2020 onwards and upwards

After a busy and successful 2019 that saw an uptake in bookings and multiple improvements made to the property including; new floor; Wifi; painting of the railings and a freshening up of the kitchen we are looking to continue this trend into 2020. We are currently in the process of applying for major funding to resolve the issue with the heating, replacing the condemned gas system, we will also be looking at having solar panels fitted to make the building

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Progress for the floor

After two long weekends and help from many members of the management committee and a small number of volunteers from the community, the floor in the upstairs hall has seen a major change. Gone are the tired, dark carpets, small dance floor, random vinyl and metal strips. The original floor boards that older members of the community may remember dancing on, have been revealed. They have been sanded and then a varnish has been applied. In the coming weeks a

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Floor renovation

Hi everyone. On Friday the 8th of March we will begin to renovate the upstairs hall’s floor. This is not only make the hall a little nicer but to allow a wider variety of activities to take place. We will be pulling up all of the old flooring, sanding the old floorboards and varnishing them. The heaviest work load will be on the Friday when we will need to bring down the curtains, clear the hall, pull up the carpet

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Autumn Updates and future plans

It’s been a busy couple of months at the hall as we move forward in improving the facilities. Thanks to funding from the Tamar Valley AONB we have recently installed a baby changing unit that is accessible to everyone as well as two solar powered lights to increase visibility at the main entrances as the nights draw in.  We have further improvements to the toilet facilities happening right now as well a major revamp planned for the future.  A second

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Hall update July

Hello everyone, it has been a busy and successful couple of months as the hall continues to push forward. There were many successful events held in the hall during the festival week and it was great for the committee to see the hall actively being used for community events.  We have received several donations recently, the biggest of which was from the Albaston Fete who donated a fantastic £400 from their coffers.   I have recently had a quote to replace

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Calling all local tradesmen and craftsmen – Help needed to create a better Village Hall

Recently we have been gathering information about possible uses for the lower half of the hall and how it will run alongside expansion of the use of the upstairs area.  There was a common theme to the feedback that suggested that a multi-functional space was required that could host a variety of activities including but not restricted to: youth clubs, group cafes, meetings and training; different to the more open space upstairs.  With that in mind, the plan is to

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