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DRC Receives Grant to Replace Hall Floor

Community groups and individuals who use the Hall at the DRC will know that it has been badly affected by damp causing the parts of the floor to raise up. This has raised safety concerns highlighting the need to find a permanent solution. Over the years we have had numerous repairs done and a new floored laid over the original wooden floor, all to no avail. The only possible solution was to remove the existing floor and lay a new one which would cost a significant amount of money.

After searching for appropriate grants we applied to Biffa Award who provide grants to projects as part of the Landfill Communities Fund. In November 2019 we were informed that our application had been successful and an award was made of £42,000!

The award will cover the cost of removing the original floor and replacing it with a treated  concrete screed, which will eliminate the risk of damp reoccurring. A new vinyl floor will be laid on top.

We look forward to the work being completed in April when we can welcome new and existing community and health groups back to enjoy the wonderful new resource.

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New Sensory Base open

Halton Sensory Services have a new home at 26 Widnes Road, Widnes. The base is open to the public during the hours of 10am til 3pm Monday to Friday to access information and support services for all aspects of sensory loss and associated conditions such as Tinnitus.

Contact details:

Telephone: 0151 511 8801


Sensory Garden opening- In Memory of Christine Clark

The opening of our new sensory garden in memory of the lovely Christine Clark, wife of our Chairman Ernie. Gone but never forgotten, always in our hearts, with thanks to St Helens Rotary for their funding and continued support.


90th AGM Celebrations

I’ll sing to you by Casey Breves performed in BSL as I’ll sign to you by DRC staff

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