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Click and Collect

The Cycle Hub are currently able to offer a limited click and collect service. Please phone or direct message the Hub to discuss your needs and arrangements can be made where possible. Service or repair by appointment only. During lockdown we have been creating some...

All change for POP-UP

Friends of Hardie Park pop-up shop changed location this month. The community food project which has been set up in Scratton Road since the first lockdown will continue to run from the park between 12pm and 3pm daily. The Hardie Park little green van, driven by...

Paused for a while…

COVID-19 has really challenged us all.  After Lockdown 1, the trustees worked on a plan to re-open. WE DID IT, for a short while with the Takeout, then a semi-normal cafe service. We were on the cusp of offering our clubs the use of our back room for groups of 6. Then...

DECEMBER Newsletter 2020

CLICK THE IMAGE above to view our Christmas Video. Click here for our December 2020 Newsletter Working with local primary schools and DP World 'TO FILL THE GAP' The Sunday before Xmas  - BIKE SALE Christmas and New Year TAKEOUT and Bike Hub Opening Times Doorstep...

No child goes hungry

Working with local primary school and DP World to 'Fill the Gap' Friends of Hardie Park are excited to announce that we are working with several local primary schools in the area to provide Free Weekend Hot Meals for families in need over the Christmas break. The...

NOVEMBER Lockdown Update 2020

Click here for our November 2020 Update Further to the governments recent announcement our cafe is now closed and the trustees took the decision to extend that to the takeout service and Hardie Cycle Hub over the lockdown period. We hope to re-open on Friday 4th...

OCTOBER Newsletter 2020

Click here for our October 2020 Newsletter Make it your happy place JMN Alarms keeping us safe No child goes hungry We're supporting the poppy appeal Hot off the press : Loyalty Cards Halloween and Pumpkins Thanks from BRAS Toddler Tales returns Our very own Covid...

One-Year Cycle Complete

Wow...we are celebrating the Old Spokes Home 1st Birthday with some outstanding stats! Bike Hours - 2850 Bikes saved from Landfill and sold to Community - 160 Bike Repairs - 1077 Inner tubes replaced 1005 NHS Key Worker free repairs vouchers -12 Make a note to benefit...

Spooky pumpkin carvers compete…

We advertised a Pumpkin Carving competition before the children’s half-term began, ONLINE of course with parents posting photographs of the spooky creations! Here are some of the entrants. The lucky winners will pick up their Halloween body parts Rossi creations from...

Sharing the love…

As you know the pop-up shop in Scratton Road provides free surplus food to those in need in the community. We have had a huge surplus of bread products some weeks so we've started to send it off to Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood on a Wednesday with one of...