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Podcast

HopeFM – August 2020

Blair Crawford speaks with Colin Bennett, the Chair of the Water Lily Project

HopeFM & The Bizhear podcast – June 2019

Blair Crawford speaks with Sue Daly, a Trustee of the Water Lily Project to talk about their new intergenerational project, ‘Chatterbox’.

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Radio Solent Interview – March 2019

Radio Solent Interview – January 2019

LIZ LEAVES ON A TRIUMPHANT WIN AS CHARITY SCOOPS COMMUNITY SUPPORT AWARD

Team WLP are absolutely thrilled to have won the Community Support Award at the first ever Christchurch Business Awards held at the idyllic Captain's Club Hotel and Spa. Project manager Liz Carter picked up the award on behalf of all the staff and volunteers who help...

CRAFT PACKAGES FROM WLP WELCOMED IN MALAWI

Water Lily Project is proud to be spreading its support for women to Africa. We donated craft packs to WLP supporter Elizabeth Cottell who took them to Malawi where her mother Barbara Lamport-Stokes has lived since just after the war. Barbara, pictured here with one...

FOND FAREWELL TO PAINTING LEGEND PENNY

"You can’t worry what’s going on in your life when you’re painting." Wise words from Penny Priest who we say a fond farewell to as she packs away her paints after running art sessions for over 20 years here at WLP. In that time, she’s helped hundreds of men and women...

EMMA SET TO SERVE UP HOSPITALITY IN HER NEW ROLE

A warm welcome to Emma Whitney who joins us as Cafe and Hospitality Manager at our community café in Barrack Road. Emma brings a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry to this role. She and her husband Ben managed their own restaurant in Spain for four years...

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH DORSET COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FUNDING

The Water Lily Project in Christchurch will be offering more mental health support to women in crisis in the local community, thanks to a grant for £5000 from the Dorset Community Foundation. Our Christian charity which supports vulnerable women back to independent...

NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY COMMUNITY GRANT AWARDED TO WATER LILY PROJECT FOR NEW HOME SAFE PROJECT

We are delighted to announce that our charity has been awarded a £40,000 community grant by Nationwide Building Society. The grants focus on local solutions to the housing crisis and are awarded to organisations who can support one of three aims – helping people into...

HIGH PRAISE FROM HIGH SHERIFF FOR THE WATER LILY PROJECT

  The Water Lily Project is so proud to have recently received two prestigious awards from the High Sheriff of Dorset, Michael Dooley.  The awards recognise outstanding contribution to the community. Our  Christian charity, which has been running for over 10...

MAKE YOUR SHOPPING GO FURTHER – MAKE US YOUR CO-OP LOCAL CAUSE

The Water Lily Project has been selected to be a Co-op Local Cause. Please do sign up and get your Co-op card now then nominates us as your chosen cause. Every £1 you spend will help us raise funds to support women in Christchurch and people in our community...

Bournemouth and Christchurch Lions Club roar into action to support us!

Huge thanks to Bournemouth and Christchurch Lions Club for making The Water Lily Project one of their chosen charities of the year. Thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts of this amazing club, WLP will receive £1000 this year towards supporting vulnerable women in...

Join us for our charity Christmas Fair – great gift ideas for you and funds for us.

The annual Water Lily Project Christmas Charity Fair is back. Join us on Friday 26 November at this friendly fair with a host of great gift ideas for all the family. Entry is only £1 and there’s also some amazing raffle prizes to be won. Raffle tickets are now on sale...

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131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AW

Call Us: 07743 719063 (Manager) or 07507 890116 (Support Worker)