Want to get more involved in your community? Come to the Weymouth Community Expo and find out how!
A diverse range of community groups have signed up to be part of the Weymouth Community Expo, taking place on Saturday 23rd April from 12pm-2.30pm at Redlands Community Sports Hub.
This is a twist on the annual town meeting showcasing voluntary and community groups in the town, town council services, and what people love about Weymouth and their community.
The following groups have confirmed their attendance at the event:
- Dorset Police Community Speedwatch
- The Friends of Radipole Parks and Gardens
- Repair Café, Weymouth
- Volunteer Centre Dorset
- Dog Friendly Weymouth
- Weymouth Street Pastors
- Weymouth and Portland Lions Club
- The Veterans Hub
- Citizens Advice
- Dorset Coast Forum
- Weymouth Area Development Trust
- Big4Littlemoor and Helping Hands
- Friends of MV Freedom
- Refresh (Keep in Touch, Family Matters, CAP & Life Skills)
- Friends of Greenhill Gardens
- Weymouth Men’s Shed
- Climate Emergency Centre
- Families and Babies (FAB) – Dorset
- Cycling Without Age
- West Dorset Slings and Parent and Baby Walks
- Weymouth Louviers Society
- Livewell Dorset
- Nothe Artillery Volunteers
- Chesil Radio
The Weymouth Community Expo is a great opportunity to find out more about what’s on in the area and how you can get involved – the groups attending will be on hand to answer your questions and help you to find out more about their projects and upcoming events.
Weymouth Town Council will also be represented at the event and members of the team will be running various different stands telling you all about the work of the town council and the projects we’re currently working on. Come along and ask any questions about our services!
Additionally, there will be free children’s activities including face painting, rock painting, and seed-ball making. You’ll also have the chance to win prizes such as a £100 high street voucher and a week’s free deckchair hire on the beach by entering the competitions which will be running at the event.
Cllr Colin Huckle, Mayor of Weymouth said: “There’s not long to go now until the Weymouth Community Expo which is taking place at Redlands Community Sports Hub on Saturday 23rd April from 12pm-2.30pm. I’m very pleased that so many fantastic community groups will be joining us at this free event for the community.
“Come along and find out what makes Weymouth tick and how you can get more involved in your local community.”