CHARITIES AND OTHERS

  • East Radnor Day Centre. Registered charity providing day care and support for elderly and vulnerable adult members of the community. Contact:  01544 260267
  • Warden Guardian Foundation. Voluntary group caring for a local landmark in Presteigne in partnership with Powys C.C. Radnor Wildlife and Countryside Council for Wales. Contact: Community Support 01544 260806
  • Presteigne Chamber of Trade. Promotion of Presteigne with benefit to traders and the town in general. http://www.presteigne.org.uk/chamber-trade
  • Presteigne and Norton Community Support. We are a local charity, which operates from The Old Drill Hall, Hereford Street, Presteigne - The office is open Mon-Fri (9am - 12:30pm) for information, volunteering opportunities and Community Transport Scheme. We also provide outreach services including 'The Circle', which is a drop-in session held at Presteigne Youth Centre on Tues (10am - 2pm). If you would like more info feel free to phone us on 01544 260806 (If for transport bookings 01544 267961), email us at admin@pncs.org.uk or http://www.pncs.org.uk for more info
  • Knighton and District Rotary Club. A charitable organisation combining lunch and fellowship with raising money and offering help to communities both locally and internationally http://www.knighton.rotary1150.org, or view their newsletter by clicking here or view their general monthly update here
  • Healthy Friendships. A registered charity set up to support adults who experience mental health distress; helping them live happier, healthier and more fulfilled lives. Support is available for older people aged 50 years plus in the Presteigne area. For more information contact: Greg Hutchins 01938 552104 or email: info@healthyfriendships.org.uk or go to http://www.healthyfriendships.org.uk
  • East Radnorshire Community Group. A new community based service provided by Mid Powys Mind and available to everyone living in East Radnorshire. To join the group or to request more information please call 01597 824411 website: www.midpowysmind.org.uk
  • Presteigne & Knighton Visually Impaired self-help group. A group providing information for the Visually Impaired and trips out on occasion. Meetings 1st Friday in the monthe at Darn-O-Dir, Green End, Presteigne. Info:Mike Edwards on 01544 267114 or email:medwards38@toucansurf.com.
  • Hereford Macular Disease Group. Meetings 1st Tuesday in the month at Hereford Association for the Blind, 36 Widemarsh St., Hereford. Info: Mike Edwards on 01544 267114 or email:medwards38@toucansurf.com
  • Radnor Association for the Blind. For information contact Mike Edwards on 01544 267114 or email:medwards38@toucansurf.com
  • The Cinnamon Trust Dog Walking (Volunteers Urgently Required). We are the national charity for the elderly and terminally ill, our brilliant volunteers give up part of their free time offering dog walking and other pet care support to elderly and terminally ill pet owners, even if you only have an hour a week to spare this can make a huge difference to the owners and their pets. Have a look at our web site for further details www.cinnamon.org.uk
  • Freegle. A vibrant online community dedicated to keeping useable 'stuff' out of landfill. Whatever it is you need to get rid of, someone else can make use of it.Freegle (Free-and-Legal) is a great way to move on unwanted stuff - stuff you no longer need but that still has life in it. It's also a great way to find things, and there are usually as many items 'wanted' as there are 'offered'. See our website www.freegle.in/presteigne
  • Home Presteigne was founded by a small group of local people. It was established as a cooperative organisation in 2013. The aim is to provide a fresh, sustainable and local approach to affordable housing. Membership is open to all through the purchase of simple shares. More information at http://homepresteigne.tumblr.com/aboutus or website www.home-presteigne.co.uk/ .
  • Healthy Friendships is a registered mental health charity which encourages people who endure mental or emotional distress to live happier, healthier and more fulfilled lives. Presteigne Memorial Hall Wednesdays starting 7th October 10.30-12.30 Drop in or call Shirley on 07756 866798 or email shirley@healthyfriendship.org.uk