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The Hall sits in many acres of its own land so we had plenty of space to explore. The rainy Easter weekend had turned the ground VERY muddy with fantastic puddles. Wellies were needed! The children spent an energetic few…

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It was a fun 3 day residential, where the young people made new friends, developed new skills and realised that they and other young people have the potential to achieve their ambitions. ‘I felt like I learnt about myself more…

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Young Adult Carers , Young Carers

I was seven. Mum and dad split up. Unbeknown to any of us, Dad was about to be diagnosed with a pituitary gland tumour, which added to the Cushing’s Disease and diabetes that he already had. As a young child…

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Young Adult Carers , Young Carers

What is Autism? Autism can manifest itself in many different ways and symptoms can be very different for each person with (or without!) a diagnosis. Families can find themselves feeling helpless and exhausted with condition symptoms including – Inability to…

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Young Adult Carers , Young Carers

By celebrating the positive power of the internet, the 2018 Safer Internet Day theme of “Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you” encourages everyone to join the global movement, to participate, to make the most of…

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Young Carers

Assemblies took place at several schools all over Suffolk, raising awareness of young carers, including Melton Primary, Rushmere Hall,  Sidegate, Chilton, Combs Ford, Farlingaye, Claydon and Houldsworth Valley. Melton primary and Chilton primary gained their Silver Schools Award that week.…

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