It has been a year of hard work, but Poets Pantry in Podsmead is open

Volunteers from Podsmead Big Local have been working hard to turn space at Halford House into a food distribution centre and a meeting place. The Mayor of Gloucester, Kate Haigh, cut the ribbon and GL Communities was there to talk to the people behind the project.

Christmas Hamper

Christmas Hampers

Staff at GL Communities works with many people for whom Christmas may be a difficult time.  This can be because they live on their own and feel isolated or because there are limited funds to provide treats at Christmas for family members.

Healthy Start

Healthy Start Vitamins are now available in Gloucestershire.

Healthy Start Vouchers

If someone is pregnant or has a child under 4 and they are getting benefits, they may be able to get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods and vitamins.

Gloucester Men in Sheds

Thank You to Gloucester Men in Sheds Team

On behalf of GL Communities and the Phoenix Community Centre, Steve Long, Health & Wellbeing Project Worker would to thank Stuart Mackay and the Gloucester Men in Sheds team for the fantastic work in the Community Garden Space.

NUS Green Impact Award - GL Communities

NUS Green Impact Award - GL Communities

Green Impact is devised by Gloucestershire University sponsored by Gloucestershire County Council and delivered through the GEM Programme and individually through organisations that wish to follow the programme. It is a three stage award programme to help organisations follow good environmental practices.

Department for Works & Pensions

DWP SERVICE UPDATE – Wirecard accounts frozen by FCA

On 26 June 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority placed a number of restrictions on Wirecard Card Solutions LTD.

Not Sure what a loan Shark Is?

If you can answer yes to one or more of these questions you might be borrowing from a loan shark:


GDASS - Covid-19 and Domestic Abuse

Self-isolation and Social Distancing mean more people are staying at home. It’s a stressful time, people are working from home and children are off school.

Tax Code Notice

How Do I Check My Tax Code Notice?

So April is the start of the new Tax Year, 2020/21, even amidst this Covid19 crisis the tax man will want his due.

Text Scam

Be aware fake lockdown fines - UPDATED

People have been warned not to fall for a bogus text message saying they have been fined for stepping outside during the coronavirus lockdown. The scam message claims to be from the Government,


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