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We’re Good To Go – at the John Godber Centre

The John Godber Centre has successfully applied for the “We’re Good to Go” Industry Standard accreditation from Visit England. “We’re Good To Go” is the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a Risk Assessment and processes in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing. The industry standard is a way of letting customers know which businesses have made necessary changes to their day-to-day workings, including social distancing measures and staff training and provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for all sectors as well ...

Publication of our Covid-19 Risk Assessment

John Godber Centre Covid-19 Risk Assessment For your information, and reassurance that we are undertaking all that we can and must, to protect users and staff, please find attached the John Godber Centre Covid-19 Risk Assessment. In compiling this document, the Government’s guidance for multipurpose community venues has been used alongside information from ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) and Church of England’s guidance (as the Church Hall) Guidance for other industries (hospitality, visitor and heritage sites, offices and workplaces) have also been reviewed. Please click the image below to view or download the document....

Latest guidance on face coverings in relation to the JGC

From today (Friday 24th July) face coverings are now mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and transport hubs. Wearing a face covering is NOT mandatory in other venues that have measures in place to protect staff and the public from COVID-19. The John Godber Centre, as a community venue has worked with hirers and staff to create a robust risk assessment of control measures to reduce the risk of transmission in the venue, with social distance and increased hygiene procedures in place, and at the current time masks are not mandatory for those working and visiting the building. However, we ...

Planning for reopening of the John Godber Centre

Reopening of the John Godber Centre – update 9.7.20 As these uncertain times continue, we write to up-date you on the plans we are making for reopening the John Godber Centre. From the 4th July community venues are able to reopen if they are able to be made COVID Secure but only for some types of activities. Our venue is many things, a place of celebration, a place of community, a place of business and alongside the guidance we need to implement for our multi use venue to keep staff and users safe we also need to ensure we protect finances and remain in a financially stable position to protect employment and charitable aims long term. We ...

Coronavirus information and Centre use

UPDATE 16.3.20 5pm WE ARE CURRENTLY REVIEWING THIS EVENING'S GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT AND WILL UPDATE THIS PAGE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE We understand that this is a worrying time so would like to thank our customers for their continued support. We would like to reassure everyone that we are currently open as normal for groups, classes, parties, and events. The welfare of all our user groups, visitors and staff here at The John Godber Centre remains our highest priority. We are continuing to follow Government, Public Health, NHS, and Church of England (as the Church Hall for St. Mary Magdalene, Hucknall) advice and recommendations on Coronavirus and ...

Our Christmas 2019 Opening Hours

John Godber Centre Christmas 2019 opening hours: · Monday 23rd December 08.00-22.00 · Tuesday 24th December 08.30-10.00 · Wednesday 25th December Closed · Thursday 26th December Closed · Friday 27th December 08.30 -11.00 · Saturday 28th December 08.00-14.00 · Sunday 29th December Closed · Monday 30th December 16.00-20.30 · Tuesday 31st December 8.30-10.00 - New Years Eve Party SOLD OUT · Wednesday 1st January Closed · Thursday 2nd January open as normal

Bishop Tony Porter blesses our recent refurbishment

We had a very special visitor on Sunday 17th November in the shape of Bishop Tony Porter from the Diocese of Southwell and Nottinghamshire. Bishop Tony kindly blessed the Centre-wide developments we have undertaken to date as part of our ongoing five year refurbishment plan. Starting with one of our most recent commitments, the first floor commercial kitchen, Bishop Tony shared the following words: "Since 1906, the John Godber Centre has been an important and effective community resource for the people of Hucknall. Canon Godber’s vision has stood the test of time, not least because of the dedicated members of your community who have helped ...

Summer 2019 refurbishment works

An open letter to Centre users from the Centre Manager, in respect of the upcoming summer refurbishment programme, 2019: Dear Centre Users, John Godber Centre Summer 2019 Refurbishment Works What are we doing? I am pleased to be able to confirm that we will be beginning our third phase of refurbishment works from our 5-year plan this summer, which will include: New ceiling for the Main Hall with improved lighting, hearing loop and built in PA system Refurbishment of the first floor kitchen with improved new user friendly layout and installation of a dumbwaiter to support the Centres operations between the two floors Redecoration of ...

Hucknall Beer Festival 2019

The Hucknall Beer and Cider Festival 2019 is now on! This incredibly popular event is our largest fund raiser and continues to grow, year on year. 2019 is no exception as we also play host to the Champion Beer of Nottinghamshire competition, which took place last night, February 14th. A team of 30 male and female judges deliberated over the beers and SHIPSTONES (Hollow Stone Brewing Co) "Krubera Stout" emerged the winner. Find out more on the official Hucknall Beer Festival page. All of our beers are ready and waiting for you - pop along Friday, Saturday and Sunday to try them! Keep up to date with Hucknall Beer and Cider Festival news on ...

More refurbishment

The Main Hall and Byron Suite are the latest rooms at the John Godber Centre to receive the refurbishment treatment this week. New skirting, replastering of some untidy wall finishes and repainting will all take place this week, and be finished and ready for use by the weekend. Part of a five year refurbishment plan, these latest works are designed to freshen up the look and feel of a building which is over 110 years old - the lasting legacy of Revd. Canon John Godber who, along with parishioners from the local community, financed the building of the Centre on land donated by the Duke of Portland. Whether you're a regular Centre user, haven't ...