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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

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...

LOOK FORWARD TO OUR CHRISTMAS FAIR AFTER LOCKDOWN – RESCHEDULED DATE IN DECEMBER

Here's something to look forward to when we come out of lockdown. Our Christmas Charity Fair has been moved from its original date in November due to Government restrictions. It will now take place on Thursday 10 December 10am-2pm. Lots of value for money presents and...

Supporting you 1:1 through lockdown2

As we enter another month-long lockdown, The Water Lily Project is working hard to make sure we can still provide support for vulnerable women in Christchurch and the surrounding areas. Our four support workers will be available for telephone support and online 1:1...

European volunteers join The Water Lily Project

Here at The Water Lily Project we're delighted to welcome two European volunteers for a year. Estrella Flores-Santiago from Spain (25) and Antonella Moci (28) from Italy are both volunteering for the charity in its community café as well as supporting it with various...

Now’s the time to get online – let us help you!

  Get Online Week 2020 is coming and it’s saying ‘now’s the time to get online’. This year has shown us just how much of a difference the internet can make to our lives. But too many people are still being left behind, without...

Four new faces afloat at The Water Lily Project

We are delighted to announce that here at The Water Lily Project, we have expanded our team. Tracie Billington-Beardsley joins us as a Part Time Marketing Assistant. A former woman’s editor for The Daily Echo in Southampton and a magazine journalist with IPC...

New job opportunity – Deputy Manager

The Water Lily Project is expanding and we are looking for a Deputy Manager Role of Deputy Manager We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our growing charity supporting vulnerable women in Christchurch and across the conurbation. The Water...
Update on help/support available

Update on help/support available

Here is a list of the help/support we are currently offering:   Free 121 support with a support worker - 12 month program where we get alongside each beneficiary and use Individual Support Plans to help them back to independent living Thursday Zoom sessions for...

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131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AW

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