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4 September 2012

Youth and Community News.

Things have been busy for the youth and community team over the last few months delivering and developing new projects. Here’s a rundown of what we…
29 August 2012

Broadhurst Park Nearly Completed!

The refurbishment of the sunken garden at Broadhurst Park in Manchester is nearly completed. The group met on site in the sunshine last week to ins…
29 August 2012

Broadhurst Park Nearly Completed!

The refurbishment of the sunken garden at Broadhurst Park in Manchester is nearly completed. The group met on site in the sunshine last week to ins…
12 August 2012

Things Get Fruity at Brierfield Allotments!

Families from Brierfield are having a great time at the weekly sessions on the Children’s Allotment at Bent Head, Brierfield.   The latest sessions…
27 July 2012

Butterton Play Area Finally Complete

Work has finally been completed at Butterton Play area in Staffordshire. The poor contractors (P2 Services) were held up for weeks whilst the site …
13 July 2012

Brierfield Allotment Group Flourishes

Brierfield Children’s Allotment had  2 tonnes of free compost delivered yesterday (12.07.2012), thanks to Lancashire County Council and Global Rene…
12 July 2012

Hyde Park Community Orchard Launch

I had a great time today at the launch of The Community Orchard at Hyde Park. There was a great turn out to see all the hard work that had gone int…
8 July 2012

A Great Example Of Community Power and Stamina – Watch the video!

Here’s the link to a four minute film about Tameside’s Hyde Park Orchard, telling the story of how local people have been involved in t…
18 June 2012

Construction On Site

Work has begun on site at Butterton, Staffordshire to refurbish the existing play area and install drains to the kick about area, in spite of the b…
23 May 2012

Celebration in Whitworth

Whitworth Memorial gardens were officially reopened this weekend, 90 years after they were first completed. The aim of the project was to refurbish…
20 May 2012

Tender Times

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Proffitts with tenders being sent out for two projects in Greater Manchester. The first one is for creation of a…
15 May 2012

High Spirits in Lowton

Very nearly forgot to mention this one! There was a brilliant community feel at a newly refurbished play area in Lowton at the weekend just gone. L…
22 April 2012

Shackleton Gets Into The Groove

Residents on Shackleton Grove, Bolton have really got into the community groove recently with all sorts of successful events going on. Bolton at Ho…
21 April 2012

Finding Manchester

Proffitts – Investing in Communities are proud sponsors of http://www.findingmanchester.com/about/. The project aims to promote Manchester, E…
3 April 2012

Rossendale Play Area Edges Towards Completion

Edgeside Park play area was officially opened at weekend, in spite of the cold weather! Many people turned up to support Edgeside and District Resi…
30 March 2012

Adrenaline Gateway!

With the support and funding from Lancashire County Council a project known as the Adrenaline Gateway to Proffitt’s staff and Young People wh…
30 March 2012

Fruits of Britannia

20 children from Britannia Primary School helped Proffitt’s staff yesterday plant 100 fruit trees in the school grounds. The trees were plant…
30 March 2012

Get Stuck In!

Greensleeves Community Allotments just off Oban Drive in Shadsworth have certainly proved themselves recently. With the help of funding from Commun…

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