and parents.For some great advice and tips visit their website here
#ReadyForSchool #ReturnToSchool

Worcestershire County Council

#Here2Help is campaign led by Worcestershire County Council providing information on steps to look after yourself during this challenging time.  

With schools now closed to the majority of pupils, WCC put together a colouring activity to help children stay occupied at home whilst showing support for #Here2Help. Click here to download the Here2Help Colouring Activity Sheet

If you have anything you would like to share, please send an email to: guestservices@kingfisher-centre.co.uk