Photo of Gloucester Community at the GL3 Community Hub

Gloucester Community Networking

Better Together

Welcome to the Gloucester Community Networking website!

Photo of GCN Founder, Christopher Auker-Howlett

Christopher Auker-Howlett, Founder

Glos Community Networking (GCN), is a small ‘Not for Profit Organisation’, which facilitates the networking between individuals and organisations for the betterment of all!

This site aims to offer a central place aimed at:

  • Making it easier to know what Support Networks there are available in Gloucestershire and National support as and when they are used by GCN

  • Anyone wishing to know what networking is being carried out by GCN

  • Anyone to check out and suggest individuals or organisations that they feel may benefit from being Linked (for free) on this GCN website

  • Anyone wishing to promote what is going on in the local area and wants to be able to network with those groups and bring people together

Radio Interview



Chris talks to Dominic Cotter about his volunteer work with Combat Stress », the GCN Taste The Trench » event and the GCN W.O.R.S. » Project



Picture of Christopher Auker-Howlett dressed in WW1 Solider Uniform on the Dominic Cotter Radio Gloucestershire Program 03/09/2019

Christopher Auker-Howlett

Dominic Cotter, Radio Gloucestershire DJ

Dominic Cotter, Radio Gloucestershire DJ

Latest News - December Events

Photo of Christopher Auker-Howlett with Kara Mann, Acting Head of Middle Dept, Milestone School for Children with Disabilities.

Milestone School W.O.R.S. Project, Dec 2019 »

Photo of GCN Volunteers, who were asked to support the Barrack's Warrent Officer and sergeant's Mess D-Day Themed Christmas Party.

Imjin Barracks D-Day Party, Dec 2019 »

November Events

Photo of Christopher Auker-Howlett with Tesco Store Managers and Veteran Volunteer collecting for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, 2019, at the Churchdown Tesco Store

Poppy Appeal Collecting, Oct/Nov 2019 »

Photo of Christopher Auker-Howlett as Marshall for the 2019 Remembrance Parade to and from St. John's Church in Churchdown, Gloucestershire.

Remembrance Sunday, Nov 2019 »

Armistice Commemorations, 2019 »

Link to All GCN News »

Help us reach our goal to raise £500.00


GCN needs your help in raising £500.00 in order to buy WW1 and WW2 uniforms that will be used as a resource when supporting the teaching of World War History to school children in the Gloucestershire area.


Your donation, no matter how small, will be gratefully received and would be a tremendous contribution towards buying the equipment that will bring History to life for the next generation to learn about.


Glos 100 Website

One of the main projects GCN has been concentrating on since 2018 is named "Glos100" and ran throughout 2018 to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. We are thrilled to announce that we helped raise over £5,000 for various charities, such as:

Visit the GLOS100 website »

We are continuing to run WW1 and other events during 2019 as this year marks the centenary of the founding of Combat Stress »

We held a number of fundraising events in 2018, including:

You can find a complete list of events that have taken place by visting our Press Release page »