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New Vacancy in Rooksdown

17 February 2015 at 12:56

Community Assistant

Part Time (flexible)
12 hours per week at £10 per hour
Initial one year contract

Rooksdown Community Association (RCA) has a great opportunity for an assistant to support the work of the current small committed team.

The RCA currently runs the Community Centre, Rooksdown Youth Project, Winklebury Youth Project, community events, manages The Spinney (a piece of local woodland) and works with a variety of partner agencies.  We also have lots of exciting projects in the pipeline for 2015/16 and beyond to ensure Rooksdown is a great place to live.

We are seeking a candidate who has experience of administrative support, has excellent organisational and communication skills: written and verbal, has excellent attention to detail and can work to deadlines and prioritise workloads.

This is a varied role requiring flexibility and adaptability on a daily basis to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely fashion.

If you feel that your experience meets our needs and you want to apply for this role, then please contact us for an information pack on:

01256 869626 or email admin@rooksdownonline.com

Informal discussion can also be arranged if you would like more information.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 27th March 2015

Hampshire Alert

9 February 2015 at 09:32

New service from Hampshire Police now available.

Receive FREE crime and community information about where we live:

Register at www.hampshirealert.co.uk

Road Closed - The Avenue (Hospital Bumpy Road)

9 February 2015 at 09:31

FEBRUARY & MARCH

Work to repair and rebuild The Avenue - between the Lodge building and the Pumphouse Way roundabout – has commenced.

Please be aware that this will mean the road being closed and diversions.

Access routes into and out of North Hampshire and Parklands Hospitals and St Michael’s Hospice will be maintained but there will inevitably be some diversion to normal routes e.g. no access heading west into Rooksdown and no vehicle access to Hospitals from A339.

It is hoped the road will re-open at the end of March 2015.

BUS ROUTE - changes

Route 4 / 4A - Loop around Park Prewett Road

The Link - Loop around Mill Road . Rooksdown Avenue Junction

Castle Hill Primary School - Rooksdown Campus, opens September 2015

9 February 2015 at 09:32

Hampshire County Council have confirmed that Castle Hill Primary School - Rooksdown Campus a 210 place primary school will open in September 2015 for year R admissions.

The school will be built on the site next door to the Community Centre.

Plans and information are available at the Community Centre.

A great result for the Rooksdown community.

2015 Office Opening Hours

2 January 2015 at 09:11

We aim for the Community Centre office to be open:

Monday - Friday (closed Wednesdays)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

To check additional office closures go to the centre diary.

or call 01256 869626 to make an appointment.

To hire a room email us.

Centre Duty Manager mobile number

7 January 2014 at 12:37

Should you wish to get hold of someone out of hour regarding the Community Centre the number to call is 07425 220519

This number cannot be used to make any bookings. 

For bookings please use the main number 01256 869626 during office hours, if there is no answer please leave a message and we will call you back.

Local news

2 December 2011 at 21:37

If you know of any news that would be of interest to other residents then please submit it to news@rooksdownonline.com

Would you like to advertise

2 December 2011 at 21:36

If you have something for sale, lost a pet, offer a service or a trade in Rooksdown why not submit an advert to be published in our classified section by emailing classifieds@rooksdownonline.com or use the submission form.

Hire a room

16 July 2012 at 15:15

If you would like to hire a room in the Community Centre please contact bookings@rooksdownonline.com or call us on 01256 869 626

Room hire for a 3 hour party starts at £30.00
For detailed prices and room dimensions see the Community Centre section.

For earlier news entries, please see the blog: http://rooksdowncommunitycentre.blogspot.com/

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Events



Over 55s trip - Milestones Museum

9 February 2015 at 09:48

The next Over 55s trip will take place on Wednesday 25th February.

Our destination will be Milestones Museum.

Departure will be at 10 am prompt from the Community Centre.

For more information and book a place contact the Community Office on:

01256 869626 or email bookings@rooksdownonline.com

Next Walk - Saturday 7th March 10am

9 February 2015 at 09:35


The next walk for this group will be a walk around The Spinney

Saturday 7th March 2015

Starting at the Rooksdown Community Centre at 10am

Due to the recent weather and some work the paths can be muddy so please bring suitable footwear and warm clothes.

Book Keeper and Accountant needed

9 February 2015 at 09:49

Rooksdown Community Association is looking for a book keeper and accountant due to our long standing Treasurer standing down we are looking for someone with finance skills to take over the day to day finance role.

You will work with our Trustees, and support the organisation by carrying out financial transactions and ensuring they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice, keeping proper records and that effective financial procedures are in place, monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the organisation, and producing necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits.

To express your interest and arrange an informal conversation contact the Community Office on:

01256 869626 or email committee@rooksdownonline.com

There is more on the events page...

Community Centre

Find out about our community centre and how to book it.

To book the Community Centre call

0844 330 5231

Or complete the enquiry form.

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