Education – for sustainability
To provide facilities for a wide range of learning opportunities focussed on environmentally sustainable skills Including: agroecology and Natural Building, basic skills and enterprise vocational qualifications that will provide real skills and career-paths, and provide opportunities for other learning e.g. art, ceramics, cookery, personal development and well-being.
To provide space and opportunity for community-based services and activities. TLCCH will be a hub for everyone to meet, converse, learn, be creative, artistic, innovative and energetic. Diverse activities under one roof encourages uptake of services such as those provided by the Children’s Centre, Healthy Minds, Social Services, etc. and having those services in the Centre will encourage service users to engage with the other community and educational activities to the benefit of all.
To nurture business enterprise by providing affordable rental opportunities of various sizes and to be able to give start-ups a low-risk platform to nurture and grow from, including hot-desking (up to seven available from the outset) and high-quality public WiFi. TLCCH is especially interested in businesses that are in the sustainable economy, educational or community cohesion focussed.
The TLCCH is a facility for use by community groups, businesses, educators, individuals, organisations with similar objectives, etc. The TLCCH’s business is to:
TLCCH is a community benefit society. We are committed to ensuring open and equitable access to our services and activities for everyone within our communities. To achieve this, we will ensure that community involvement is considered within all our activities underpinned by an inclusive policy and strategy framework. For example, all communications and marketing undertaken by the TLCCH will strive to be accessible and broadcast to the widest possible audience within the communities we serve. We will support this by heavily discounting rates to community groups over commercial lets and hires.