Newlands Bishop Farm Spring Sales Day 17th May 11-3

Newlands Bishop Farm Spring Sales Day 17th May 11-3

The farm will be having its very popular spring sales day again this year on 17th May 11am until 3pm. There will be a variety of bedding plants, hanging baskets and small crafts on sale. There will also be farm jams and chutneys available in Berrys Cafe. Tea, coffee and cake will be available in the cafe as well as a a daily special lunch. We look forward to seeing you there!…
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Joint Book Launch of Kate Swaffer and Dr Shibley Rahman

  A joint Book Launch of Kate Swaffer and Dr Shibley Rahman was held on Saturday 11th July at the Arlington Centre in Camden, London. "I felt so privileged to have been invited on behalf of the Family Care Trust to attend the joint book launch event in London. The room was full of people who I highly respect and admire" said Caroline Millichamp.   ‘Living Better with Dementia – Good Practice and…
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Thank You to John Lewis for their very generous donation

A donation has been awarded from the John Lewis Divisional Community Investment Committee for £3000. The donation is to be used towards our Opportunity Centre and Short Stay Refurbishment project starting the project off by redecorating the Croftbrook memory room and the reception area. This will be a wonderful kick-start for our project. Many thanks to Sara Breen the John Lewis - Solihull Community Liaison Coordinator for all of her help and support throughout the whole nomination process. We are…
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Croftbrook Opportunity Centre Ascot Race Day

We held a Royal Ascot race day at our Croftbrook Opportunity day centre making hats for all of our clients with all of our staff participating and  dressing up for the occasion. There were 8 races for everyone to bet on with prizes of chocolates for the winning bets. There were also champagne & strawberries as an afternoon treat for the special occasion. Everyone had a fantastic day.  
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Friday Drop-In day trip to the Black Country Living Museum

The Friday Drop-In members and some of the people from Dassett Road enjoyed a wonderful trip back in time, when they visited the Black Country Living Museum on Friday 5th June, on what was probably the warmest day of the year so far. Attendees enjoyed taking in all of the historic splendour of the site by visiting the old time shops and attractions, enjoying traditional fish and chips for lunch along with…
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A Charity Partnership with Lyons Davidson Solicitors – Solihull

We are so thrilled and grateful to have been selected by Lyons Davidson Solicitors - Solihull to be their chosen charity for 2015. We are looking forward to working closely together in partnership to raise vital funds for the Family Care Trust and have lots of fun together while sharing our knowledge and skills together. We thank Lyons Davidson Solicitors - Solihull so much for their support. This is such a wonderful start to our fundraising in…
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A Charity partnership with Bumble the Bus.

Lizzie and Nigel Allister the proud owners of a 1962 VW Split Screen Bus, ‘Bumble the Bus’, which is hired for weddings, afternoon tea, events and photo booths are continuing for a second year to support the Family Care Trust as one of their chosen charities of 2015. We are looking forward to working together again with Lizzie, Nigel and Bumble the bus in 2015 on lots of fun fundraising activities. We…
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Princes Trust Solihull College Community Project

We are very lucky as the Family Care Trust charity to have been selected to be part of the Princes Trust Solihull College Community project scheme with a project to redecorate a room at our Blanning Opportunity Day Centre in Bentley Heath, Solihull to be set up as a 'Reminiscence' room for our clients. The Princes Trust at Solihull College run a team programme of 12 weeks which is for young people aged 16-25.…
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Christmas Shopping Trip

Members of the Friday Drop-In group and Ladies from Dassett Road enjoyed a fabulous day out on Friday 21st November, when they went Christmas shopping to the Merry Hill Centre in Dudley. Many of the 40+ people that went on the trip had never visited Merry Hill before and everyone said what a wonderful day they had. As well as crossing off a few items from their wish lists, attendees enjoyed the…
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The Trust Craft Group

The Family Care Trust Craft Group has been set up as a result of a number of very generous donations of crafting equipment and with the kind support of volunteers giving up their time to make crafts and cards which will be on sale to raise funds for the Family care Trust.
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