Helping our clients and NHS staff during Covid-19

Helping our clients and NHS staff during Covid-19

Like the rest of the country the trust has had to make several changes to its services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Newlands Bishop Farm, Community Gardening Services and Dementia Blanning Day Centre have all had to temporarily close their doors to clients during this time. The staff at all our centres and community support team have continued their high levels of care by going out into the community to take our…
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Everest in 12 hours

Everest in 12 hours

As part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations for the Family Care Trust we set ourselves the challenge of trying to climb Mount Everest in a day on the climbing wall at Flash Climbing Centre in Solihull. This requires us to climb 29,035 feet in 12 hours! It was a huge challenge but as always the project workers, staff and supporters of Newlands Bishop Farm rose to the challenge! We even had a…
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Trivia night thank you!

Trivia night thank you!

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us last night for our first Trivia & Chilli Night. This event was part of the Family Care Trusts 25th Anniversary celebrations and it was so wonderful to see the event so well supported. The evening raised over £1200 towards our £250,000 target in our 25th Anniversary year. Thank you to our quiz master Steve and everyone who help make the evening enjoyable, plus…
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Open day success at Newlands Bishop Farm

Open day success at Newlands Bishop Farm

Thank you to everyone that came to Newlands Bishop Farm open day today! It was a bit soggy but it was so fantastic to see everyone enjoying the scarecrows, opening the sensory garden with the team from Cadent (who helped get this project started!) cutting the ribbon on the new tractor with Eversfield School whose fundraising enabled us to purchase the tractor, and of course being able to show the mayor of Solihull…
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Team Family Care Trust taking on Birmingham half marathon 2019

Team Family Care Trust taking on Birmingham half marathon 2019

Here’s the Family Care Trust team taking on the Birmingham half marathon on 13th October. Its a huge challenge and we really appreciate the time it takes to train for an event like this 💪🏻 The event has interviewed the team to see how their preparation is going which you can read here If you would like to sponsor the team no matter how much please follow the link here 💪🏻 its for…
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Thank you to all who supported our vintage tea party

Thank you to all who supported our vintage tea party

A massive thank you to everyone who supported the vintage tea party held in the tipis at Newlands Bishop Farm. The event raised a huge £920 which will go towards the Blanning Welfare Fund. A huge thank you to all of the following for their generous raffle donations - Theo Georgio Knowle - 3 hair vouchers Mr Carlton - Champagne Newlands Bishop Farm - hanging baskets Four Ashes Adventure Golf - voucher…
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Postcode Community Trust and Sport England grants secure sport activities at the farm and blanning centre

Postcode Community Trust and Sport England grants secure sport activities at the farm and blanning centre

The farm has received £22,900 to go towards funding sport activities for the project workers. These grants have ensured that the project workers attending the farm have access to a wide range of activities including tennis, climbing and cricket. Having access to sport helps promote healthy lifestyles as well as the positive effect sport can have on mental health and above all having fun! We cannot thank the Postcode Community Trust and…
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Family Care Trust is celebrating its 25th Anniversary!

Family Care Trust is celebrating its 25th Anniversary!

This year the trust will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary with 25 events taking place to raise money over the next year. The focus of the events will be to raise awareness of the trust throughout Solihull and to raise money for future projects the trust has in place at the same time! Keep an eye out for these events taking place across the trust on our Facebook page
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