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Branching Out’s Littleport Charity Shop has a makeover

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These handmade crafts are made by the people we support

The Branching Out Charity Shop, which is on 12 High Street, Littleport, was recently closed while it was given an extensive makeover by their enthusiastic and hardworking staff, volunteers and the individuals they support with learning difficulties. It first opened around 9 years ago and raises money to provide work based training for people with […]

New series of The Undateables for Channel 4

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The Undateables Logo

The new series is going to be a vibrant, romantic and insightful documentary which will follow disabled people and those with a variety of conditions on their quest to find love. The series will also aim to explore society’s attitude towards disabled people and how this can affect relationshipsl following key mile-stones in our contributors’ […]

Branching Out helps the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line

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Every year Branching Out lends it’s mini bus to this deserving charity for a weekend to help visiting children from Chernobyl have fun.   To find out more about this charity click Thank you letter from Chernobyl Children’s Life Line to Branching Out

Branching Out Charity Shop (Chatteris) wins an award

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Certificate Awarded to Branching Out Charity Shop Chatteris To celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee The Chatteris Rotary Club hosted a competition for the best shop window display.  We love a competition so we got to work making a fake royal balcony.  Eveyone enjoyed taking part in making the window display and we hope our customers […]

Branching Out Community Allotment Scheme

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Branching Out has six allotments for members of the community to rent in order to grow their own fruit and veg. We have got a waiting list for allotments and if you would like to be on it please email us with your contact details  

Queen’s Jubilee Street Party Raises Money for Branching Out

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We received an anonymous £50 donation handed in to our charity shop from a Queen’s Jubilee Street Party. “Thank you to everyone who thought about supporting our charity.  It gives everyone a pat on the back to know that the public support our work”  Susan Wiggans, General Manager.  

Branching Out Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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On Thursday 31st May 2012 we hosted a Car Park party for people with learning disabilities to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  We were hoping for good weather and everyone worked very hard all week getting the garden looking it’s best for the occasion. We had visitors joining in the fun from Red2Green, and parents […]

Donation from PYE Foundation

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Branching Out have received an annual donation from PYE Foundation of £1,200.00 We are going to use the money donated by PYE Foundation to benefit everyone who comes to Branching Out by improving our facilities.  The worn out concrete paths around the site will be leveled and resurfaced.

Donation from Cambridge Press Relief

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Branching Out have been awarded £700 from Cambridge Press Relief for the purchase of fruit trees, fencing, water butts and plants.  This is going to make a massive difference to our garden and our water bills.

Volunteer for Branching Out

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Volunteering at Branching Out

Support our work by volunteering in our charity shops. We are always in need of volunteers to help us raise money for the charity.  You can make new friends in your community and help the charity to raise money.  We know volunteers are busy people so you can let us know how much time you […]