VISAV is based at the Sherwood Business Centre, which is centrally located in Sherwood, a vibrant suburb within the city of Nottingham. But the Sherwood Business Centre is not just a suite of offices. They embrace Sherwood and Nottingham and support deserving community projects, both locally and further afield.

Jan '21

VISAV are happy to support a further community project and received thanks saying, "Hi and thank you so much for your very kind donation which will help us secure a future for Clipstone Headstocks and a community space for the people of Clipstone and Mansfield."

Lisa Douglas
Dec '20

From earlier articles you will see the huge and valued support that the VISAV team have been giving a Basford, Nottingham charity, Mesopotamia. The VISAV owners and Directors visited Mesopotamia last Saturday to help with the packing and wrapping of surprise gifts for local children who, otherwise, would not have a gift to open on Christmas Day. The VISAV team will then help the Mesopotamia team to deliver the presents on Wednesday, along with the families’ food parcels that VISAV have financially contributed towards.

Oct '20

In July we told you about VISAV Ltd supporting local charity, Mesopotamia. We are delighted to show you how our support will enable the charity to start collecting again for their charity shop and help them with their weekly food distributions.

Ian, Rachel, Paul and Mike
Jul '20

VISAV Ltd are delighted to be sponsoring local charity, Mesopotamia, set up by Rachel Miller in response to the great need for feeding and clothing the hungry and the cold.

Pictured above are Ian Thornton, Charity Steward from United Service Lodge of Nottinghamshire, Rachel Miller, founder of the charity, Paul Macey, Chair of Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch (NottsWatch ®) and Mike Douglas, Product Director of VISAV Ltd.

VISAV have committed to offer financial and practical support for a minimum of two years.

Jun '20

Rachel Jackson, with the practical and financial support of Mike Douglas, VISAV's Product Director and Nottinghamshire Freemason, set up a food exchange in Sherwood during March, at the start of the panic buying because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rachel explained on the project's Facebook page, "We are a local exchange for local people! We are here to accept food donations or household items, and here for people to access food and household items they require. We are a non profit organization and rely upon your donations and good will!"

Apr '20

Richard Anthony Johnson has set up a Facebook page to promote and collate a year's worth of sunset photos taken in Sherwood, Nottingham between July 2019 to June 2020. The selected photos will be used for a 2021 Charity Calendar with the proceeds going to a local Charity or Charities. Mike Douglas, VISAV Ltd, said of the project, "We are delighted to be sponsoring this superb initiative by Sherwood resident and artist Richard Johnson. Take those superb Sherwood Sunset shots and post them in, lets show how beautiful our area is."

Mar '20

Amazon Ring donated several of their video doorbells to VISAV to enable us to help vulnerable residents in our community. Recently we passed three of these to local PCSO Nathan Duffus who distributed the first during a burglary revisit and the following two following an incident on Waldeck Road.

PCSO Duffus told us about one of the recipients:

"One of the resident has mentioned the following on the device - ‘I was shook up after my property was broken into as I felt like my personal space was invaded. This left me overthinking on why I was a target for the first time. Then I had a visit from the local officer, which enabled me to feel reassured and a lot more relaxed about the incident. As it was explained, these things can be a bad luck of the draw for opportunist on the prowl.

Nov '19

John Pearson created a fundraiser toward re-instating the garden at the rear of St Paulinus Church. He wants to repair all the rotted bed retaining boards & seating area and create:

  • A relaxing place to meet with friends, to “Breathe” and rest awhile.
  • A space to plant and grow vegetables and fruit for the whole community to share.
  • A sensory planted area
  • Areas for wildlife to inhabit
  • Wheelchair friendly pathways between the various beds
  • ​​​​​​​A place for the whole community to use and be part of – a Community Garden

Jun '18

At 10:30pm on Friday the 22nd of June 2018, members of the Neighbourhood alert team began their climb of Fairfield (2,864ft high) in aid of COPS (Care of Police Survivors). Light the lakes is an overnight event where groups climb their chosen peak from one of the 214 Wainwright Peaks in the Lake District. At 0300 hrs, each team will then light a beacon before beginning their return down. 

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