Our annual A.G.M. will be held on Monday 1st April 2019 at 7pm in St Mark’s Centre – all welcome.

If you are interested in standing for our Steering Group, please call in and sign our nominations form.


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Our office number 01744 628957 and our mailboxes will be out of action until further notice due to building works.

If you need to contact us please ring the warehouse on 01744 607388 Monday to Thursday 10am till 4pm.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Cafe News

From 2nd January 2019 The TANGO Community Cafe will continue to welcome our loyal customers and will provide its full range of catering services.

However, on Thursdays we will only be providing hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and cakes.

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Grant Award

T.A.N.G.O. Community Project are delighted to receive a Grant of £10,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation to support its work over the coming year. We are indebted to the Weston family for this Award.

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There is a separate tab on the website, called T.A.N.G.O. Survey, where you can download a Questionnaire and return it to us on email, if you are able to share your thoughts and ideas about T.A.N.G.O. with us.

This feedback helps us to plan for the future.

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We held a hot-pot supper and quiz night in conjunction with the Ladies Meeting of St Mark’s on 21st November.

Everyone had a good night and we managed to raise some money.

The Ladies meeting have put their portion of the proceeds to the charities they support throughout the year and TANGO sent £225.10 to Stand Up 2 Cancer.

In recent years some of our staff and volunteers have been badly affected by this terrible disease – either themselves, or a close loved one, and unfortunately we ALL know someone who has been affected in this way.  So we hope our donation will go some way to help with research to eradicate this disease.

A big thank you to everyone who donated and to staff, volunteers and the Ladies Meeting for all their hard work in organising the evening.  xx

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Thanks for looking at our website!

We are beginning to update this over the coming months, so bear with us, and we will have some up-to-date information about What’s On, What We Do, and What We Would Like To Do over the next 12 months.


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Magazine Spring 2016

Magazine Spring 2016

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Quiz Night in aid of Help for Heroes

The Quiz Night on 1st August proved to be a great success.  Ian raised over £300 for his sponsored shave and we raised over £500 on the night.  We have arranged to send a cheque for £1000 to Help for Heroes.  A great big thank you to all who contributed.

And there it was gone to reveal a fresh faced Ian!!

We would also like to thank all those who generously donated prizes:-

St Helens RLFC, West End Salon, St Helens Windows, Gem’s Hair Salon, Christine & Wilf Kay, Dot Robinson, Julie Ward, Re-Nu Beauty, Barry Chesworth Butchers.

Thanks to Dougie for being Compere & DJ for the evening and all our staff who put so much effort into making it such a success.

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Each morning before we open we have a quiet time of reflection and then one of our volunteers leads us in prayer with a poem, saying or their own words.

Today (Thursday 23rd January 2013) Jan gave us this:
We opened with a quiet moment to think how we felt about coming into TANGO today.
She then gave out a variety of vegetables to some of the volunteers –
A carrot – a tough vegetable but sweet in flavor
An onion – very strong in flavour but can bring tears to your eyes when you cut into it
A potato – very dependable, versatile and you can do many things with it
A pepper – bright and tangy
A Leek – not as strong as an onion but has great flavor
A stock cube – small but effective and flavoursome
All different shapes and sizes – all important in their own right. Put them in a pan and mix them altogether, use a good recipe and the result is a fantastic soup.
At TANGO we have all different shapes, sizes and personalities. Put us all together and we make a fantastic team. Each one as important as the other, but all unique in their own way – leaders, volunteers and customers. All needing one another to bring out the best in us.
Like in the soup – the right amount of ingredients, a good recipe and guide lines, resulting in a great success

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