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Old Coach Road, Cross, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2EF UK

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COMMUNITY HUB READY TO OPEN

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"A jewel at the heart of the Community" is what Dame Joanna Lumley, our President, called the Hub when we told her about our project several years ago. Now, thanks to the sterling work of the Trustees and the generous, financial help from National Grid, the Enovert Community Trust and individual donations, not to mention Aggregate Industries Callow Rock who provided several hundred tonnes of aggregates for the car park and A J Webber Haulage who delivered them to the Hub, we are hoping to open to the public within the next few weeks. We will initially provide hot and cold drinks and a variety of snacks, and a place to meet friends and make new ones. We are looking forward to catering for the many cyclists, ramblers and tourists…
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Trust Chairman meets Griff Rhys Jones

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Our Trust Chairman, Phil Davies, met up with one of our Patrons, Griff Rhys Jones, in Bath where Griff was performing at the Theatre Royal and updated him about the progress that had been made at the Community Hub in Loxton. Griff was eager to hear that the Hub will soon be up and running, and said he hoped to come down in person to see what we are doing to help our local community.
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The Frankie Howerd Community Hub

The Frankie Howerd Community Hub

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Situated in a village just a couple of miles down the lane from Frankie’s house, the Hub will provide much needed services to the surrounding villages which have no shops, pubs or bus service. The Community Hub project is gathering momentum. An Advisory Committee has been formed and its members include a local solicitor, an accountant, social worker, professional fund raiser, the vicar and retired teachers, all ofwhom bring useful skills and experience to the project. A fund-raising group has also started with a brief to engage with local businesses, create a foundation members’ group and improve social media links. If you would like to help the development of the hub and have expertise that could be helpful then please contact us. A significant and very positive development has been…
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An absolutely fabulous person!

An absolutely fabulous person!

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We must just say a few words about our previous President, Dame June Whitfield, who died on the 28th December 2018.What many may not know is that she had a close link with this area. She was a very good friend of Frankie Howerd and Dennis Heymer who lived in the village of Cross and came down to visit them on many occasions, and would visit Dennis while he was still living in the house and she was delighted to be asked to be a Patron, and then President of the Trust. Therefore, as a mark of respect to and love for June, the Trust has decided to name the Community Hub activities’ room “The Dame June Whitfield Room”.“I get recognised quite a bit, but people are so nice. They…
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