News & Events

October 2019:

Spring always seems to bring with it lots of change and new energy.

Our biggest change has been shifting our base office from Wilsons Road and we are settling into our new base in Sydenham – 8A Roxburgh STreet. An official opening is planned for November.

We have recently farewelled Gabi, one of our PCW workers: we wish her well in her new position over at Child Cancer Foundation.

Hei Hei Broomfield are celebrating Spring with a sunflower competition – see the attached poster for details. 126 Giant Sunflower Competition advertising.docx 

Linwood Resource Centre have their big annual plant sale, which also sees items from the Menz Shed and other groups on offer, with a mini repair cafe also taking place. All this is happening on Saturday 2nd November.

Seasons for Growth courses starting at the end of October.

February 2019:

Another month of change for us –

We farewelled Jan and wish her well in her retirement.

A warm welcome to Catherine Williamson as the new Divisional Manager.

We also welcomed Menna Harries as our Community Development Worker based in Linwood, along with Lorna Harris who works as a community development worker based at St Johns Woolston.


November 2018:

repair cafe

 Time for a change – Donna and Rae have unfortunately decided it is a time for a change and are moving on from their positions at the Linwood Resource Centre. We wish them well, and are on the look out for a new Garden Overseer and Community Development Worker.

October 2018:

We are now able to offer the Seasons for Growth program; with a training course for people who would like to become volunteer facilitators planned for early November. Please contact Don for more details – or phone 0204-169-2186.

course ads

LRC Plant sale 18

May 2018:

The change of season has brought about some changes in staffing for ACCD.

We recently farewelled Mona who leaves Linwood Resource Centre to go across to The Rata Foundation. We wish her all the very best in her new position. Rae will be moving from her PCW position across to fill Mona’s gap and in June we welcome Gabi who will be taking over from Rae. In addition, we welcome Sandra who joins the FCDW team.



Repair Cafe Poster LRC 7th April 18


January’s bouquet goes to WINZ for their prompt assistance and follow up to ensure a young family’s needs were met in a timely manner.

New SPACE for you and your baby group starts in Addington on 19th January. new course poster

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