the lowdown are GatewayHR’s charity of the year for 2017

the lowdown has been selected as GatewayHR’s charity of the year for 2017! We are really pleased to announce that we have been successful in an application to receive support and advice from Gateway on all things HR. GatewayHR are an amazing company that recognise... read more

the lowdown’s Out There LGBTQ Support Services

Now in its 4th year, our OUT THERE weekly youth support group (for 13-17 year old’s) has outgrown its regular home at the lowdown. So it’s with much excitement we are pleased to announce that the group has now moved to: C2C (above the Good Loaf) at 1,... read more

Welcome to our new CEO & additional Trustees

A message from Imti Farookhi (our new CEO): “I am delighted to be here as the CEO of the lowdown and am looking forward to working with the Trustees, staff team and volunteers – supporting the great work they do. I’ve been fortunate in having been in a number of... read more

Renovations to meet the new demand for our Services

We were very sad to see the iconic STEPS be removed from the lowdown. These steps were built into the upstairs of the lowdown after the 1733 Beckets & Sergeants School Building ceased to be a school in the 1960’s, then after a stint as a nursery and in keeping... read more

An Express Christmas Abseil

Huge thanks to the fabulous five – Ian Pratt, Paul Millen, Amanda Killick, Janet Rawlins and Holly Masters who all overcame challenges to climb down the 417’ height of the Express Lift Tower (the tallest Abseil structure in Europe!). There efforts have so far raised... read more
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