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2015 AGM

We met lots of members of the local community on Saturday at our drop in style AGM. 
Everyone was asked to think of an idea for "something" for Rockcliffe Community Association to work on in the coming year.  THey wrote and drew their ideas onto our "community bunting".

Last Post Plaque Arrives

Our Last Post Event in November was a great success!  So many members of our local community gathered together to learn more about the effects of World War One on the Rockcliffe area of Whitley Bay.  We particularly remembered  Henry Mills Ridley who lost his life at the age of 32 in the Battle o

Community Carols

We could have asked for better weather but at least the Carol Singing in the rain was memorable!  A group a locals huddled under the shelters and sang carols accompanied by a group of talented local musicians.  We pulled Christmas Crackers with new faces and sipped mulled wine and ate mince pies.

Superact and Rockcliffe Community Association with Rockcliffe First School present The Last Post

Superact are funding Last Post Events all over the country.  We impressed them with Our Big Gig which he held in July this year so they encouraged us to take part in this project.  As we've been working closely with Rockcliffe First School and BlackDog Design on their Heritage Project, investigat

How does our Garden Grow?

Rockcliffe Community Association volunteers joined forces with Rockcliffe First School's Gardening Club to create a flower bed and plant new plants and shrubs on the triangle this week.  Thank you to those who gave up just a little of their time to help.

OUR BIG GIG 12th July 1pm- 4pm

It's going to be an exciting day for the Rockcliffe Community on 12th July 2014.   We received funding from Superact to hold  Our Big Gig on the newly created Community Garden outside Rockclife First School.  Local Musicians will entertain the community and there will be a chance for everyone to

We are "Community Stars!"

To mark the first day of Spring, Rockcliffe Community Association joined with Rockcliffe First School, Age UK, The Woodland Trust and North Tyneside Council's Big Spring Clean Up to begin to create a community garden on the patch of land adjacent to Rockcliffe First School.  Having been awarded f

Plans for planting on the Triangle

Rockcliffe Community Association were fortunate enough to be awarded a grant by Age UK to improve  community relationships and the  local environment.   We hope to hold a number of events when members of the community of all ages can come together to make the “triangle” on Windsor Terrace into a

Vote for us in the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund.

We have applied for a £300 grant from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund to enable us to host another "Reminiscing Rockcliffe" event for a wider audience of community members.  Please go online to support our bid by votong for us.

Traffic calming begins around Rockcliffe First School

Members of the RCA have been meeting and working with Councillor Brookes and Council Officers to try to solve the isssues around the dangerous speeding and parking around Rockclife First School.

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