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Six years today.

Six years today.

Pride in Pill affectionately known as PIP was formed in 2014 by Chairman Paul Murphy.PIP was originally set up as a community litter pick group six year ago, but has grown into something so much more.PIP has become a multi award winning group with The Queens Award MBE 2017 being it’s jewel in the crown. […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

Busy bee’s 🐝🐝 again today, up at 6am to be in Newport City Centre for 7:30am, great fun for the team marshalling at the half marathon πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ.Seen every season today 🌝πŸŒͺβ˜”β„πŸŒžLovely evening – team of 5 volunteers. Thanks to eveveyone who has donated this week. Hugh thanks to Greggs for this evening’s food and our […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

Cold evening…everyone happy . Big shout out to all our fab followers for all your support. Huge thanks to Tile Giant for the fabulous thermos mugs🍡🍡.Been a busy week for PIP, meeting with NCC, tidying the lock up and having a good sort out, 2 litter picks, collecting donations πŸ’š and a homeless run plus […]

George Street bridge. οΏΌ

George Street bridge. οΏΌ

Second clean up of the day…..abandoned tents β›Ί cleared from West side of river under George Street Bridge. Six sharpsπŸ’‰ found . Looking so much cleaner and ready for next weekend’s Newport half marathon πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ. Come and say hello to the PIP team …. we will be voluntering at this fantastic event πŸ˜πŸ’šπŸ˜

Community clean up.

Community clean up.

Lovely day for a litter pick πŸŒ¬πŸŒ¬β€¦ blew the cobwebs awayπŸ•ΈπŸ•ΈπŸ•Έ3 pick ups ….Pill is looking so much cleaner πŸ’š No sharps found βœ… all good .Great team today πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ˜ Thank you all. PIP.

Homeless.

Homeless.

Thinking of everyone this evening who has been affected by Storm Dennis 🌧 πŸ˜₯🌬πŸ˜₯πŸŒͺπŸ˜₯🌧 . Everyone fed and lots of hot drinks 🍡 given out, had to purchase another 3 lts flask to ensure we don’t miss anyone out 😁 Lots of socks,smellies 🧦 and duvets given out to replace wet ones πŸ˜₯ Despite the […]

Invite to the mayor.

Invite to the mayor.

Pride in Pill would like to thank The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Newport, Councillor William Routley for his hospitality this evening at the Civic Centre. It was lovely to hear all about the history of the building and get the chance to sit in the chambers. Thankyou for listening to our story …. Pride […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

Pride in Pill is a community group πŸ’š we are here to help all our community… if needed. Homelessness and addiction can sometimes go hand in hand . We understand that life can be chaotic and yesterdays litter pick proves this . We do not judge …We just get on with whatever is needed to […]

Little picking

Little picking

The first of two litter picks today…… massive haul of rubbish again from Shaftsbury and riverbank west side. Sadly lots more sharps found and now safely disposed of in PIP sharps box πŸ’‰πŸ›’β˜’

Litter pick.

Litter pick.

Second litter pick of the day was a request from a gentleman who had reported a vacant tent full of sharps to NNC back in December. PIP were straight onto it today and thankfully we all have strong stomachs!!!!!! β˜’πŸ’©πŸ’‰πŸ’©β˜’ I think this is as bad as it can get !!!!!!! Lots of sharps and […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

Blooming cold out there….Jack Frost is definitely out this evening ❄❄❄. Thank you to everyone who donated this week lots of clothing given out along with a tent πŸ’š Special thanks to Natasha and Siany for the duvets they all went out this evening. Also to Michelle and Louise for the cake and sandwiches 🍰πŸ₯ͺ. […]

Volunteers Night Out.

Volunteers Night Out.

It can be difficult to find time in our busy live’s to volunteer and yet it has enormous benefits. Giving back to your community can help protect your own physical and mental health. It’s one of the best ways to make new friends….. and here’s the proof πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Pride in Pill MBE and PIP Supporting […]

Litter pick.

Litter pick.

First Wednesday litter pick of 2020 😁 No sharps found βœ” Thanks to Pill Mill for your hospitality and refreshments β˜•πŸͺβ˜• Big Thank you to Councillor Matthew Evans Duty Mayor of Newport – Charles Ferris Dennis Bickerton and Martin Newman. Along with our very own PIP Chairman Paul Murphy and Vice Chairman Gary Inight πŸ’š […]

Charity event

Charity event

Hiya guys. Hope you will be interested in joining us for our charity event to raise vital funds for our community and the homeless. We are always looking for ways to raise valuable funds to continue our work. Please contact myself or Yvonne for ticket sales or on me. Would love to see you all […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

Warm welcome to all our new folllwers this week . We hope you enjoy following our story. Busy weekend for PIP – litter pick and homeless run πŸ’š. Everyone happy tonight. Lots of support this evening from passers by 😁. Lots of quilts, pillows,toiletries and clothing given out πŸ‘–πŸ‘•πŸ§₯. Along with Greggs and our sort […]

Homeless.

Homeless.

First homeless run of the year was an eventful one shall we say ….. Thanks to Gwent Police and the RGH for your continued support. Everyone happy and well fed lots of hugs and hands shakes all round. We even managed to clear up some sharps, now all safely in a sharps box . So […]

Liter pick.

Liter  pick.

P IP volunteers have been busy with the first litter pick of 2020 πŸ˜πŸ‘Courtabella Terrace and Albion Close – 67 bags of rubbished cleared and sadly lots of sharps found West side of George Street Bridge. β˜’πŸ›’πŸ’‰

Breakdown 2019.

Breakdown 2019.

A s 2019 comes to a close, we just want to share our fantastic year of voluteering with all our supporters. This year has seen friendships grow and our group go from strength to strength. We have completed 49 litter picks and 60 Supporting The Homeless food runs. We have arranged 2 community coach trips […]

Thanks.

Thanks.

This is what community is about – sorry if we have left anyone out, but we wanted to recognise the following fantastic groups and businesses that we have worked alongside or have supported us this year. 2019 πŸ’šPIPπŸ’š Greggs Aviva M4 Motoring Co Op Aldi Stow Park Church Kingsway Centre Newport City Homes Falafilo Island […]