Safe Places in Worcestershire

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Safe Places in Worcestershire

Our Way has been successful in getting funding to roll out the Safe Places scheme across Worcestershire. The Safe Places scheme recruits local businesses to display a Safe Place sticker in their window. This tells people that staff at the premises will help them if they are upset, being bullied or harassed. People can carry a Safe […]

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Triangle Award for Sophie and Addison

Young volunteers Sophie and Addison Walker have received a Triangle Award for their work with Our Way’s self advocacy groups. Congratulations Sophie and Addison, thank you for your valuable support!!

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Princes Trust students enjoy Zumba Class

15 Students from the Princes Trust joined an Our Way Zumba class, as part of their community participation course. The students also joined Stars in the Sky members on an Orienteering event.  

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Information about Dementia

A group from Our Way have been working with BILD to develop easy read information about Dementia. The work has been funded by the Alzheimers Society.  

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New Bush Craft Courses

Following the success of the Bush Craft Course last year, four new Courses are planned for the Spring and Summer of 2014. The six week courses are free and will run on Thursdays or Fridays in May, June and July. Some transport will be provided to Spetchley Woods, near Worcester. Please ring the office on 01562 […]

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Bush Craft Course success

Eight people have completed an exciting new Bush Craft Course. The students enjoyed learning survival skills, shelter building, fire making, and cooking on a camp fire on the 6 session course which was held on Saturdays in Spetchley Woods, Worcester. There are more Bush Craft courses planned for the Spring and Summer of 2014. If you are […]

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Fun Day at Mercure Hotel!

Come and enjoy a fun day for all the family at the Mercure Hotel in Bewdley on Thursday 29th August, from 11.00am until 4.00pm. There will be music, penalty shoot-out, face painting, bouncy castle, sponge throw, stalls and much more. All the money raised will go to supporting Our Way’s projects!!  

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Camping trip success!

A group of 13 Stars members had a great time camping in Shropshire. Ealier in August, the group travelled by bus and car to Aston on Clun. Although the forecast promised rain, it managed to stay dry for the weekend. The happy campers enjoyed a visit to Acton Scott working farm, a barbeque, walk, and karaoke at the local pub. […]

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Fun day at Youth House!!

Mencap and LAFS are running a fun day at Kidderminster Youth House on Tuesday 20th August 10.00am until 4.00pm. The event is part of Learning Disability Awareness Week. There will be crafts, sports and wellbeing workshops. There will be a Kidderminster Harriers penalty shoot out Community nurses sessions on personal health Uniformed services will be […]

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Sally is new chair!!

Congratulations to Our Way Self Advocacy group member Sally, who has recently been successful in becoming the new co-chair of the West Midlands Regional Learning Disabilitity Forum. Members of Our Way regualrly attend the 4 meetings a year in Birmingham and share their thoughts and views on a variety of subjects.

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