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Celebrating the end of summer at York House

14 November 2017

York House held an official opening party of the sensory garden to celebrate the hard work and dedication of both the service users and volunteers over the summer. A wonderful afternoon was had by all.

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Rehabilitation success at Thomas Edward Mitton House

14 November 2017

Read how Nigel has made huge progress since his discharge from Thomas Edward House in May 2016. His wife, Anne, wrote to the service to let them know how he was getting along.

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Green Fingers at Victoria House

14 November 2017

Work on Victoria House’s bespoke fountain in their sensory garden has been completed. This comes as the second part of their Green Fingers project, with £12,000 funding coming from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme.

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Community Services round-up 11th November 2017

11 November 2017

In this round-up: Julie, from Leeds, recently passed her wheelchair road test; Staff and service users at Hull, participated in all the fun of the fayre; and Stuart, from Brighton, recently visited the Emirates Football Stadium.

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Transforming care at The Maples

31 October 2017

Jon and his father James, from The Maples in Reading, attended the Skills for Care forum in London to develop a series of "pen-pictures" of people with learning disabilities and / or autism, who are at risk of displaying challenging behavior.

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Swimming success at Ernest Kleinwort Court

31 October 2017

After winning bronze medals in both freestyle and backstroke at a recent swimming gala in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, Christian can be seen proudly displaying his medals. Well done, Christian, we're all proud of what you've accomplished!

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The art of keeping fit

31 October 2017

Toni, a service user at Jane Percy House, in Cramlington, Northumberland, recently feature on BBC Radio Newcastle as part of a piece on fitness and disability; as well as showcasing her work on the art of punch needle.

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Community Services round-up: 27th October 2017

27 October 2017

Service users from Reading invisited the O2 Arena, and had the chance to experience flying in an Emirates Airlines simulator; Staff at North Lincolnshire celebrated service user P’s 51st birthday ; and more!

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Last call for London Marathon 2018

23 October 2017

Calling all Runners! Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to take part in one of the most prestigious running events of the year? We have just 8 places available for London Marathon 2018 so get your trainers on and get your registration forms in!

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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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