Providing a safe place of welcome and opportunity for the local and wider community

Dorothy Parkes Centre joins Communities in Sync!

Centre joins Sandwell based Consortium working alongside lead providers in health and social care

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Centre registers as Warm Welcome Space

Everyone has somewhere warm and friendly to go, so no one is ever left to get through winter alone

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Centre achieves ‘Thrive at Work’ Foundation Level Award

We are creating a workplace that promotes employee health and wellbeing

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

DPC Community Allotment Plot wins Best Community Garden of the Year Award

TV Gardener David Domoney ranks DPC plot as the best in the UK

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Centre to launch 'Warm this Winter' Campaign

Centre secures grant from National Grid's Community Matters Fund to provide Warm Packs and Warm Bank this winter

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Author: Robert Bruce

Cadent Foundation donate Warm Packs for Places of Welcome Group

Group members gifted packs to help keep themselves warm this winter

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Centre supports Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child

180 shoeboxes containing gifts for children across the world are collected from the Centre

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Community Litter Pick changes for 2024

Centre to expand coverage and include sections one and two of Thimblemill Brook on Norman Road

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Our impact

750



Visitors to the Centre each week

40



Community Groups at the Centre each week

23



Years the Dorothy Parkes Centre has been serving the community

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Upcoming Events

  • Indoor Car Boot Sale March 2024

    Indoor Car Boot Sale - Saturday 23rd March 2024 2pm - 4pm. Read more

  • Dynamix Spring Concert - April 2024

    Join us for our Spring Concert with 'Dynamix' - a fundraising concert with all money raised going back into the centre. Read more