News from Midlands

On Wednesday 5th February, our team at Capstone North ran their first craft activity event of the year and after discussions with our children and young people, it was decided that they wanted to start family craft evenings. This time they based their...

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Last week was National Storytelling Week, which is a week where children and adults are encouraged to read and tell stories. Each year, the awareness and interest in this week has grown and wherever the events take place, the web of stories will be spun with sufficient magic between...

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To celebrate the hard work and achievements of our foster carers in 2019, the Capstone East London team hosted a New Year Celebration carers event on the 17th January for our Stratford and Dartford foster carers at the Wazir Turkish restaurant in Ilford. We had a really great turn out...

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On Saturday 7th December 2019, Capstone Midlands held their annual Children’s Christmas Party at Whitemoor Lakes in Lichfield. Slightly different from previous years, as this event featured outdoor activities such as zip lining, rock climbing and agility courses. For the younger children the team organised art and crafts along...

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Throughout November and December, our Midlands team were spreading the joy and goodwill as they made numerous trips to various charities to provide much needed support, using their staff volunteer days. This is often an exceptionally busy period for some charities leaving them needing as much support as possible...

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It’s become a tradition at Capstone North to visit the panto at Christmas. This year, 80 of over Heywood children and carers came together and attended the famous Oldham Coliseum. This theatre is renowned for pantomine and has been putting the extra sparkle into the festive season for generations,...

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Over Christmas our Heywood support workers Emma, Hayley and Helen took our youth group to Nando’s for their Christmas treat. The youth group has been up and running for a couple of years now and the group really look forward to meeting up. Several young people aged over 11 attended...

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In December, we asked the carers and staff from the North to take part in the Hits Radio Mission Christmas appeal, and they didn’t...

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