STAFF at a Wirral community centre closed during the pandemic used the time to refurbish the building.

New Brighton Community Centre invited the mayor and mayoress, councillor George and Cath Davies, to officially reopen the building and took them on a tour.

Tony Jones, chair of trustees, said: "It was a landmark day for the centre and we are grateful to our mayor and mayoress being able to attend, be it socially-distanced.

"The centre has been serving the community of New Brighton since 1981 and recently had an extensive revamp and is looking forward to welcoming back residents old and new to enjoy the many activities and services on offer".

Pictures (below) from mayor's visit to New Brighton Community Centre

Wirral Globe:

Activities include:

  • Lunch Club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday starting at 12.30pm. All welcome.
  • Regular afternoon teas
  • Art classes, every Wednesday, 1pm – 3pm
  • Karate and Yoga classes
  • Buddhist meditation (Starting in September)
  • Computer classes every Monday evening, 7-10pm (Starting in September)
  • Wirral Pathfinders, every Thursday evening
  • Folk Club, every Thursday afternoon, 1-3pm.
  • Job Club - in the computer suite - starting soon.

For more details and booking/hiring information:

The chair Tony Jones added: "Our community centre has been closed during the pandemic since March 2020, and our cooks Elaine and Vicki have been delivering meals out to our most hard to reach older members of our community.

"Since last year nearly 6000 meals have been delivered, including a support package of quizzes, birthday celebrations, regular newsletters, guess the old photograph competitions and raffles all with prizes and presents, keeping our residents connected during the worst of COVID 19".