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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

The Best is Yet to Come – the gift of inspirational reading

The Water Lily Project was recently delighted to receive a generous donation from an anonymous couple at Lansdowne Church in Bournemouth. The donation allowed us to purchase 160 inspirational and Christian books from Nancy Goudie Ministries Trust ...

CREATIVE ART SESSIONS BY CHRISTCHURCH ARTIST TO HELP VULNERABLE WOMEN

A chance meeting with a talented local artist and the generous gift of much-needed funding has enabled The Water Lily Project to launch a series of creative art sessions. Our charity, which supports vulnerable women in Christchurch and surrounding areas to get back to...

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED WHEN CAFE REOPENS

There will come a time again when our cafes can reopen their door and we can enjoy coffee and cake or a lazy lunch out with friends once more. And to be ready for that long-awaited announcement, The Water Lily Café is looking for volunteers to join its friendly team...

MENTAL HEALTH BOOST FOR WLP AS WELLBEING EXPERT IS APPOINTED DEPUTY MANAGER

Here at The Water Lily Project (WLP) we're delighted to appoint a Deputy Manager for the first time in our charity's ten-year history. Bev McKay takes on this new role, having worked for WLP for six months as a support worker providing one to one counselling for women...

CHATTERBOX GOES ONLINE TO SUPPORT YOUNG AND OLD DURING LOCKDOWN

  The Water Lily Project is offering free online play sessions to toddlers in Christchurch and the surrounding areas. Thanks to funding by The National Lottery, our charity, which supports vulnerable women in the local area, is transferring the concept of our...

CHRISTIAN COMPANIONS NEEDED

CAN YOU BE A CHRISTIAN COMPANION? We're appealing for Christian supporters to offer spare time to help those isolated during this third lockdown. The Water Lily Project charity supports and empowers vulnerable women, as well as providing community support for women...

OUR CAFE CLOSED DUE TO TIER 4 RESTRICTIONS IN CHRISTCHURCH BUT WORK OF THE WATER LILY PROJECT CONTINUES

In accordance with new Government restrictions which places Christchurch in Tier 4, our community cafe, The Water Lily Cafe, will not be reopening as usual after the Christmas holidays. Please note that the work of The Water Lily Project to support vulnerable women in...

Handmade face masks raise over £500 for The Water Lily Project

A huge thank you to Christchurch Baptist Church  for raising £579.29 for The Water Lily Project. Special thanks to the amazing Pat Adams and Jan Louch for sewing so many face masks and to the brilliantly organised Lorna and Geoff for co-ordinating sales and postage of...

CLOTHING COLLABORATION WILL HELP VULNERABLE WOMEN IN CHRISTCHURCH

We're delighted to be able to help some of the vulnerable women we support in Christchurch with a brilliant clothing collaboration between us and Wardrobe Foundation. Wardrobe Foundation is a new social enterprise, based in Dorset, working to repurpose donated women’s...

Roll up, roll up for our Christmas raffle – tickets now on sale online

Our Christmas raffle tickets are now on sale and we have some amazing prizes up for grabs. PRIZES INCLUDE : Two food & chocolate hampers Toiletries hamper £20 voucher for Chicken & Blues £20 voucher for Stewarts Garden Centre Paint a Mug Voucher from The Clay...

CHRISTIAN COMPANIONS NEEDED

CAN YOU BE A CHRISTIAN COMPANION? We're appealing for Christian supporters to offer spare time to help those isolated during this third lockdown. The Water Lily Project charity supports and empowers vulnerable women, as well as providing community support for women...

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131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AW

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