Chief Executive, Irene Sobowale, and Vice-Chair of Trustee's, Steve Howell, at the launch of the ConnectAbility Hub, in Shinewater Court, Eastbourne

Shinewater Court launches first ConnectAbility Hub

23 October 2017

Welcome to the first ConnectAbility Hub, launched on the 4th October at Shinewater Court, Eastbourne. The aim of the Hub is to give disabled people in the local community free access to the latest in assistive communications technology.

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All the fun of the Circus

23 August 2017

Service users from Shinewater Court, in Eastbourne, have been enjoying day trips to the Circus; visiting the local marina and partying at their annual Summer Disco.

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Gala Ball success for Shinewater Court

09 May 2017

On Friday 5th of May, The Disabilities Trust’s physical disabilities service, Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, held their Gala Fundraising Ball at the York House Hotel on Eastbourne seafront.

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Former crew member Stephen's return visit to local RNLI

03 April 2017

Former RNLI crew member and current service user at Shinewater Court, Stephen, had a wonderful day visiting the crew at Eastbourne RNLI station, following his involvement in our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign.

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Shinewater Court’s Big Garden Birdwatch

13 February 2017

Service users from Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, took part in the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. The birdwatch survey helps the RSPB build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK.

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Success for Shinewater Court

20 January 2017

Service users and staff felt like Christmas had come early when they were awarded the top grant of £12,000 through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme to give their garden area a new lease of life.

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Shinewater and Tesco team up

21 December 2016

Shinewater Court have been benefiting hugely from the Tesco volunteers in Eastbourne. From Christmas tree decorating to 'Bags of Help' to getting service users involved in the FoodShare scheme, they have been a real boost to the centre.

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Stephen's pretty poppies for Remembrance Day

11 November 2016

Stephen, a service user from Shinewater Court, has been making pretty ceramic poppies to raise money for The British Legion, in honour of Remembrance Day.

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Support for Shinewater Court

27 October 2016

Shinewater Court have been shortlisted for the Tesco Bags of Help initiative and need your support to help achieve their target of receiving the top grant of £12,000.

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Hannah joins the Prince's Trust

03 August 2016

Hannah, a resident at Shinewater Court, was delighted to have been accepted to join the Prince’s Trust team earlier this year, and recently accepted her award from the Mayor of Eastbourne.

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