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Join the SCH200Club and help us raise money for the Commemoration Hall
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Pat with the winning ball.
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We'd like to send a huge THANK YOU! to everyone who has supported us.
We have completed Phase 1 of the Hall renovation!
National Lottery Community Fund,
Barley Hill Foundation,
Sir James Knott Trust,
Donations from our community and those further afield.
Everyone who has helped with and supported our fundraising activities.
First Aid Kit
This is in the Kitchen in a drawer marked with a green cross.
COVID - Aid Kit
This is in the most eastery toilet cubicle and is clearly marked.
2020 SCH200Club Draws
Watch this! The first ever draw of the SCH200Club
...and this was October .....
Thanks to Mark Llewellyn for drawing the November winning ball.
On the right, Reg draws the May SCH200Club ball
Thanks to Carol for drawing the Christmas SCH200Club winning number
February and March were Drawn on the same day!
2021 and beyond
Thank you to everyone who has supported the village hall.
Phase 1 of the renovation is now complete and we have lovely new loos, storage, central heating and decorated throughout. Unfortunately, due to the COVID lockdown, we haven't been able to take advantage of the new facilities to any great degree, but we are sure that will change in the not too distant future.
We have been raising funds, not only for Phase 2 but also for some urgent repairs to the lantern on the roof of the hall and to have the portraits of Mr and Mrs Hunting cleaned and new, non-reflective glass fitted.
The Lantern repairs are complete thanks to grants from Northumberland Community Chest and the Catherine Cookson Foundation
The lovely portraits are now away at the Laing Gallery tor restoration thanks to a generous grant from Carroll Savage via the lovely Community Foundation
We are also proud to have both Hallmark 1 and 2 accreditation. These are quality standards for the management and running of the hall and help show that we have good policies and processes in place for anyone wanting to use the hall.
The hall doesn't run itself and the committee/trustees work tirelessly behind the scenes to raise funds, make sure the building is safe and secure and a welcoming place for the community.
Thank you for your ongoing support and we hope to see new faces in the hall as we introduce new events and activities for everyone to enjoy.
More about our £100k for 100 Years Appeal - August 2021 update
Slaley Commemoration Hall is looking to the future with its £100K for 100 Years Appeal.
The Hall is one of the finest and best-loved village halls in Northumberland. The hall was renovated extensively in 1980-1, but now needs more work to secure its future and make it fit for the challenges ahead.
Funding for Phase 1 of the new refurbishment plans were secured by a combination of generous donations, grants and plain old fashioned fund-raising. This has enabled us to fit new toilets, better storage and new central heating boiler. No more carrying tables up and down stairs, unreliable drains and chilly rooms!
We are now approaching the final stage of raising funds for Phase 2 of our project. This will involve a new annex to the east side of the Hall which can be of modular design so that it can be used for a range of community and business needs.
We have also had to urgently raise money to address the structural problems and repairs to the iconic lantern that sits proudly on the roof.
Over the years it has hosted an unbelievably wide range of activities and is still the only multi-purpose meeting place in the village, used by lots of groups and clubs and the focus of many social activities – an essential community hub for a sustainable village.
The Commemoration Hall was a generous gift to the village by Charles and Agnes Mona Hunting of Slaley Hall in gratitude for the safe return of their children from the First World War and opened its doors for the first time in 1922.