News

Abbey Nature Festival 2024 Saturday 25th May – Sunday 30th June

The Cambridge Nature Festival is back! We have a whole host of different free events and activities planned in Abbey throughout the Nature Festival...

Abbey community comes together

You may have heard or seen on social media that we unfortunately had a break in at our community hub a couple of weeks...

Celebrating Earth Day with our second Abbey Repair Café

Abbey People worked in partnership with Cambridge Carbon Footprint to run our second Abbey Repair Café on Sunday 21st April and the East Barnwell...

Join Our Team As Community And Office Assistant

At Abbey People, we owe our success to our people. We are currently seeking someone to join the team as a Community & Office...

Charities and colleges are bridging the gap between town and gown

Abbey People was one of 20 charities that came together with Cambridge colleges at the Guildhall to discuss partnership opportunities and share experiences. The event...

Could You Be Our Arts and Crafts Group Facilitator?

At Abbey People, we owe our success to our people. We are currently seeking someone join the team on a fixed term contract from...

Let us know how we’re doing!

We’d love to hear how you think we're doing. For many of our grants and other funding, it is really helpful to know what people...

Barnwell Verge: Seeds of Hope

The Barnwell Verge: Seeds of Hope project will rejuvenate a problem area on Barnwell Road, stopping parking on the verge, increasing active travel, encouraging...

Could You Be Our Community Engagement Coordinator?

At Abbey People we owe our success to our people. We are now looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator (Employment & Health). The ideal person...

Abbey Business Breakfast – Spring 2024!

Are you a business based or trading in Abbey, or a business person who lives in Abbey? Abbey People are delighted to invite you to...

Abbey Food Hub Christmas Opening Hours

The Food Hub will be closed for two weeks over the Christmas period to give our team a well earned break. The last session we...

Abbey People launches Impact Report

With nearly 20,000 contacts with the organisation and more than 2,800 volunteer hours, Abbey People celebrates another successful year in its annual Impact Report...

You are invited to join us at Abbey People’s 10th Birthday Gala!

We have been improving the lives and wellbeing of Abbey residents since 2013! To mark this great achievement, we would like to invite you...

Spread festive cheer this Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time for the most vulnerable in our communities, and this year it is likely to be even tougher due...

Could you be our Sustainability Programme Manager?

We are pleased to be recruiting for two new roles as part of the River Cam CAN project, to deliver our ‘Sustainability and Greenspaces’...

Now recruiting for two new Sustainability Roles

We are pleased to be recruiting for two new roles as part of the River Cam CAN project, to deliver our ‘Sustainability and Greenspaces’...

Could You Be Our Food Hub Operations Assistant?

At Abbey People we owe our success to our people. We are now looking for someone to help with the operation of the Food...

Railpen Launches Partnership With Abbey People To Challenge Inequality In Cambridge

Cambridge has held the unenviable title of “most unequal city in the UK” since 2017.  Within the city, people in Abbey Ward are amongst...

A Tale of one City at Abbey Food Hub

In April we were visited by The 51 Percent – France 24 for a piece they were doing on women whose lives have been...

Spring in to Reading

The Galfrid School and Abbey People have joined together to encourage our neighbours, (that’s you!) to get reading throughout April and May. It doesn't matter...

Let us know what you think!

We'd love to know what you think of our work. For many of our grants and other funding, it is really helpful to know what...

Help make this Christmas Merry

Christmas can be a difficult time for the most vulnerable in our communities, and this year it is likely to be even tougher due...

New Family Coordinator Role

We are recruiting now for a Family Coordinator We are excited to announce a new role in the Abbey People team, working in partnership with...

The Guardian gives coverage of inequality in Cambridge and the effect it has on the people of Abbey

The Guardian gives coverage of inequality in Cambridge and the effect it has on the people of Abbey. We were lucky enough to receive a...