Whiteadder Watersports Centre – now open!

Whiteadder Watersports Centre NOW OPEN! Preston and Abbey Community Trust (PACT) have funded a package of discounts for residents of Abbey St Bathans, Bonkyl and Preston Community Council area, with Whiteadder Watersports Trust (WWT) match funding some categories. To access these subsidies please contact the Watersports Centre: info@whiteadderwatersports.co.uk 07801442139 Office Hours 9.00 am – 5.30…

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Broadband survey

Broadband survey (launched July 2021) *The survey will be open until Friday 27th August* PACT is considering funding the installation of one or more masts as part of a radio-signal-based internet network to reach areas of our community that are currently poorly served by any existing network internet providers. We are in negotiations with Borderlink,…

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Popup Larders

The Popup Larders in Preston and Abbey St. Bathans are now weekly These are funded by PACT and run by Resilient Communities volunteers. The food comes from Reston and Auchencrow Community Larder, who distribute food from supermarkets that would have otherwise gone into landfill. Huge thanks to the Reston volunteers who get the boxes ready…

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2020 AGM date and time set

The PACT board would like to formally invite you to attend the 2020 AGM on Wednesday the 20th at 19:00. This will be held remotely via ZOOM due to COVID restrictions.. Please register your interest in attending by emailing hello@pactrust.org.uk You will be sent a ZOOM link for access to the meeting. Best regards and hope to…

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PACT supports Community Larder with funding

Reston & Auchencrow Community Larder is now accessible to residents of the Abbey St Bathans, Preston and Bonkyl Community Council area! The Community Larder in Reston is now part funded by a grant given to ABPCC Resilient Communities group by PACT, enabling it to extend its reach to our area. We are very grateful to…

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PACT delivers on goody bags for kids.

In these strange and confusing times our children have shown themselves resilient and parents patient and adaptable. As children prepare to return to school, Preston and Abbey Community Trust (PACT) have rewarded those aged 16 and under in the area who registered, with fantastic goody bags for their great efforts during lock-down. As bags were…

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Update from our chairperson Liz Macfie on community support during the Corona pandemic

The PACT board unanimously decided to provide direct assistance in our community, as well as to support the broader community effort in responding to the crisis. We have agreed to commit funding towards the community response to the crisis through existing organisations, and our initial response is to provide funding as follows: 1.      We will provide funds to…

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