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April 26, 2020

Alison Stead was the winner of the 'Food and Drink' hamper, and came to collect on Friday. We are running regular raffles to keep us ticking over, in these unprecedented times. Thank you to you all that have supported us, we will be running a Pamper Hamper soon, watch...

March 27, 2020

Robert Windle’s Foundation Newsletter Spring 2020

We hope you are all well, and coping with the lock down. In these difficult times we have had to make many changes to our usual activities, fund raising and the giving out of grants.

Sadly we have had to cancel the follow...

January 25, 2020

Have you thought of joining a “Men in Sheds” group ?

We the trustees of Robert Windle’s Foundation are considering starting a new group at the Old Grammar School, Earby, in Spring/summer 2020. 

We would like more people from the local community to share our wonderful bui...

December 7, 2019

A fantastic open day today raising £400. We would like to thank Amanda Inman for the decadent chocolate cake and mince pies.  Jennifer Hall and Patricia Dewhurst for making us fantastic hampers to raffle off. . Thank you to all the trustees and volunteers who helped in...

November 27, 2019

Robert Windle’s Foundation has owned and run the Old Grammar School since the 1590’s.  Our aims are to support education and to preserve our wonderful Grade 2* listed building. 

Ongoing projects

So far, this year (since April) we have raised over £3000.00 through sa...

November 7, 2019

We've had brilliant news that The Old Grammar School has been chosen by the Co-op's Local Community Fund to be one of the local causes up until the end of October 2020.

We only benefit from this when you spend money at the coop using your coop card, so please go on line...

October 24, 2019

Beautiful photos taken by our trustee Margaret Brown.

October 24, 2019

We've been awarded a Pendle's Mayor Commendation Award. We were invited to Nelson Town Hall on Thursday 17 October and were personally thanked for making a difference to the community. Trustees Margaret Brown and Morris Horsefield attended.


 

October 21, 2019

Earby Springfield Primary School applied for a grant from us in September 2019.  They put the money towards making story sacks.  These sacks include a story book, a non fiction book plus a toy or puppet that is linked to the story.  This is to encourage more reading at...

September 12, 2019

SELFA a charity from Skipton applied for a grant from us in May 2019, to take some of the children they help, on a trip to Thorton Hall Farm. They had a fantastic day out, this is what they had to say... 'The day was so valuable for the children, getting them outdoors,...

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The Old Grammar School, School Lane, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

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Trustees: M. Horsefield | M. Greenwood | M. Brown | A. Tomlinson |  J. Riley | R. Taylor | A Carter | S Hampson