£150,000 grant awarded for renovation works

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded a £150,000 grant from the Garfield Weston anniversary fund!

The money is for essential renovation works to our flagship building, Maundy Grange.  Work will include a ground floor kitchen and dining space, a meeting room and multi use room and refurbished offices/counseling rooms, as well as central heating!  So our guests can be toasty and warm all year round!

The work will transform the way we offer services; especially over lunch time.  It will be a joy to cook in a new ground floor kitchen – no more carrying lunch downstairs.  Counselling rooms will be re-configured with new lighting, heating and decoration.

We look forward to the works starting and will keep you posted

Special thanks go to Mike and Lucy who completed the bid

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A poem by Julie Hesmondhalgh

Our Mamma Mia event was a roaring success! We were wet through, but were dancing on the green!  The event raised a staggering £1600!   Thank you so much for those who attended and supported us… what shall we plan next?

Before Mamma Mia, we aired a fantastic poem by Julie Hesmondalgh, written for Maundy Relief!!!

See if you can spot any famous faces!!





Screen on the green Presents Mamma Mia

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Come and join us for a singalong!

Julie Hesmondhalgh and Annie Wallace will be our hosts for this fun packed evening.

We will be watching and singing along to Mamma Mia on an outdoor screen (bring waterproof’s, blankets and brollies).

Saturday 8th September, 7 pm, Accrington Cricket Club

Fancy dress optional, there will be prizes for the best dressed!!

xxx Food, drinks, popcorn, raffle and a tombola await you xxx

Tickets available from Accrington Cricket Club or Maundy Relief

Suggested donation: £5

See you there – get your flares on!!!

It’s our 20th anniversary!! Time to celebrate.

We are hosting an open day to celebrate 20 years of Maundy Relief Trust.  You can enjoy tours, tombola, a remembrance service and refreshments.  We look forward to seeing you soon …

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New Years Day Lunch

The Raza Jamia Mosque and community centre are hosting a New Years Day lunch from 1pm until 4pm, (39 Lower Antley Street, Accrington).  Everyone is welcome, no need to book. Funded by Minhaj welfare womens group. For more details, please ring MLW on 07981 862 834.

The Jam Collective 11th November 2017

The Jam Collective are hosting an event on 11th November at the Pop Club in Accrington to raise money for Maundy Relief.  Our charity has been chosen after a band member found himself homeless for a night.  The only people who would help him were street homeless who offered support, advice and somewhere to sleep.  This is an inspiring story and sure to be a great event!!! There are lots of great raffle prizes.  Limited tickets are available from Maundy Relief, see the Facebook event for more details.

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Christmas Women’s Group

Christmas Women’s Group 5th December 2017 2pm – 4pm


Come and enjoy making Christmas craft at our next Women’s Group above our furniture store on Abbey Street.  Enjoy festive fun with friends over a hot drink and cake.  If you need more information, please contact Rachael or June on 01254 659686.

Women’s Group

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Come and join us on Tuesday 5th September from 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Group’s will be held monthly and sessions may include pampering, sharing recipes, exercise and health tips and demonstrations by other organisations. You can meet new friends and have tea and biscuits.

We are based above our furniture store on Abbey Street in Accrington. Ask for Rachael or June. For more information, please ring 01254 659686.




Can you donate a little to help a lot?

Maundy Relief is running low on some items that we provide to those in need. It would be very much appreciated if you could provide us with any of the items listed below to enable us to donate them to those who need them:-

* Baked bean
* Soup
* Tuna
* Tinned pasta
* Tinned meat
* Toilet rolls

Please note these items are given to those who need them in our food parcels as well as using the ingredients in our community meal which is provided at the drop in from Monday – Saturday at 1pm. All are welcome!





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