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Bourton on the Water Parish Council George Moore Cottage Hospital Community Centre Project UPDATE.

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1 Bourton on the Water Parish Council George Moore Cottage Hospital Community Centre Project UPDATE

2 2014 GCC purchased hospital in March 2013 to secure the project GCC agreed to undertake conversion works and hand-over a refurbished building to the PC in 2014 PC and GCC negotiations about price and specification continue, costs have increased GCC’s budget means PC will contribute some extra monies to provide the required fit-out GCC work is well underway, although much remains to be done

3 What next Conversion works scheduled to complete in August 2014 PC will put Council office up for sale in September Currently anticipated PC will take ownership and move into building in Autumn – timing dependent on a number of issues Building becomes income generating end 2014 Assistant Clerk being recruited to help deal with the additional work PC must resolve two major outstanding issues with GCC re parking and heating before the purchase completes

4 Finances PC will buy building later this year Separate budget of £60k set aside for additional fit-out works and equipment/furniture Statutory reserves will need to be increased A shortfall in Year 1 will be covered by grants A bridging loan, £100,000, may be required from August until the year end Projected rental income is circa £46k to enable the Centre to break even in Year 2 onwards

5 Accommodation PC Office GCC Library with extended opening hours Police Hub Health suite Community Cafe GCC Community Care Services base for North Cotswolds Rooms available for hire to local groups and county organisations for health, welfare, youth and social activities Two flats: a single and a double bed-roomed units on top floor Negotiations well underway with prospective tenants for space

6 Potential users The following are being discussed: Health: Glos Association for the Blind (outreach surgeries), Glos Association for the Deaf (hearing aid clinics), Dementia Web (Day Care services), Cotswold Volunteers (Lunch Clubs), Fitness Classes, Physiotherapy Arts & Crafts: Local artists (demos & tuitions), Arts & Crafts Fairs Youth: Job Club, After School Advice Sessions, Weekly Social Evening, Youth Notice-board Social: Mums n’ Toddler Group, Village Agent Drop-In Sessions, MP Surgeries, Housing Events, Carers Support Groups

7 We will need help with….. Library – volunteers to join W.I. led team being established to assist GCC staff and extend current opening hours now underway Outdoor space – volunteers will be required to help provide & maintain external flower beds/displays Community Café – volunteers to help provide a lunch-time service of hot drinks and refreshments Fund-raising – volunteers to help stage ABBA tribute band concert on Saturday 30 th August Youth Activities – help PC undertake consultation with young people and identify activities that can be provided Heritage – to establish and maintain permanent displays

8 Summary The project was started as a result of residents’ ideas and remains a project for the benefit of the whole community It will only really work long term if the community takes collective responsibility, it will be your Community Centre Our expectation is that providing the outstanding issues with GCC are resolved the PC will take ownership this year The future success of the Community Centre will depend on the villagers

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