Community heroes   - the Community team

We support and celebrate the heroic efforts of everyday working people who are creating better communities. And we’d like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all of our members and colleagues who have stepped beyond the workplace as volunteers, fundraisers and organisers where they live, where they work and beyond. We’re also pleased to introduce our team who have helped everyone along the way.

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A new youth-engagement charity in Swinton

A Swinton youth-engagement charity is set to open its doors to the local community in a bid to raise awareness of the work that it carries out thanks to a £1000 Funding boost from Community Union in partnership with UK Steel Enterprise.

Community sponsors school contest

Musicians, dancers and singers aged 14-18 took part in the annual contest run by the Scunthorpe Telegraph to win the £1,000 prize that is shared with their school. This is the 3rd year that Community has sponsored the contest. Winners were Jess Ashton and Adam Handley from Scunthorpe's North Lindsay College.

Memorial Fund gets massive boost

Plans to erect a memorial statue to commemorate the thousands of people who died working in the Scottish iron and steel industry has received a massive £20,000 boost from Community.

Kathleen goes extra mile for hospice

Kathleen Hunter, our Regional Administrator in Scotland, went the extra mile for her local hospice charity. Kathleen and friend Rhona conquered 96 miles of the West Highland Way in just five days as they raised over £1,000 for St Andrew's hospice.

Manchester community garden project

Community rep Andy Harland is one of the volunteers on the project and he put in a successful application to Community's Charity Committee in his region. Growing in the City is now in full swing!