News from North

This year, our Barnsley team have decided to form a group for our foster children that are aged between 7-10 years old. The purpose of the group is to teach young children about where ‘Safer Strangers’ are in the community and where they can get help if they are...

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Between 1st-8th March every year, Time for a Cuppa is celebrated by people hosting a tea party to raise funds for Admiral Nurses. No matter how big or small, every tear party makes a difference and gets people talking and raising awareness for dementia and those facing it everyday....

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Last week, on Wednesday 19th February our Dartford and Stratford office held a pizza making event for the young people placed with our foster carers and the birth children from our fostering families at Pizza Express in Westfield, Stratford. The whole day was amazing with every one learning how to...

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Recently, our Bradford children and carers were treated to see the production of ‘Cinderella’ at Yeadon Hall as part of their annual trip to the pantomime. Everyone was really looking forward to the show and it did not disappoint, even though it was 3 hours long. Our children and young...

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Recently, our Northern support workers Emma and Hayley arranged to take our established Anchor Youth Group out for a few games of bowling and catch up. Our young people have been involved in the youth group for over two years now and have formed great friendships with each other. It’s...

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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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