The Community Workstream includes projects that are aimed at enabling local people to work together to improve their community without the need for external help.
If Create on the Square helps to create an environment where local people can develop their skills to the full, we believe those people will be able to build a supportive, resilient and self-reliant community in Cheltenham West, without the need for external help.
Recruit a ‘steering group’ of local people and raise funds for a proof of concept community bank
- Steering group >30 people created
- Raise enough funds to run poc (est £100k)
Community Activity Team Support is a programme of training and coaching for local volunteers (in CAT), to enable them to use their talents to run projects that benefit their community
- At least 1 weekly meeting is organised by the Team themselves
- All team completed all training – first aid, Belbin, safe-guarding
Is a social group for people to develop talents and relationships as they craft together at Create Tea Bar
- Tea Bar sa
The Entrepreneurs workstream includes projects that are aimed at encouraging local Entrepreneurs to start and grow new businesses.
If Create on the Square helps to create an environment where local Entrepreneurs can thrive, we believe they will use their skills and drive to start new businesses, which will boost their income, benefiting society and Create.
Create on the Square offers a space for Entrepreneurs to display their products.
- Sales for each shop increase
- 100% of shops filled by vendors
Mushroom growing kits sold direct to Create/CSG supporters
All kits are sold that are made
The Employment Opportunities workstream includes projects that are aimed at enabling local people to develop work skills and employment
If Create on the Square provides employment opportunities, we believe local people will use their talents to grow Create on the Square, and, in the process, will develop skills and experience to enable them to gain long-term employment appropriate to their potential.
Currently there are no explicit employability projects, but there are a number of work opportunities on other projects, eg Escape Rooms staff
The Business Regeneration Workstream includes projects to encourage local businesses to thrive and prosper.
If Create on the Square helps local businesses to thrive, we believe it will bring greater prosperity to the Cheltenham West area, and Coronation Square in particular, which will benefit the local economy, including Create on the Square.
Escape Rooms Cheltenham
Escape Rooms Cheltenham is a fun escape room entertainment, which aims to draw more people to Coronation Square, for the benefit of the businesses there.
- Escape room bookings increase to 40 per month
- Loyalty card stamps increased