You may remember the wooden hut which stood next to the church on Upper Moor Street, Brampton. The hut was replaced in 1971, by a brick building, and became the Storrs Road Church Centre. Opened in 1973 for community use, it has a large and small hall, kitchen and toilet facilities and is used daily by community groups.
In 2016/17, the church started a re-roofing project to raise funds to replace the leaking flat roof. These fund raising efforts have resulted in a grant of £5,000 from the Duke of Devonshire’s Charitable Trust; £3,000 from Allchurches Trust; £10,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation; £1,000 granted by Cllr John Boult from his Members’ Community Leadership Fund; £12,000 from the Chesterfield Methodist Circuit; plus fundraising activities by the church including a Dolls House Miniatures exhibition and Mother’s Day coffee morning, a Fashion Show by Bon Marche; and Raffle supported by a number of businesses along Chatsworth Road.
Thanks to all the amazing support and contributions, they now have the funds required and hope it will be possible to start work later in the summer.
Look out for work starting and the difference made.