Moving Forward

A 3 year lottery funded community project based on Westlands focusing on a number of key areas.

How Can We Help?

Community Hub

Drop in centre in Westland’s Hall offering advice and guidance, adult learning, volunteering, careers advice, health and wellbeing and signposting to other organisations.

Supporting Your Community

Residents have told us they want to be more involved with groups and activities running from the hall or on the estate. We can help set up a new group, develop ideas, managing volunteers, fundraising and applying for grants.

Training for Young People

If you need help with getting some qualifications or need advice on your future drop in to see us. We can help with supporting young people in school from year 7 to 11, Maths and English qualifications, employability skills, work experience, short course and mentoring.

Dates for the diary

Moving Forward Coffee Mornings

Wednesdays in the Forum/ Moving Forward room – 9.00 am – 11.00 am.
Come along, say hello, meet the team and find out more about the Moving Forward Project.

Fortis Living Open House Breakfast Mornings

Westlands Hall. (Term time only) Mondays 8:45 am—10:15 am
Drop-in for a chat and support, children welcome. Be part of your community.

Maths and English courses

Do you need to work on your Maths, English and employability skills? Why not join us for functional skills.

Community hub

We run a drop-in centre for residents in Westlands Community Hall offering advice and guidance on a range of issues which affect residents. 

  • Joining the residents group
  • Adult learning
  • Volunteering
  • Careers advice
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Signposting to other organisations

Young people’s services

If you need help with getting some qualifications or need some advice on your future just drop in and see us.

We can help with:

  • Supporting young people in school from Year 7 to 11
  • Maths and English qualifications
  • Work experience
  • Short courses
  • Employability skills
  • Mentoring & guidance

About us

Nikki, Lynne & Charly are based in Westlands Community Hall.

Lynne Duffy (Project Manager) Lynne has been active in the local community for the last 12 years. ‘I am passionate about the education and outcomes for young people.’

Nikki (Project Administrator) Nikki has several years experience working with local community projects. ‘I am very  excited about the Moving Forward Project and look forward to working with the Westlands Community.’

Charly (Project Administrator) Charly is keen on supporting the youth and has experience of working with youth services in previous roles. ‘I looking forward to assisting in creating a vibrant hub for the community.’

Want To Get Involved?

Leave us a message or give us a call on 07716 915783 / 07562 009906

Westlands Community Hall
Meadow Way
07918 026036