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Off the wall

15 July 2016

Jane Percy House has hosted a 'thank you' afternoon for Tyne and Wear Community Foundation following a grant to purchase a CardioWall, providing challenging and fun interactive games and workouts.

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ConnectAbility appeal gets the right signal

17 March 2016

The Disabilities Trust is delighted to announce that Vodafone have donated £1000 to the ConnectAbility appeal, which will be used to buy assisted technology equipment for service users at Ernest Kleinwort Court.

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Fundraising elves visit Market Place shopping centre

14 December 2015

The Disabilities Trust gets into the festive spirit and raises money for #ConnectAbility at ‘Dress as an elf on the 12th’ event.

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Duchess of Northumberland visits Jane Percy House

23 October 2015

Service users and staff were delighted to welcome our Patron, the Duchess of Northumberland, to Jane Percy House, in Cramlington for afternoon tea on Thursday 22nd October.

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Zip Wire challenge raises fund for #ConnectAbility

07 October 2015

Dave and John, from Jane Percy House, fearlessly took on the challenge of the Baltic Zip Wire to raise money for the #ConnectAbility Appeal. The have so far raised a fantastic £465.

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Drypool Community Grant benefits Victoria House service users

18 September 2015

Service users and staff at Victoria House in Hull are delighted to receive a £2500 donation from the Drypool Community Grant. This generous grant has been used to purchase iPads as part of the ConnectAbility Appeal.

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Our #ConnectAbility appeal reaches £100,000

14 September 2015

We would like to thank everyone who has helped our #ConnectAbility appeal reach £100,000 before the end of its first year. This three year appeal aims to raise £250,000 to buy 'assistive technology' for our Disability Lifestyle service users.

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Ernest Kleinwort Court celebrates thirty years

08 September 2015

The Disabilities Trust celebrated its first service, Ernest Kleinwort Court, 30th Anniversary on 4th September. The service hosted a ceremony from 4pm – 6pm on Friday 4th September with tours of the service and a plaque unveiling.

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Victoria House raises funds with Summer Fair

07 September 2015

Victoria House recently hosted its annual summer fair to raise funds for the #ConnectAbility Appeal – a national £250,000 fundraising appeal for assistive communications technology for Disability Lifestyle service users.

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EKC Summer Fair

07 September 2015

Service users and staff were delighted to welcome visitors to Ernest Kleinwort Court’s Annual Summer Fair Saturday 22nd August at 2pm. Visitors enjoyed a range of stalls, including a raffle with one lucky winner taking home the prize of a mini iPad.

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