PeCTRA stands for Peasley Cross Tenants and Residents Association.
It was started in 2004 and is run by local people. PeCTRA exists to serve tenants and residents in the Peasley Cross Area. PeCTRA have a Constitution, Bank Account, Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and Committee members. We work with Helena and Riverside Housing Associations, Local Councillors, Police and local Church leaders.
PeCTRA hire the Community Room at Peasley Cross URC and are open every Wednesday 9.30 am to 2.30 pm. We currently run along with Riverside Housing a ‘Job Club’ on Wednesday mornings and ‘How to use a Computer’ course. St Helens Credit Union have a branch every Wednesday which offers local people a collection point.
We hold Committee meetings alternate months and AGM every September.
Last year we:
Worked with Helena Partnership to offer Boxing classes,outing to Parr Stocks Community Fire Station and Football coaching for children in the area.
Obtained a grant from St Helens Children Youth Service to offer a Summer Play scheme and outing to Widnes Catalyst Museum.
Helped residents dealing with noisy neighbours and litter.
We run a weekly LOTTO offering cash prizes, and money raised from the LOTTO paid for 78 children/adults to attend Billy Smarts Circus.
The Committee attended a Volunteer Lunch, Making a difference Award and visited the Mayor’s Parlour.
PeCTRA welcomes any person of good will wants to make a difference in Peasley Cross. To find out more call in any Wednesday or ring Margaret Worrall 01744 810262