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G2G Communities CIC 2011/12

As G2G Communities ends its second full year of operation these are just a few of the activities we have been involved in during 2012.

G2G Communities Success

  • Received the Winston Churchill Silver Medallion for research into ‘Technology in Prisons’ (see http://www.technologyinprisons.org)
  • Overall UK winner of the BT Communities Plus award  (see www.btplc.com)
  • Winner of the 2012 South West Rhyl Communities First ‘Training Project of the year’
  • Winner of the 2012 South West Rhyl Communities First ‘Health Project of the year’
  • Worked with over 450 learners to help them achieve qualifications, personal aims and objectives, improve confidence/competence and return to employment or volunteering.
  • Given away over £35,000 worth of support and training to the community in Denbighshire and Conwy.
  • Contributed over 2550 volunteer hours to the local community (equivalent to £25,500).
  • Working in partnership with the Oaktree Childcare Centre ‘jobs growth Wales’ project.
  • Worked in partnership with Rhyl in Bloom to produce the photographs and final presentations for Wales in Bloom and Britain in Bloom.
  • Working to produce the new Rhyl in Bloom Web site.
  • Planted 400 trees at Morfa Clwyd Community Woodland as part of the 2012. Diamond Jubilee tree planting organised by the Woodland Trust.
  • Worked in partnership with the Oaktree Childcare Centre to train 75 ILMs.
  • ‘Have a Wild Weekend for Wales’ – awarded funding to work with children at the Oaktree Childcare Centre after school club.
  • Completed four very successful Gateway projects managed by the WCVA.
  • Completed one successful Lottery funded project.
  • Completed one Communities 2.0 project.
  • Worked in partnership with over thirty-five organisations in Denbighshire, Conwy, Flintshire and Wrexham.
  • Run four ‘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 had the opportunity to achieve PTLLS.
  • Have over 15 volunteers on our books, many of whom are unemployed and enjoy providing one-to-one support to our learners.
  • Developed and provided ‘digital storytelling’ to a school in Wrexham, soon to be rolled out into others in Wrexham, Conwy and Flintshire.
  • Developed and provided ICT/Photography training to people with autism in Denbighshire and Flintshire.
  • Extended provision into Conwy, Flintshire and Wrexham.
  • Become a member of the DVSC ‘DCC Third sector liaison group’.
  • Become a member of the WCVA ‘employability’ working group.
  • Standing for election for the Board of WCVA and DVSC.
  • Become a Microsoft Office Specialist test centre.
  • Played an active role in the development of the new ‘Denbighshire Cluster Area’.

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