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Up-Cycled Furniture

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Recently we had been wondering what to do with some of the old fashion furniture that gets donated into our charity shop.  The furniture was well made and has stood the test of time however it was old fashioned and not very popular.  We decided to have a go at “Up-Cycling” this furniture and the […]

We have made a giant picnic bench

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Over the last few months the Sapling Project have been very busy working on a giant picnic bench.  The bench is designed so that everyone can have lunch together in the sunshine during the summer months. The bench has finally been finished and you can see it on I am sure you will agree […]

New Arrivals

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We are pleased to announce the arrival of two cats to the Branching Out team.  Harvey and Dave have been busy since their recent arrival making new friends with everyone at Branching Out and they also have a job to do (Rodent Control Assistants). They are a VERY popular addition to the team enjoying all […]

Donation to Branching Out

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Sadly a family member of someone we support passed away recently.  The family asked mourners to make a donation to Branching Out in memory of the deceased.  In total £147.29 was raised for Branching Out. Susan Wiggans, General Manager of Branching Out said:  “We are going to put the money towards a Sensory Garden so […]

General Manager, Susan Wiggans announces a donation.

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  A big THANK YOU to all the staff at JDR Cable Systems based in Littleport for nominating Branching Out as there charity of the year for 2012.  The staff at JDR spent the whole of 2012 fundraising for Branching Out by doing cake stalls and charity football matches in their spare time to raise […]

Donation of £2000 for our Pimp Our Garden Project

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We have received a donation of £2000 towards a project we are running this year to “Pimp Out Garden”. As part of the project we are going to build a sensory garden, a giant picnic table, and new gates. We are very excited about the donation and looking forward to the year ahead.

Fantastic News

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We made this window display

We received a donation yesterday of £5000.00 which we are going to spend on a new disability access chair lift so that people with learning and physical disabilities can have better use of our facilities.

Christmas Cake Raffle

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Christmas Cake Raffle The support staff raised £390 raffling this Christmas Cake to raise money for Branching Out. The money raised has been spent on storage containers for storing plant pots and grass matting.  We will be laying 60 square metres of grass matting in the spring to help people with physical disabilities to have […]

Branching Out Christmas Charity Ball

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22nd December 2012 Starts:   7:30 pm Ends:  11:59 pm Place: Ely Beet Club,  Lynn Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1DD Live Entertainment with international tribute artist IAIN SPARKS featuring tributes to VAN MORRISON, THE COMMITMENTS, ROY ORBISON, MEATLOAF, MICK HUCKNALL Disco Hog Roast with all the trimmings    Raffle – lots of prizes      Price: £22.50 per person […]