Newent Initiative Trust

The Newent Initiative Trust is an independent ‘not for profit’ organisation formed to assist groups whose purpose it is to make Newent and the surrounding areas a better place to live, work and visit.”

 Chill Out Zone opened in 2003 as a millennium project from Newent Millennium Trust. The Trust received a Lottery Grant to buy the building.  It is a Drop in Café for 11 – 18 years situated at 36 Broad Street.It opens  Monday to Wednesday evening in term time. It opens throughout the school holidays for two hours a day, three days a week, times chosen by the users. Facilities include a pool table, a television, fully equipped kitchen and Arts and Crafts Room. Young people have fundraised to buy lots of things and enjoy activities including cooking, gardening, arts and crafts as well as having the opportunity to chill out after school. 

The ChillOut is also used as a Community Cafe Monday to Thursdays , as a base for the Walking for Health group on Thursday mornings, and as a Young Persons Group on Tuesday afternoons

BAND CONCERTS organised by
Newent Initiative Trust

On a Sunday of each month over the Summer there will be a Band concert on the open air stage in the Park.  Please bring a chair or rug and make yourself comfortable.

2018 dates:-

Sunday 13th May    Lydney Brass  2:30 – 4:30

Sunday 10th June    Cinderford Band  2:30 – 4:30

Sunday 15th July    Salvation Army and Open Air Service  3:30 – 5:30

Sunday 5th August  Tewkesbury Band. 2:30

2 Responses to Newent Initiative Trust

  1. jenny Evans says:

    We have a local IT outreach project where we donate refurbished desktop computers to charity orgs to provide greater access and improved use of IT in the community. In return for feedback and evidence of impact locally. Please let me know if this is of interest ?

    • AdminMargaret says:

      Many thanks. I will pass this information onto the Management Team of the Youth Club. To contact direct the email address is

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