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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’s community leaders.

Supporting a vibrant community…

 

 

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Latest News

AWAAZ FM The Big Debate Topic: What can we do to revive the High Street?

2-3pm Wednesday. AWAAZ have started a new programme called The Big Debate. The programme is similar to the BBC’s Question Time with a panel and an audience made up of members of the community. Call 023 8198 0072 for venue details and to participate.

January 16, 2019

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Have your say on first all-through school for Southampton

There’s still time to take part in a survey, as part of a consultation to create Southampton’s very first all-through school that provides education for children from 4 to 16 years of age.

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Events

Northam Breakfast Club

9.00am – 11.00am, every Monday at Northam Community Centre. English and continental breakfast provided. Contact: Abdoulie at abdoulie@wict.co.uk or phone 023 8038 8580

January 21, 2019

 

Samaritans Brew Monday

Samaritans works with the armed forces to spot and support those who may be struggling with their mental health.This January they’re encouraging serving personnel, veterans and families to support ‘Brew Monday’ and beat the January blues.

 

‘With a Song in Mind’ Music Group

2..30—3.30 p.m. on Mondays at Third Age Centre. People with lived experience of mental health issues, supporters, carers relative, friends. All welcome. Contact Saire on 07585616204. saireherschel@gmail.com

 

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