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Helping hands from Central Cooperative England

by sue

Central Cooperative England are here today as part of the Princes Trust Give & Gain Day and the Big Co op Clean.  They are doing a great job weeding our borders and beds for us

Do you want to work for Branching Out?

by sue

Proactive Support Worker Salary:  £15,360.00 per year, 35 hours per week We are looking for a Proactive Support Worker who will assist the Proactive Support Team Lead and Manager to provide purposeful support to people with learning disabilities and co-occurring conditions to be involved in work based day provision activities.   Can you demonstrate respect, courage […]

‘Staying Safe in the Community’

by markp

‘Staying Safe in the Community’ Thank you to Sue Loaker ‘Community Safety officer’ and PCSO Emma Graves for spending the morning at Branching Out , discussing with our adults with learning difficulties various ways to protect themselves from crime, staying safe at home, and in the community. Sue and Emma gave a fun and interactive presentation which was a huge success, and […]

Transforming Lives

by sue

On 1 March 2016, Cambridgeshire County Council Adults Committee voted through a number of changes to the adult social care system in Cambridgeshire designed to move the system from one that reacts when people need acute help, to one that supports more people to remain healthy and independent and make best use of the Council’s scarce […]

Branching Out’s ‘FAMILY FUNDAY’ Friday 12th August

by markp

This year, Branching Out’s ever popular ‘Family Funday’ will be on Friday 12th of August at 27 Grange Lane in Littleport. Starting at 10:30am until 2:30pm once again there will be an exciting, adventurous and action packed day for all the family and local community. Please tell all of your family and friends to come along and support […]

Branching Out CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE COMMITMENT

by sue

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Branching Out, has today accredited as a Living Wage employer.   The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Branching Out charity, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.25 – significantly higher than […]

Many thanks to Rob at Lloyds Bank

by markp

Lloyds Bank colleague, Rob Aveston of Ely Branch, spent the evening at Branching Out’s Charity Fundraising Disco in October, as part of Lloyds Banking Group’s commitment to volunteering. Rob used his ‘Day to Make a Difference’ to the local community by taking part in the event, and on Monday February 1st, Rob visited Branching Out […]

Christmas Disco & Dance

by sue

Christmas Disco & Dance tickets are now on sale. Available from our Littleport Charity Shop on 12 High Street, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 1HE (01353 863561) and from 27 Grange Lane, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 1HW (01353 863221)

White Stuff and Branching Out form a partnership

by chris

White Stuff, the clothing company, opened their 100th store in Ely on 15th September and Branching Out is lucky enough to have been chosen, by public vote, to be their Charity Partner.  Thank you to everyone who voted for us. Come along to the store in Ely and support Branching Out at the same time.  They […]

Chatteris Shop has grown

by chris

The ‘new’ appearance charity shop in Chatteris at 25 High Street, is now open.  We have doubled the floor space.  Come along and see our range of upcycled furniture which has been done by our vulnerable adults with learning disabilities.  There are many more bargains to be had.  The shop is open from 9am to […]