Avonway Community Centre
36 Shaftesbury Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1JF
Telephone: 01425 652706 Email: enquiries@avonway.org

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About us: The Fordingbridge & District Community Association is a registered charitable organisation [No 269698] which manages & maintains the Avonway Community Centre operating in the former Fordingbridge primary school building, situated opposite the Fordingbridge surgery.Sue, Malcolm & Maureen

Avonway has a range of rooms used by more than 40 community groups, clubs, charities & associations - some operated directly by the Association, others by third parties.

In addition the Community Centre hosts two luncheon clubs for older residents and the Friday Country Market for sale of local produce. It owns and operates the Fordingbridge Community Minibus; acts as the Prepared Rest Centre in case of a local emergency, houses the independently run Stepping Stones
Pre school and also the Fordingbridge Mobility Aids Centre which is run by the British Red Cross.

Membership: The Association is a members organisation - and membership if FREE so why not join us?

Centre Management  
  Centre Manager Sara Winteridge
  Centre Manager Assistant Anne Mitchell
  Office Hours: 9:00 - 12:00 hrs Monday to Friday
Honorary Officers  
  Chairman Chris Calder
  Treasurer Wendy Cracknell
Executive Committee Members  
Honorary Offices, plus:  
  Janet Brown Louise Pinder
  Adrian Ings Dr Iain Kidson
  Cllr Edward Heron (HCC)  
Council Members  
Executive Committee Members, plus  
  Colin Knapman       Adrian Ings  Rick Neal
Minibus Committee  
  Chairman & Vehicle Co-ordinator
Tel: (01425) 652 269
Rick Neal

  Vice Chairman & Vehicle Manager Ian Newman
  Deputy Vehicle Co-ordinator Peter Adams
  Treasurer Colin Knapman
  Secretary Janet Brown