Tag Archives: Volunteers

Doorway Annual Review 2015 – 2016

The front page of this year’s Annual Review shows a word cloud created by members of the public who follow the Doorway Facebook page. They were asked to describe our work in one word… Click below to download the pdf … Continue reading

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Information for the Sponsored SleepOut – 23rd January 2016

Message to all the lovely peeps who have expressed an interest in joining us for the sponsored SleepOut on Saturday 23rd January: You need to make sure that you read the information pack before signing up, Especially the check list … Continue reading

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Doorway, Social Exclusion & the Berlin Wall – Guest Opinion Column published in the Gazette & Herald Newspaper – Jan 2015

Way way back, 25 years ago, in November 1989 the Berlin wall was brought down by the people of Berlin. Not by the authorities but by the people on both sides working towards a common goal of freedom and inclusion. … Continue reading

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The Journey from Volunteering to Employment – Sian’s Story

Sian, Doorway’s Administrator, was recently interviewed by the Volunteer Centre Wiltshire and her story has just been published on their website. Sian had recently completed an Open University degree in Psychology and was looking for something new to do with her spare … Continue reading

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Doorway celebrates 10 years of drop-in sessions

Doorway first opened the doors to a drop-in session on the 5th January 2004. Originally called “North Wiltshire Homelessness Project”, the project has managed to survive both the good times and the bad times, thus enabling it to grow and … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Simon, Chair of the Doorway Board of Trustees

It is with great sadness that we said a fond farewell to Doorway’s Chair of the Board, Canon Simon Tatton-Brown, when he retired from his position at this year’s AGM. As part of my Chief Executive’s report to the AGM … Continue reading

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Trustee Week 4th November – 10th November 2013

Guest blog post by our Trustee & Treasurer I thought a beginning with a confession would be a better start than trying to describe the role of trustee. I became a Doorway Trustee because I would have been useless as … Continue reading

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