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During the past 18 months, the charity has taken steps to rectify its financial deficit by restructuring the organisation with a saving of nearly £1m in overheads. Now that this has been completed, and with a new strategic direction in place, Penny Newman has decided to resign from Platform 51 with effect from Autumn 2012.
We are excited to announce the move of Platform 51's Oxford Head Office from Cornmarket Street to the Botley Road. Platform 51's new registered address will be: New Barclay House, 234 Botley Road, Botley, OX2 0HP. With lower rent costs and more meeting space, this move will allow us to become more cost-efficient and create an environment that is better fitted to our purpose. We can therefore ensure that all our available funds are being directed towards the girls and women who use our services, at a time when we know that women are facing increased hardship. We look forward to welcoming you to the new offices in the near future.
We are looking for volunteers to join our Board of Trustees. In particular, we seek people who have financial, technological and marketing skills. Our Board of Trustees meets four times a year to lead and plan the strategic direction and objectives of the organisation and to ensure its financial and operational sustainability. If you believe you have the necessary skills and commitment to help us achieve our aims, please send your expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
12 August 2011
Platform 51 centres remain open for women in riot-affected areas
5 August 2011
Life changing job coup for Platform 51’s Natasha One woman's dreams come true
26 July 2011
Platform 51 offers condolences to Norway Tragic loss of young lives mourned
5 July 2011
Women's use of antidepressants at crisis point Thousands use antidepressants for long periods
8 June 2011
Nottingham mums map the best baby facilities Young mums have produced a new baby changing map of Nottingham
7 June 2011
Nottingham women sing their way to better mental health The choir challenge: set up a new choir and perform in 10 week
15 April 2011
Social Fund changes will lead to drastic reduction of support Changes will affect the most vulnerable warns 15 organisations.
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