We are so excited to be opening again, It’s been such a long time since we’ve seen you all.
The cafe will now be open from Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm.
Do pop along and say Hi, we’d love to see you. And watch this space for up and coming activities.
As you know during lockdown we were very busy, we were blown away by the Whitley community spirit. It was fantastic to see so many of you rise to the challenges we all faced. With your support we were able to help many, many people who would have otherwise been left out by the various schemes available. Your Social Club & Cafe was at the centre of everything and was often unrecognisable as it became a key hub for food distribution in Whitley. Another fantastic chapter in the history of this brilliant place. And what a team of volunteers – Whitley you were quite simply amazing.
However, that was not all we were up to during lockdown, as agreed with outgoing committee, the Social Club & Cafe had a complete makeover. This was something that had been agreed prior to lockdown and we decided to push through with it, we never knew when lockdown would end but we wanted to make sure that when it did we could reopen in style.
We would like to thank the outgoing Whitley Social Club & Cafe committee, we were keen for them to continue at the helm of this vital community social club & cafe. Unfortunately they decided that this was not something they could commit to anymore. We are currently trying to bring together a new committee for the Social Club & Cafe. We already have 3 (possibly 4) local Whitley people who’ve stepped forward but we need more. If you’d like to get involved, even in a limited way, please get in touch. As the old saying goes; many hands make light work and it’s vital that this is run by local people for local people. You can contact us here if you or someone you know would like to get involved.