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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

Southampton City Council need foster carers!

Could you make a difference to a child’s life? Foster carers provide stable homes for children who can no longer live with their birth families at this time and have come into the care of the Local Authority. They offer a supportive, caring and secure foundation, enabling children and young people to move into the […]

March 18, 2020

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International Women’s Day events hosted by Northam Local Conversation go down a treat

On Sunday the 8th of March and Monday the 9th of March, Northam Local Conversation in partnership with WICT, held a Women’s Party and Women’s Lunch Event. The purpose of the events were to celebrate International Women’s Day (8th March) and the difference women have made in the Northam community. Women’s Party On Sunday the […]

March 16, 2020

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