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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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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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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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Technology in Social Care

22 April 2015

The Disabilities Trust attended the ‘Technology in Social Care: Innovation in Adversity’ event on the 20th of April in London to discuss the role technology can play in solving the big financial and legislative challenges facing the Adult Social Care sector.

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Tesco bag pack raises money for #ConnectAbility

02 April 2015

Victoria House service users and staff raised a fantastic £834.41 for the #ConnectAbility Appeal by taking part in a charity bag pack at St Stephens Tesco in Hull. The Victoria House team were joined by members of the Hull FC Foundation and packed bags from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 21st March.

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Electric Eels win Best Team Award

18 March 2015

Wheelchair football team, Electric Eels are delighted to win Best Team Award at the 2015 Hull and East Riding Disability Sports Awards.

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Simon Pooley interviewed on BBC Humberside Radio

16 March 2015

Victoria House service user, Simon Pooley, discusses his ambitions to become a DJ and the #ConnectAbility Appeal live on air with BBC Humberside presenter, David Burns.

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