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Free Lunches and Afternoon Teas Thanks to The Hedley Foundation!

Updated: Feb 6, 2023

The Hedley Foundation Grant


The Hedley Foundation:

The Hedley foundation is an organisation that provides grants to smaller charities operating across the spectrum of social need. Last year they supported hundreds of charities, helping to improve lives and uplift people’s aspirations.

Here at Llanrumney, we have been lucky enough to have been awarded a grant from the foundation. The overall aim of this is to help some of the most marginalised, local people in the community of Llanrumney to re-engage with each other. It’ll allow them to make best use of the new community facilities we have developed at the Hall, and to maximise the benefit of socialising in our newly refurbished Community Café – Thackeray at the Hall.

The Hedley Foundation has allowed us to offer the following:

One month of FREE lunches, once a week, for young mums with their new babies.

This will give the individuals the chance to socialise with other mums and get their babies interacting with others. They’ll also be able to use the range of facilities we have to offer. It will be the same ground week by week, allowing for strong relationships to be built.


Monday 3rd October

Monday 10th October

Monday 17th October

Monday 24th October


12pm – 2pm

One month of FREE afternoon teas once a week for socially isolated elderly individuals who may be secluded and in need of some socialising. We want to reach out to people who may live alone or who are bereaved and would benefit from socialising.

This is a great way to reconnect and socialise with people following the 2 years of COVID lockdown. Also, a great opportunity to use our facilities and see what else we have to offer. This will be split into two groups, having different dates and times.


Group one:

Tuesday 4th October

Tuesday 11th October

Tuesday 18th October

Tuesday 25th October

Group two:

Wednesday 5th October

Wednesday 12th October

Wednesday 19th October

Wednesday 26th October


Both Groups 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Once booked in; you will be invited to attend every week for the month. you will be given a named passed that is not transferrable. This will help you to build new relationships with the other members and have something to look forward to each week!

There are limited spaces for each so please book in quick to secure your space.

*To book yourself in to one of the 3 available opportunities, contact Thackery At The Hall available 5 days a week on 02920 001446*

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