Home-Start Cotswolds

Helping parents give their children the best possible start in life


Happy Hikers!

May 10, 2019

Our annual Hike was a great success and, despite the forecast, we only had to dodge a couple of showers! Huge thanks to trustee Carolyn Ford and her husband for all their hard work, to Cripps Barn for their breathtaking… read more

April 29, 2019

On Friday 26th April, £1 from every purchase made at the fabulous Beano in the Park, Cirencester was donated to us, with thanks to Lady Bathurst, pictured here between two of our trustees, Fiona and Carolyn. The rain just about… read more

BBC Radio Gloucestershire shout out!

April 16, 2019

We were thrilled to be invited along to BBC Radio Gloucestershire for an interview on this afternoon’s Nicky Price show. Carolyn Ford, one of our amazing voluntary Trustees, talked about the Hike for Home-Start Cotswolds – not only how important… read more

March newsletter

March 29, 2019

Please click here for our latest news, including a welcome to our new Treasurer – Alex Yumba – and an update on the forthcoming Hike for Home-Start Cotswolds.

Fun for all at our Family Events!

March 28, 2019

In March we held two events for families: an Easter Party in Bourton on the Water and a Cafe Event in Cirencester. Huge thanks to everyone who helped out, providing food, transport, craft activities, manicures and creches. A good time… read more

Hike for Home-Start Cotswolds is back!

May 8, 2019

Location: Cripps Barn, near Bibury, GL7 5BA

This year our popular hike is taking place on Wednesday 8th May and we’re starting and finishing at Cripps Barn, where owners Felicity and Mark Henriques are generously providing a delicious two-course lunch. For more information, please click here. You… read more

Home Start Cotswolds


January 31, 2019

Hot off the press (and PC), please click here for our latest newsletter, which includes dates of forthcoming events such as the annual Hike for Home-Start which this year will be finished off with a delicious lunch at gorgeous Cripps Barn!… read more

Home Start Cotswolds

We need a Treasurer!

January 17, 2019

Do you have the skills to be our Treasurer? We have a board of 10 trustees supported by two advisers and are looking for someone to join the board and oversee our finances. This is a voluntary role which involves… read more

Raising awareness at Tesco!

December 18, 2018

Big thanks to Tesco Extra for letting us set up camp in their foyer on 12th December. We met some potential volunteers, raised some funds and more people now know who we are and what we do!

Home-Start Cotswolds on BBC Radio Gloucestershire!

December 4, 2018

One of our amazing volunteers, Trish, along with a mum she has supported, were interviewed in November on BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s Anna King show! To hear it, go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06p4tr1 and they are 2 hrs 18 mins in. Thank you to our… read more


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