Community Development in Medway

Welcome to Sunlight Development Trust

Based at Sunlight Centre, Gillingham, we are a community owned and managed charity working to improve health and well-being in our local area.

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Christmas Craft Fayre is Covid-safe

Christmas Craft Fayre is Covid-safe

At Sunlight Centre the wellbeing of our visitors is our top priority. In line with the recent government announcements we have decided to modify the format of our Christmas Craft Fayre on Saturday 4th December to ensure that it is covid-safe. As a result Sunlight Centre staff, volunteers and stallholders must provide a negative lateral flow test, and will wear a face covering at all […]

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16 Days of Action against Domestic Abuse campaign

16 Days of Action against Domestic Abuse campaign

Domestic Abuse can be experienced by anyone, regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, culture or religion. Sunlight is supporting Kent Integrated Domestic Abuse Service and Medway Domestic Abuse Services’ 16 Days of Action campaign with a social media campaign and supporting literature. The campaign starts on 25 December.

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Craft Workshops

Craft Workshops

In the run up to our Christmas Craft Fayre on December 4, Sunlight Centre is running free weekly craft workshops for the community. Crafts are designed to be simple but impactful, giving beneficiaries something special to take home and building their creative confidence. Items include Christmas cards, tree baubles and glitter glass.

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Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Local Community Fund

Sunlight Development Trust is delighted to announce that its High Hopes Community Garden will be a beneficiary of the Co-op Local Community Fund for the next 12 months The generosity of Co-op members will allow the Trust to replace the unsafe wooden steps up to the garden with a metal staircase, and build a weatherproof log cabin for extra support groups and wellness events.

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