Festive opening hours

Winter closure times Friday 22nd December until Wednesday 3rd January

Thank you to everyone that has supported NCRC this year! We hope you have a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year.  Our office will be closed from Friday 22nd December until Wednesday 3rd January 2024. To check Trafford Hall opening times and to book a visit, please check with YHA Chester Trafford […]

NCRC Raises £6,470 in successful ‘Big Give’ Challenge

We are thrilled to announce our fundraising success following the recent ‘Big Give’ challenge. In just one week, our amazing supporters raised a total of £6,470 to support our ambitious vision for ‘The Education Barn.’ The Big Give challenge, held from 28th November to 5th December, helped charities across the UK raise a record-breaking £33m […]

Give a gift, leave a legacy this Christmas

We need your help with our next project, which is something truly special! In memory of one of our leading supporters, Professor Sir John Hills, we are building ‘The Education Barn’, an eco-friendly, 100% carbon neutral, outdoor classroom that will be used to deliver environmental programmes to children and young people. The Barn will provide […]

NCRC, has been named one of the best places to work in the UK!

ncrc best companies

This year’s Best Companies survey, has named NCRC as part of The Regenda Group, one of the top 100 organisations to work for in the UK with a two-star award! The Best Companies survey is an annual independent evaluation of organisations that recognises excellence in employee engagement. They believe that staff who are fully engaged […]

Trafford Hall: Chester’s hidden gem creating national community impact

Over the course of 250 years, Trafford Hall has watched countless stories unfold within its walls. Hidden in a quiet corner of Chester, this remarkable place has lived many lives, from a cherished family home to a bustling factory and a joyous wedding venue. Beyond its diverse history, Trafford Hall’s enduring legacy lies in its […]

Opportunity to contribute to our award winning Housing Plus Academy research

Housing associations, both large and small, are invited to contribute to the Housing Plus Academy’s next think tank event. Led by the London School of Economics (LSE) Housing and Communities team, the Housing Plus Academy is a partnership between LSE Housing, the NCRC (National Communities Resource Centre) and 17 leading social housing providers. Since its […]

Residents, Social Landlords and Community Groups invited to cost of living think tank

This Housing Plus Academy event will explore ways different groups are responding to the crisis. Always keen to tackle significant issues, the Housing Plus Academy has announced its next think tank event, which will focus on the cost of living crisis. Taking place on 20th October, this unique event will bring residents, as well as […]

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