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Welcome!

 

West Itchen Community Trust Ltd is a social enterprise established for the community development and regeneration of inner-city Southampton.

 

As a social enterprise we make our money from commercial property investment but our profits are re-invested into the West Itchen area. We do not have shareholders, we have members and together we are supporting a vibrant community.

 

Our Mission is:


To work as an independent Trust to continue with the regeneration of the West Itchen area, to champion its needs and to assist the aspirations of the people living and working there.

 

To develop the assets of the Trust and to assist other organisations in the area bid for funds.

 

A Strategic Vision

  • Supporting Southampton communities through active engagement, reducing isolation, improving community cohesion, improving health and wellbeing and delivering opportunities for all through education and training.
  • Establishing community hubs and training centres throughout the City.¬†¬† Offering community representatives an opportunity to develop sustainable projects.
  • Developing our commercial portfolio to aid growth and future investment, offering entrepreneurs a base and professional support to develop and grow their ideas.
  • Developing lifetime relationships in the community from pre-school to retirement through nurseries within our hubs and assisting the community to support young people to realise their potential.
  • Identifying opportunities to develop desirable and sustainable residential properties in deprived areas.
  • Creating tomorrow‚Äôs community leaders.

Supporting a vibrant community…

 

 

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Latest News

T.E.E.M. Work Club available in various locations

Do you want to improve your chances at finding work? The T.E.E.M. (training, education, employment, motivation) Work Club can help. T.E.E.M. can help with: Job application forms Job searching CV’s Disclosure advice Preparing for interviews Gaining skills Moving towards work Volunteering The work club locations which are available weekly are the following: ¬† Bitterne Library, […]

October 17, 2019

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Grants available for cancer awareness

NHS Wessex Cancer Alliance in partnership with Action Hampshire are offering grants for up to ¬£700 to anyone looking to help run an event or project in the community based around cancer. Communities Against Cancer is a project aimed at raising awareness of cancer and helping communities understand more about risks, prevention and symptoms. Grants […]

October 16, 2019

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