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Part-time café opportunity

Would you be interested in running the Saturday café at the Jericho Community Centre?

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Jericho Pantry

The main purpose of the Pantry is to make food that would otherwise be thrown away accessible to people who live locally who can make use of it.

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Life drawing classes

Explore your creativity -- all levels welcome. 

Local artist Mike England holds life drawing classes at the community centre.

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St Paul’s conversion

The site at night. Cranham Street resident Ken Paul has documented construction progress from his vantage point across the road.

Lucy's new building emerges from the rubble

Posted - October 18, 2023

Jericho's new developments can take time to emerge but then suddenly start shooting up. The old Health Centre at the top of Cranham street was boarded up in 2012 after the doctors and nurses moved across the road to the new Jericho Health Centre.

In 2015, the site was bought from the NHS by Lucy Properties, who then also had to engage in complex discussions with the owners of the flats above the building that made up St Paul's House. Five belonged to the Council and three were privately owned.

The negotiations proved successful and the result was a proposal in 2019 to partially demolish the health centre, refurbish the existing flats and build nine nine new ones. The architects are Paul Southouse Architects, whose offices are just across the road in Walton Street and who temporarily brightened up that corner of Walton Street with a colourful illustrated history of Lucys.

Our thanks to Cranham Street resident, Ken Paul, who followed the progress of the building in 2022 and 2023. It is now almost complete, with Sainsbury's already occupying the ground floor corner. In case you were wondering, the space behind the shop on the ground floor will be taken by Lucy's Real Estate as their offices which are currently at the entrance to the former factory site in Walton Well Road. Directly next door at no.67 Walton Street is the new Popina charcuterie, run by Lynrace which already has a cocktail bar across the road...and which in turn is owned by Paul Southouse.

Diary

Come and sing Stainer’s Crucifixion Sat 02 Mar - 2.00 pm
St Barnabas Church
Haydn: The Seven Last Words Sat 02 Mar - 7.30 pm
Worcester College Chapel
St Sepulchre’s Garden Group Caring for Jericho's most peaceful space
Tuesday 12 March - 10:00 AM
St. Sepulchre's cemetary
Steph Pirrie Jazz

Thursday 29 February - 8:00 PM
Harourt Arms

MY JERICHO
Next meeting
Being a vicar in a strange world
Fr Christopher Woods Thu 7 Mar - 6:30pm
At: St Barnabas Church