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Vacancy - Part Time Community Centre Manager

13 May 2019 at 04:51

Part Time - 20 hours per week - 2 year contract
The post-holder will play a key role in the management and smooth running and marketing of the Rooksdown Community Centre and new community facilities. Working closely with the volunteer management committee and local statutory and voluntary sector partners, the Centre Manager will work to ensure that Rooksdown Community Facilities are vibrant, well managed facilities for local residents.
Personal qualities are important: the post holder will need a strong commitment to helping members of the community get involved and help manage events in the community.
The post holder will also need to be self-reliant, energetic and able to prioritise activities.
For a full job description please email admin@rooksdownonline.com

New charity - transfer

13 May 2019 at 04:45

All reference to Rooksdown Community Association charity number 1142688 on this website have been transferred to the new charity number 1174526 with the same name.


The website is due to be replaced but if you require any further information please contact the office on 01256 869626 or admin@rooksdownonline.com

2019 diary dates - events and their dates!

13 May 2019 at 04:47

Up and coming community events:

Rooksdown Rodeo and Summer Fair 2019 - Sunday 7th July 11am - 3pm

Children's Christmas Party - Saturday 30th November 3pm - 5pm

Christmas Tree Lights Switch On - Saturday 30th November 5pm

For more information please contact the office on 01256 869626 or admin@rooksdownonline.com

New Community Facility

13 May 2019 at 04:48

We are currently working on opening new facilities in 2019/2020 and we are taking expressions of interest for regular hirers and those agencies who may be looking for venues to deliver services in the community.

These new facilities:

17 & 19 Greenlands Road - new community units
Main Park Prewett Hall in Northbrook Crescent.

Keep an eye out for how these will be brought into use as the building work continues.

Please contact us for more information on availability and details on room sizes.

Please send your enquiries to admin@rooksdownonline.com

Community Centre - regular availability

18 December 2018 at 05:15

We currently have several opportunities for regular hirers at the Community Centre:

We also have a new building opening in 2019 / 2020 and we are looking for expressions of interest for all days of the week for both term time and holidays.

If you would like to know more information please contact our bookings team on bookings@rooksdownonline.com or call 01256 869626.

Minibus Hire - Licence Changes

18 December 2018 at 05:16

Anyone wishing to be loaned the minibus will need to supply a code to share their driving licence record before hiring the minibus.

Driving licence paper counterpart has been replaced by this system since 8th June 2015.

www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence

Rooksdown Parish Council & Borough Councillor details

24 July 2018 at 06:59

The next parish council meeting is:

Monday 24th September 2018

meetings start at 7.30pm in the Community Centre

Rooksdown Parish Clerk email:  Parish.Clerk@rooksdown.org.uk

Rooksdown's Borough Councillor is Simon Bound and he can be contacted on

email: Cllr.Simon.Bound@basingstoke.gov.uk

with updates available on Facebook @Cllr.Simon.Bound
or on Twitter @Simon.Bound

2015 Office Opening Hours

28 May 2015 at 14:22

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 07:37

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 16:37

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 16:36

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 11:15

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



Regular bookings at Rooksdown Community Centre

13 May 2019 at 04:40

Monday

Available

Tuesday

English & Maths tutoring - 15.30 til 17.30 - Hampshire Learning 07415 546491
Pilates - 18.30 til 19.30 - Marjorie on 07887 561919
Yoga - 19.30 til 20.30 - Marjorie on 07887 561919

Wednesday

Beavers - 18.30 - 19.30 - Ron Barker on ron.rosa@btinternet.com
Ballroom & Latin Dance - 20.00 til 21.45 - Jonathan on 07545 075426

Thursday

Over 55s Coffee Morning - 10.00 til 12.00
English & Maths tutoring - 15.30 til 17.00 - Hampshire Learning 07415 546491
Martial Art Class - 18.30 til 20.00 - Ian on 07888 660225
A Capella (singing group) - 20.00 til 22.00 - Andrew on 07711 004212

Friday

Cubs - 18.30 til 20.00
Scouts - 20.00 til 21.30

Saturday

Halls available for private parties

Sunday

Basingstoke Eagles Pentecostal Church - 10.00 til 12.00

If you would like to book a room at the Community Centre please contact:
bookings@rooksdownonline.com or call 01256 869626

Rooksdown Rodeo & Summer Fair - 7th July

27 May 2019 at 16:31

Rooksdown Rodeo & Summer Fair

Sunday 7th July 11am to 3pm


Fun for all the family

Children’s Sports Day
Inflatables
Rides and games
Beat the goalie
Bar and food
Family picnic area

Free admission

More information email admin@rooksdownonline.com

Facebook page for The Spinney

13 May 2019 at 04:41

Why not sign up to the facebook group for The Spinney.

This piece of woodland around the old Park Prewett Hospital site offers a great circular walk.

Funding has been secured to improve the signage and access for the future.  This is likely to include some small path improvements, boards explaining about the history and environment and a sculpture trail both in The Spinney and in the neighbouring development.

The facebook group will update you on events and developments to improve this space for the community.

Search "The Spinney, Rooksdown" in groups on facebook

The Spinney is owned by The Land Trust with Rooksdown Community Association as their local management partner.

Please contact 01256 869626 or admin@rooksdownonline.com

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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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