Thanks to William Bickford for filming this video of our community self build when he recently joined Giroscope on work experience. We all wish him the best as he pursuits a career in property management and as Caroline our project manager states. “If you can build a house you can do whatever you want”
You can see the latest videos of the Community Self Build at Coltman St. here
We have uploaded more “Before and After” photographs to our flickr page. Please take a look at the transformations our building staff and contractors, working alongside our fantastic volunteers, bring to our properties in west Hull – click here to see some photographs that speak volumes about the skills they bring!
Building tender and procurement information can be found here.
Hull City Council has launched a Hull Helpline (01482 300307) to support vulnerable residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The helpline has been set up for those who may have no other means of support and who may need help to access essential items and services including food, health and wellbeing and financial advice. It […]
Thanks to a grant from Good Things Foundation you can improve your digital skills at Giroscope! We are running FREE supervised sessions in our training room where you can improve your CV, do job searching, learn how to use emails, discover spreadsheets and a host of other digital skills. You can learn at your pace and […]
In the bleak midwinter take a look at the Community Garden filmed over three months last summer!
Thanks to grants from War Memorials Trust and The Worshipful Company of Glaziers, the wonderful artistry of Barley Studio and the skills of Master Stonemason Andrew Gommersall, the First World War Memorial Window at the former St. Matthew’s church has finally returned, conserved and restored to its former glory!
We have made a short film which looks at the Giroscope Projects outside of housing. We look at the Gardening Project, the Bicycle Project, the Furniture Project, the St. Matthew’s Project, and the I.T. Project explaining a little more about why we do them and the benefits they bring to the volunteers that work on […]
Thanks to a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund work is nearing completion on our community kitchen in Coltman St. This grant will allow tenants and volunteers to learn about cooking on a budget, planning menus and food preparation and safety under the expert guidance of a local artisan baker. But more importantly we can […]