Key Events

Below is a timetable of the key events throughout the history of Community-Minded Ltd.


30th August 2014 - Paula O’Reilly led & managed “Old Moat Fun day”

July 2014 - Isabelle completed a Master in Childhood Studies & Practice at MMU

June 2014 - Isabelle was selected to attend a Goldman Sachs Programme for 1 year to support our accelerated growth, delivered by Oxford University – Saïd Business School

February 2014 - The Local Authority approved Community-Minded's Old Moat Childcare to deliver Short Break for children with Special Needs

28th September 2013 - Fun day in Old Moat Park led by library in partnership with Community-Minded Ltd.
Community-Minded was nominated for “Be Proud Award”

26th September 2013 - Awarded “Spirit of Manchester” – Small Business of the Year 2013

July 2013 - Paula completed her teaching course delivered by MAES to provide ESOL classes

February 2013 - Isabelle was selected to attend a Goldman Sachs Programme for 6 months, delivered by MMU to support our business planning

January 2013 - Merged Old Moat Playgroup into Community-Minded Ltd. We took over the running of the day care from Old Moat Children’s Centre

5th November 2012 - Ofsted inspection of Old Moat Childcare – good outcome

22nd September 2012 - Community-Minded Ltd was incorporated

23rd March 2012 - Paula O’Reilly & Isabelle Qamar were selected to meet the Queen due to their community involvement. They both attended a tea party at Manchester Central to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond’s jubilee