Community Development in Medway

Welcome to Sunlight Development Trust

Based at Sunlight Centre, Gillingham, we are a truly local charity, working closely with our community to improve physical and mental wellbeing, ease loneliness and encourage personal independence. Together we achieve our goals by identifying areas of need and collaborating to create wellbeing and social groups for Medway residents

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Medway Men In Sheds Open Event

Medway Men In Sheds Open Event

Our weekly wellbeing group for men 25+ is run by its members, which gives them the opportunity to do the things they really want to do. We’re having an open event on Thursday 9 June between 4.30pm and 7.30pm where you can find out more about how it works. If you’d like to get out of the house more, especially if you like woodwork, playing […]

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Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Our lovely friend Rohan from Alzheimers Society will be at Sunlight Centre at 1.30pm on Wednesday 8 June to give an amazing talk and answer questions about all aspects of dementia. Feel free to pop along, we’d love to see you and you’ll definitely learn something

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Sunlight All Year Round!

Sunlight All Year Round!

The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, things can only get better! Sunlight Centre has events planned all year round, watch this space for details!

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Free Course in Furniture Restoration

Free Course in Furniture Restoration

Sunlight Development Trust has teamed up with Gillingham Street Angels to bring an opportunity for 6 local people not currently in work to learn new skills and improve their employment prospects. The 12 week course in furniture restoration covers the ‘4Rs’ of furniture maintenance – Repair, Restore, Repurpose and Recycle – and will include practical training in working with wood, metal and upholstery. The program […]

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