News Updates

Learn to Sew

Join us next Wednesday at our Community Centre for our first ‘Learn to Sew’ class! In just 3 workshops we will be teaching young people aged 11-19 how to make a colourful apron that they can take home!

With only 6 spaces available this is definitely not to be missed! Contact us now to book your place, 01704 573084 😁

Afternoon Lunch

We had a lovely morning yesterday making food for this afternoon’s free lunch that we serve to the older members of our community 😊

We served a choice of:
🍴 Sausage Casserole or
🍴 Chunky Vegetable Soup
both served with crusty bread

And for Dessert we had a choice of:
🍴 Homemade Apple Crumble
🍴 Rhubarb Pie (from our FareShare Charity collection)
🍴 Cake with Raspberry and Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This beautiful cake was donated to our Centre by the lovely Sian at HeavenlyCakes. A local cake maker (just around the corner from us) and she was kind enough to bake this stunning cake for our members this afternoon! A huge thank you!! 🍰

Mama’s and Baba’s


Stacie Jones has a BSC degree in sport and exercise coaching, Pre and Post-natal coaching and is a qualified personal trainer and holds a current DBS.

Stacie will be running child friendly post-natal fitness classes, for mothers and their babies, ages ranging from 6wks-4yrs.

With little ones at home during the day it can be hard to find time to work out, Stacie’s classes mean that you can find the time for you without having to worry about finding childcare and you can bring your baby or toddler with you.

If you are interested and fancy giving it a go, the first session is free! Please see the flyer for more information 😊

Free Will Event

Paul Crowley & Co solicitors invite you for ‘Afternoon Coffee’ and the opportunity to ‘Make a Free Will’ on Tuesday 25 February at 1.00pm at Woodvale Community Centre 🏚.

Natasha Booth, Head of Private Client from Paul Crowley & Co solicitors will be presenting a talk on Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney. The event is organised in association with Cancer Research UK Free Wills Scheme. Everybody is welcome so come along, complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits will be provided and ‘Make a Free Will’… look forward to seeing you.

If you would like to speak with Natasha regarding a Will, Probate or Lasting Power of Attorney please call her on 0151 264 7363.

Refresh Your Life

Refresh Your Life! 

Are you stuck in the same old patterns, do you feel like life is going nowhere and your world is getting smaller? Is your confidence low and even the smallest tasks seem daunting? Then it is time to Refresh Your Life.

The Course Leader, Janet Broughton, is a qualified Teacher, Life Coach and Holistic Therapist and during this free, 6 week course which is funded by Living Well Sefton, Janet provides participants with practical tools for reducing anxiety and stress whilst developing a sense of mental well-being and confidence.

The course will run from 1pm – 3pm starting Monday the 2nd March 2020 and will be held at Woodvale Community Centre, PR8 3RS. Please book in advance by calling 01704 573084.

Origami and Paper Craft Workshops

Woodvale and Ainsdale Community Association, in partnership with Mobile Craft 4U and funding from Living Well Sefton, will be offering local people the opportunity to book on to 4 weeks of Origami and Paper Craft workshops. 

It is suggested that being creative and learning something new can have a positive impact on your mental health. Getting involved in these creative workshops is a great chance to give yourself a boost and meet new people as well as learning to make fantastic creations which you can take home.

The 4 week course will take place on Monday mornings at Woodvale Community Centre, Meadow Lane, PR8 3RS. The course is for adults and will start on Monday 2nd March from 10:30am – 12pm. You must book in advance to avoid disappointment. Call 01704 573084 or email to book your place or for more information.

Older peoples free Christmas lunch

We had such a fabulous day yesterday!!🎉🎄🌟

We served a beautiful 3 course meal to so many local older people ☺️

This is what we served:
Starters: Pate with toasted bread, side salad and balsamic glaze or fresh melon
Main Course: Roast turkey, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, carrots, sprouts, mashed potatoes, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce and gravy
Desserts: Fresh tiramisu, mince pies and cream or Madeira cake with cream

Everyone had a wonderful time, the children from Kings Meadow School were fantastic, the songs they sang were beautiful and the children spent a few minutes after their performance chatting to our older members around the room 🌟☺️

We would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all of the wonderful people and businesses that donated to this event, it wouldn’t be possible without the support of these fantastic people. And a big thank you to our staff and volunteers, they have all worked super hard over the past few weeks preparing for this event and it was a big success! 🥰

Alison’s And Elle’s Skydive

Alison and Elle took the plunge on the 19th of October and jumped out of a plane from 14,000ft up! They have tirelessly fundraised for our Charity and we are so grateful that they felt able to do this Sky Dive for us.

A huge thank you to both of them, you are incredible! We are still totalling up how much was raised but we will update you as soon as it’s all in and counted but we know at this moment that Alison and Elle have raised over £1,000 for Woodvale Centre!!


Christmas Hamper Raffle

This week a local person has kindly donated a beautiful Christmas Hamper to be won by buying a raffle ticket from our Community Centre. This generous person has also offered a second prize to be won which includes a Bottle of Wine and 4 Glasses! If you would like to buy a raffle ticket, please pop in to the Community Centre on Meadow Lane. We are open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.