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G2G Communities CIC – Happy Birthday

Since starting in September 2010 it has been an extremely busy year for G2G Communities CIC, these are just some of the things we have been up to:

  • Given away £4500 worth of free courses and training (this will double by June 2012)
  • Contributed over 1200 volunteer hours to the local community (equivalent to £8400)
  • Been voted the best social enterprise of the year by residents of South West Rhyl Communities First
  • Received a BT Community Connections award for our work with the over 55’s
  • Run a successful BBC ‘first click’ programme for the over 55’s
  • Trained the majority of ILMs from the Oak Tree Child Care Centre
  • Created three full-time jobs and two part-time equivalent
  • Run three ‘Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Learning’ (PTLLS) programmes. G2G Communities CIC is committed to quality staff development and all full/part time staff and volunteers have the opportunity to achieve PTLLS
  • Have over 15 volunteers on our books, many of whom are unemployed. Three volunteers passed PTLLS in August 2011
  • Helped five people back into employment
  • Provided ICT training to the Children’s fun club to help them produce a web site and magazine
  • Provided ICT training to people with autism via C-Saw Denbigh
  • Been awarded four EU/WAG ‘Gateway’ contracts and all targets are being overachieved
  • Been awarded a Digital inclusion project and one of our learners (82 years old) has become the face of digital inclusion 2.0
  • Trained over 165 people
  • Become a British Computer Society Centre
  • Become a learndirect retail centre
  • Expanded into an additional unit leased from DCC at Marsh Road (Unit D2&D3)
  • Received funding WCVA communities trust fund award
  • Will be taking on at least one ILM
  • Will be taking on a Graduate from Glyndwr University
  • Worked in partnership with all local groups and agencies
  • Now extending provision into Conwy

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