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Sony Ericsson support for The Guildford Learning and Development Enterprise (GLADE)

October 2016, Sony Ericsson employees working with the GLADE team to renovate a garden.  These volunteers regularly work in Park Barn to support the GLADE social enterprise.  The GLADE venture, run by Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership and another local charity, Oakleaf Enterprise, seeks to provide opportunities for skills and employment.


The Walton Bike Project – One Year On

The Walton Bike Project was created as a Social Enterprise to provide community skills, confidence-building and progression for local, disadvantaged, residents. Set up in March 2016 with three year funding from Walton Charity to support staff funding and a grant from Surrey County Council to cover set up costs. The Bike Project has now been […]


Community Bike Hub Keeps On Growing – by James Watkins

Two years ago, a charity took on a dilapidated video shop and residential flat above to create a social enterprise with the aim of benefiting the community. It became the home of the Guildford Bike Project, a spoke of the Bike Project which, since its launch in May 2012, has sold and serviced more than […]