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Weekly Pony Rides

Thanks to Les Mills Fund for Children. Once a week we take a few of the children to St James City Farm & Riding School. The children love it and are always excited to go. Some of the children are a little nervous at first. But they soon find their confidence.

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Celebrating 30 years of The Family Haven

This year, to celebrate our 30th birthday, we’ve decided to get a makeover. Our new logo has been designed by the lovely Dawn Stiles. She wanted to give something back and so has generously given us our bright new look for free. Dawn spent 20 years working in marketing agencies, specialising in the Charity & […]

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Nursery children gets a surprise visit

The children had a surprise visit on Friday 20th July when a beautiful white Unicorn came walking through our side gate. Some children were very excited and a couple of the children were just a little scared at first but they did not take long to enjoy the experience. Even some of the staff were […]

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Gayle Clay receives the British Empire Medal

One of our very close colleagues, Gayle Clay (Homeless Healthcare Team Manager) was presented with the British Empire Medal for her service to the homeless in Gloucestershire, at the St Georges Day Service at Gloucester Cathedral. The award was presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Lorraine our Centre Manager, Lucy our Family Support […]

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Family Haven trip to Jump in Bristol

The Family Haven organised a trip to Jump for the children, parents and two members of staff on the 12th April 2018. They were all in sensible clothing and had their packed lunches for the children. The coach only took forty-five minutes – therefore it wasn’t too much of a restless journey for the children. […]

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Easter week

We enjoyed lots of Easter celebrations in nursery this term. We made Easter cards, Easter chocolate nests, played with our farm animals and learnt a song about chickens. We had some surprise visits from an Easter bunny who hid eggs in the garden for us to find. We were very excited to see him and […]

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New Outreach Partnership

Our new outreach partnership is progressing well. Lucy has been going since 19th September 2017 and goes every week to the parent and toddler drop in at Hempsted and talks to parents, listens to their problems, advices them on child issues and sign posts to other specialist agencies for targeted help. The group leaders welcome […]

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