News

Parent Carer information service newsletter

The Cheshire East Parent Carer Information and Support Service have published and sent out their newsletter for September 2017. Click the image below to see it.


New board members wanted for Healthwatch

  Are you someone with a passion for making things better? Do you think you could make a positive contribution to leading an organisation representing the people of Cheshire in shaping how health and social care services are delivered? Would you be comfortable to challenge and hold service providers to account? Healthwatch Cheshire CIC is […]


Online safety

We’ve received an email newsletter from the NSPCC that talks about online safety and social media. Click this link to see it.


Work Taste

We have been learning about the Rossendale Trust’s Work Taste programme. Many of the tenants at the trust, near Sutton, expressed an interest in spending some time in a real working environment, so the Work Taste initiative was set up to make it happen.  People who join the programme have one-to-one support from one of […]


New funding from the Coop

Friends for Leisure is delighted to have been chosen to receive Cooperative Community Funding from Macclesfield. With the launch of the new membership package, if you are a member of the Coop (which costs £1), and buy Coop own-brand goods, you will receive 5% back and 1% will go to the charity of your choice. […]


CE Parent Carer Info and Support Service newsletter

Please click the image below to see the Cheshire East Parent Carer Information and Support Service newsletter for May 2017.


Survive Art Exhibition display items wanted

Survive, a small charity which supports the survivors of abuse (14+), will be holding an art exhibition in October in Crewe. If you’re interested in displaying a piece of your own artwork, please go to survivorart


The hunt is on!

We have 49 disabled boys and young men registered with us who would like their own “buddy” or friend, and would like this to be a male volunteer. So we have launched #TheManHunt. Do you know anyone who might be interested?


Videos about autism

The Scottish government has produced a series of videos about autism. Below is one with practical ideas for supporting people with autism. If you view this on YouTube, you will see links to a range of others: Introduction to autism Diagnosis and identity Communication – pre-verbal and verbal Sensory issues Coping with change Social skills […]


Exciting new fundraising project with Jobling Gowler

Macclesfield-based solicitors Jobling Gowler are 20 years old this year and are going to raise £20,000 to be shared between 20 charities, during the year. We have been chosen as one of the 20!   Please click the photo to read all about their ideas.   Thank you Jobling Gowler!