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Cosy Kitchen

Why not come along to a Cosy Kitchen session? They are held every Tuesday between 12:30 and 14.00 at Thornhill Community Centre in Leadon Court, Thornhill.

Cosy Kitchen is a great place to make friends and find out what is going on in the area.

Cosy Kitchen Meals - which vary from home made soups to full two-course meals - are cooked by volunteers which means that they are available in exchange for a small donation (to cover costs).

During Cosy Kitchen, you can also take advantage of the Food Coop where you can pre-order bags of fruit, salad and/or vegetables for £2.50 for a bag. Fresh Barn eggs are also available at 55p for 6.

Gateway Credit Union, Want 2 Work, Bridges into Work and representativies from other agencies are also available to talk to should you want help or advice.

If you want more information about Cosy Kitchen or would like to become a Cosy Kitchen volunteer either pop in to see them on a Tuesday or get in touch with the Communities First Office, Tel: 01633 647699 or email us for more information.

Venue address: Thornhill Community Centre, Leadon Court, Thornhill, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 5TZ

Disabled access and toilets are available. Some parking is available in the compound and additional street parking is located opposite Thornhill shops.

Thornhill Community Centre and the Wye Court Youth and Information Centre

Thornhill Community Centre and the Wye Court Youth and Information Centre host a wide variety of activities and classes throughout the year. These include Youth Club, In4Fun, Genealogy, Computer Classes, Work Club, Playgroup, Silver Liners, Cake Decorating, Fresh Fashion etc.

On Tuesdays, there is also a food coop where residents can buy fruit, vegetables, salad and barn eggs and a Cosy Kitchen where low cost refreshments / meals can be purchased to eat while socialising with friends and neighbours.

Also on Tuesdays various agencies such as Want 2 Work who offer help and advice to those wanting to return to work, Gateway Credit Union for those wishing to save or take out cheap loans and Money Mentors who offer advice on finances are also on hand. Appointments can be made in advance or you can just drop in and see them between 12.30 and 13.30.

Appointments can be arranged with Natalie from the Citizen's Advice Bureau (alternative Wednesdays) and Neil McAteer from the Benefits Advice Service (every Friday) as they also operate out of the centre and are only too happy to help.

Maria from Bridges into Work offers help with CVs and arranges courses that can help improve your chances of getting a job such as First Aid, Basic Food Hygiene, Driving Theory and CSCS courses.

For more information on any of the events above or if you have an event that would be of interest to Thornhill residents please contact the Communities First Office on 01633 647699 between 9:00am and 5:00 pm.

Last Modified on: 05-11-2015

Forthcoming Events

Claire Allain - Jewellery Showcase

06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Having recently returned to the UK after living in New Zealand for ten years, Claire has been experimenting with new techniques. She has been working with a variety of techniques and marrying metals together to create wearable sculptures or as she likes to call them wearable "Sketches", like little mini contemporary paintings

Eighteen - The Lost Generation - Exhibition

06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Almost half a million men enlisted in the first two months of The Great War, however recruitment soon fell dramatically and conscription was introduced in January 1916.Most single men from the ages of 18 to 41 were liable to be called up for service and by the end of war over five million British men had served.

Katharina Klug - Craft Showcase

06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Katharina create timeless vessels for contemporary interiors. Each piece is individually made from porcelain on the potter's wheel. Naïve, spontaneous pencil strokes, graphic simple patterns that create movement and direction.

Suffrage -Textiles Exhibition

06/10/2018 - 17/11/2018
Textiles celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. An exhibition focusing on textile art and political expression to mark the Centenary of Women's Suffrage. In the early 20th Century women used skills learned at home to give voice to their political struggle; in aprons, ribbons and banners they visually propelled their call for universal suffrage to a wider audience.
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