We’re part of a Besom family

The Besom in York is part of a national network of Besoms. At the time of writing, there are about 25 Besoms across the country. Each one runs slightly differently, but all with the same aim – to help build the bridge between those who have, and those in need. A few weeks ago, the […]

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Recent Sweepings*

It’s been a while since we’ve blogged .. so much has been happening at the Besom and Bundles of Joy! If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter you may have seen that our biggest news is that we have moved offices! We are now based at Living Word Church on Huntington Road and are only […]

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We’re on the move!

The core team and trustees here at The Besom in York have been praying for a long time about moving office so that we can work closer with our Bundles of Joy team. Just before Christmas, Living Word Church in Huntington offered us some storage space in their basement. It has been a huge help […]

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Trinity launch Serving Saturday

Trinity Church teamed up with The Besom in York to launch their inaugural Serving Saturday event. A group of nine from the church carried out a house decoration project for a family in Acomb, which was set up by the Besom Co-ordinator Becky Lewis. Initiated by Trinity’s deacons, Serving Saturday will now become a regular event […]

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Winter, York and fuel poverty

January at the Besom often involves lots of tidying up from Christmas, catching up on emails and having the heating on all day! This year in particular I’ve been struck by how much we take having a heater in the office for granted. Over December and January we have had a record number of referrals […]

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