Thanks to grants from The 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 […]
Thanks to grants from the War Memorials Trust and The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass work has begun on the conservation and restoration of the First World War Memorial Window of the former St. Matthew’s church which Giroscope purchased late last year. The work is being carried out at the renowned Barley […]
We are pleased to announce that as of today, 31st October 2018, Giroscope are now the owners of the former St Matthew’s church on Boulevard. We have lots of plans for this iconic local building and look forward to sharing them in the coming months with the local community.
Please take a look at the transformations our building staff, 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!
This is a short video about Lewis, made by the Humber Centre in Hull, a Forensic Psychiatry unit, and filmed at Giroscope’s office in Coltman St., west Hull. Lewis has been a volunteer on the Computer Project at Giroscope for over 8 months and is a valued member of the team. In the video he […]
Social and Sustainable Capital today announced a second investment in Giroscope. SASC’s press release states: “The second investment came in December 2017, alongside a grant from Power to Change which comprised 25% of the loan value, making it more affordable for the charity to take on the loan. This investment has enabled Giroscope to purchase […]
We are proud to have won The Howard League’s Organisation of the Year Award for 2017. It was an honour to attend the awards ceremony yesterday and hear some great stories and work.
The rip-out of a property in our community that has been empty for a decade has begun! You can follow our progress on Twitter and on our Flickr page.