The community workshop project operating out of our Staines Day Service has developed a strong following in the local area. Men in Sheds was set up initially for those looking for a different social activity after retirement. Bringing together groups of people with a love of building, crafting and creating the group have successfully been…
Meeting every other Friday for fun and exciting activities
The Man In The Moon and Rhythmic Collision Dance Company (based at Surrey Choices Lockwood, Guildford) were literally over the moon with their result at this years Godalming Music Festival, 90 marks and Honours for their piece “Welcome to Holland” based on the moving essay by Emily Perl Kingsley. The piece was about the experience of having a child with disabilities.
Local councillors Carol Coleman (Conservative), Daniel Jenkins (UKIP), Robert Evans (Labour), Richard Walsh (Conservative) and Ian Beardsmore (Liberal Democrats) are meeting at Nexus Day Service, Sunbury to chat to the people who attend, about what each political party represents and how politics impacts on disabled lives.
Students from Clifton Hill School are transforming an area of their school into a garden and achieving this as part of an Employment Works Programme run with EmployAbility. A variety of skills are being learnt and reinforced including team work, timekeeping, use of tools, planning and ground maintenance. This is part of a pilot with the…
Roy Brandon, from, was left a little disappointed at Christmas when Santa failed to deliver the iPad he longed for.
He had been using similar tablets regularly for a number of months during sessions at Lockwood, in Guildford and had hoped to receive one for Christmas.
When Roy’s keyworker, Peta Hayden heard about his disappointment, a plan was put into place to help fulfil Roy’s wish. We immediately started a campaign, working with people across the organisation to get him an iPad.
Respect Drama Group join in the communications study day at Ashford and St Peters Hospital this week.
The group showed their unique drama production that they created to share information with people with disabilities about equality and disability issues.
Staff at our Camberley Group celebrate as one of their own has been recognised with a new national ‘honours’ award.
After dedicated 40 years of her life to helping people in her local community, Linda Phillips was one of just 28 people given a British Citizen Award at an inaugural ceremony held at the House of Lords at the end of January . She was chosen for the award out of hundreds of nominees for her services to the community.