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 ...
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 ...
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 ...