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TNT Talks

In an exciting new multimedia extravanganza, Transforming Notts Together have put together a series of interviews with our partners. Presenting... TNT Talks

#Episode 1- The Beacon Project

In our irst ever episode of TNT Talks, Development Worker Julia talks with the manager of The Beacon Project in Mansfield, Louisa Hillman. The Beacon Project is a ministry of St John's Church, Manfield and is also a member of Faith Action Mansfield.

Louisa shares about how The Beacon have been supporting rough sleepers in Mansfield, how they plan to respond in the next few months, how you can get involved and all about Prince William's visit to the project in February.

To find out more information about the project head to: mansfieldbeacon.org and facebook.com/thebeaconproject/

#Episode 2- Open Homes

In our second episode of TNT Talks, Lead Development Worker Hannah talks with Megan Towers from Open Homes Nottingham and Nottingham Nightstop. Open Homes Nottingham is a member of Faith Action Nottingham.

Megan shares about how they have been continuing to provide accommodation for 16-25 year olds who are homeless through Nottingham Nighstop and Supported Lodgings, how one young man has grown in confidence and skill, and how you support their work by becoming a Host or Driver.

To find out more about Open Homes and their projects go to: openhomes.org.uk/
or call 0333 3232 265.

#Episode 3- Refugee Roots

In our third episode of TNT Talks, Adam Baker from Refugee Roots talks with our Lead Development Worker Hannah. Adam shares about how they have been continuing to support Asylum Seekers and Refugees during the lockdown, how they work wth other organisations and how one man they supported who was homeless at the start of lockdown is now living in a shared house.

To find out more about Refugee Roots go to: refugeeroots.org.uk/

Refugee Roots is a member of Faith Action Nottingham.

#Episode 4- Salvation Army: Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery

In the fourth episode of TNT Talks, Clare Buckby from The Salvation Army Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery Unit talks with Hannah from the TNT team.
Clare shares about how they support survivors in Nottingham, how they are planning to offer more support as places begin to reopen, and the story of how one young man found himself in slavery.

To find out more about the work The Salvation Army does go to: salvationarmy.org.uk/modern-slavery

The Salvation Army Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery Unit is a member of Faith Action Nottingham.

#Episode 5- Bestwood Park Church and Bestop Kitchen

In the fifth episode of TNT Talks, Chris Easton from Bestwood Park Church Nottingham talks with our Lead Development Worker Hannah. Chris shares about how they have been continuing to support local people during the lockdown, how they have adapted their successful community meal Bestop Kitchen and how they are working with local primary schools support families with 'Wellbeing Bags'.

To find out how we can support your church or project to support people in your community get in contact with us:

https://transformingnottstogether.org.uk/contact

Bestwood Park Church is a member of Faith Action Nottingham.

#Episode 6- Free to Be

In the 6th episode of TNT Talks, Chris Frith from St John's with St Mary's Mansfield talks with our Development Worker Julia. Chris shares about how Free to Be started nearly 10 years ago, how they have supported older people in #Ladybrook and how they are planning to reopen later in the year.

To find out how we can support your church or project to support people in your community get in contact with us:

https://transformingnottstogether.org.uk/contact

Free to Be is a member of Faith Action Mansfield

#Episode 7- St Katherine's Teversal

In the 7th episode of TNT Talks, Andrew Jenkins from St Katherine's Church,Teversal, talks with our Development Worker, Julia Terry. Andrew shares how the community has come together during lockdown; how they are working in partnership to protect green spaces; and exciting ventures including poetry, cycle routes and a community hub!

To find out how we can support your church or project to support people in your community get in contact with us:

https://transformingnottstogether.org.uk/contact

St Katherine's Teversal is a member of Faith Action Mansfield