New Roots: A place to live and rebuild
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New Roots: A place to live and rebuild

New Roots recently opened its newly refurbished accommodation to support homeless and vulnerable young people in Nottinghamshire. Here, Christie and Casey, two of the young people New Roots support, share their stories.
New Roots launches new accommodation for vulnerable young people in Bassetlaw
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New Roots launches new accommodation for vulnerable young people in Bassetlaw

• Homeless young people move into newly refurbished flats in Worksop • New teenage parent intensive support and assessment unit means young parents in need of high quality support can access this service locally
Glover's Trust: homes to combat isolation
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Glover's Trust: homes to combat isolation

Founded in 1824, Birmingham-based almshouse Glover’s Trust has provided accommodation to those in need for almost 200 years. A Charity Bank loan is helping to fund the renovation and modernisation of its properties. Chairman Pam Johnston shares their story.
The Anchor: Coffee, cake and compassion
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The Anchor: Coffee, cake and compassion

The Anchor opened in 2013 after church group Vinelife secured a Charity Bank loan to create a community coffee house. Jon Hodges, Vinelife's Operations Director, shares The Anchor's story.
Rotary & Residential Care Centres: Home comforts
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Rotary & Residential Care Centres: Home comforts

Rotary & Residential Care Centres recently renovated its main property with a Charity Bank loan, providing top-quality homes for disabled residents. Administrator Jean Jardine shares its story.
Chesterfield FC Community Trust: Football for good
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Chesterfield FC Community Trust: Football for good

In 2011, Chesterfield FC Community Trust developed 'walking football', sparking a nationwide craze. CEO John Croot explains how its Hub, renovated with a Charity Bank loan, brings people together.
The Peel Institute: back from the brink
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The Peel Institute: back from the brink

Faced with escalating costs, the Peel Institute made the difficult decision to sell its property to support its services. Chairman Mick May OBE explains how Charity Bank helped the Peel Institute find its feet in an unexpected way.
Towcester Museum: A window into the past
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Towcester Museum: A window into the past

Housed in a historic property bought with the help of a Charity Bank loan, Towcester Museum documents the city's fascinating past. Chairman Rob Hamlin describes how community passion turned vision into reality.
Punnetts Town Village Hall: community spirit in action
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Punnetts Town Village Hall: community spirit in action

Over the past few years, a vacant village plot has been transformed into a thriving hub. The new Punnetts Town Village Hall hosts regular clubs, classes and coffee mornings, while the attached doctor’s surgery cares for the community’s needs.