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We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £5,107.99 from the Co-op Community Fund. We were one of four charities this month who received the benefit of this fund. Thank you to the Co-op and all of you Co-op members who voted for us over the past 6...read more
A wine tasting evening is to take place at the Wine Rack in Birkdale village on Monday 27th November @ 7.30pm. It will be a Christmas-themed evening run by the experts in the Wine Rack. The evening will commence with Champagne, 7-8 drinks to follow and Port to...read more
Please come to what we hope will be an enjoyable evening for all. Terry Durrance will talk on 'Times Gone By.' The musical score will be by the Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus and Olivia Moss, a young up an coming opera singer. Olivia will sing both classical and...read more
We've launched the Birkdale Community Hub & Library 200+ club. Please join to make a regular contribution to the project with the possibility of winning cash prizes. There will be 2 x £20 prizes and 1 x £50 per month, plus a big £500 prize per year. Use the link in...read more
Please come and enjoy an afternoon tea with us. Home baking will be yours to enjoy! It is to be held at St.Peter's Parish Centre, St Peter's Road Birkdale PR8 4BY on 30th September 1- 4pm. You can drop in at any time for cake, scone, tea/coffee. Tickets £4 in...read more
Fri27Apr20187:00 pmBirkdale Conservative ClubShow content
Join us for our very own Aintree!
Race Night will be held at the Birkdale Conservative Club on Friday 27th April starting at 7pm, entry is £4 per person on the door. Choose your favourite horse, place your bets and (hopefully!) count your winnings. It will be a minimum of £1 to place a bet on a horse of your choice. Racing will commence at 7.30pm so please come along between 7- 7.15pm to give time to place your bets. £10 for a business to sponsor /name a race. Feel free to wear a posh hat! We look forward to seeing you there and look forward to a lively evening. Any queries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 07561838818.
Sat16Jun20187:00 pmHillside Golf ClubShow content
Following a very successful fundraising dinner last year we plan to make this an annual event and will be holding this years dinner dance again at Hillside Golf Club on Saturday 16th June @ 7pm. The cost is £30 person which includes a 3-course meal plus coffee. The evening will include a raffle, auction and disco. For tickets please email: email@example.com or phone:07561838818.
About the Project
Friends of Birkdale Library became a registered charity in September 2013. When the old Birkdale library site was put out to tender in May 2015 we put in a bid, in conjunction with another agency, to purchase the site. This bid failed but since then we have been looking to find another suitable premises in the Birkdale area. For the past 12 months we have been in negotiations with Merseyrail.
We are now extremely pleased to report to you all that we have been given permission to use the station master’s house at Birkdale station for a library and community hub. The house has been unoccupied for many years so we will need to fund raise, and apply for grants, to bring the building up to modern day standards.We are working closely with a representative from Merseyrail. This project will be for the community by the community. We hope to have the support of our community as this is to benefit us all. We will need more people to help us for fundraising, volunteers and general help. We would like to make use of the railway heritage too as this could be the theme through out the house.
Friends of Birkdale Library will change its name to Birkdale Community Hub and Library at the Station Master’s House. We are very excited about this project as at last we have something that our community can be a part of. If you have any queries or would like to help please let us know via the Contact page.