Rupert Barrington takes the reins as manager, at the centre in Ferndown named after his Grandfather, James Barrington over 30 years ago.
Ferndown Town Council has announced that a project is in development to refurbish and extend the Barrington Centre Café in Ferndown, which will provide improved facilities and enable a wider range of entertainment and leisure activities to be held there.
The start of 2018 sees a bright future for the Barrington Centre in Ferndown now that Prama Foundation has taken over the lease with East Dorset District Council.
With the Barrington Centre firmly on the road to success following its shock closure and rescue within a week by its local community and major local charity Prama, Saturday’s fundraising concert proved Ferndown’s determination to keep the heart of its community beating.
The Barrington Centre opened this morning following the overwhelming support and generous donations from the Ferndown community.
In an attempt to raise £30,000 in the next 44 days, a Money Pot fundraising page has been organised on behalf of the Ferndown Community Association by Andy Bryant, general manager of the Barrington Centre.
A Dorset community centre in Ferndown that has been running for 30 years sent shock waves through the local community last Friday when it closed its doors at 12.30pm and ceased trading.