News & Events

Summer Fair 2018

Posted by on 7 August 2018

Sunshine, music and games! We had a fantastic day at our Summer Fair on 22 July. It was gloriously hot and we had great performances from the bands - Which Ones Gerry, Toby Hayward and Lydbrook Training Band.

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Skydive news!

Posted by tb on 3 July 2018

Cathy, Kate and Kayleigh completed their sky dive and have raised £1,130.00 for the Orchard Trust.  A big thank you to everyone who donated and of course to Cathy, Kate and Kayleigh for jumping out of the plane!

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Visitors to the activity park

Posted by tb on 31 May 2018

Residents from a local care home visited the Orchard Trust activity park and smallholding site.  They tried out the park equipment and met some of the animals.  It is fantastic to see a range of people using the activity park and getting so much out of it.  We welcome anyone to come and visit the site and use the equipment, we just ask that you please call Phill or George on 01594 861359 to let them know you are coming.

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Greek visit

Posted by tb on 15 May 2018

Last week the Trust was delighted to host visitors from Thessalonika in Greece. The students and teachers were on a co-visit with the National Star College in Cheltenham with the purpose of seeing how people with learning disabilities were integrated into wider society in the UK. The visitors were able to experience how we carried this out at the Stowfield Day Services through community based activities.

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Helping Hands Two Rivers Volunteers

Posted by tb on 15 May 2018

A HUGE thank you to the helping hands team Two Rivers Housing who came and volunteered for the day at Orchard Trust Day Centre & Smallholding. The team helped out by weeding and planting up all the tubs, drilling drainage holes in all the barrel tubs, planting the hanging baskets with bedding plants, planting potatoes and feeding all the livestock and collecting the eggs.

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Sponsored Sky dive

Posted by tb on 1 May 2018

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Activity Park Finished!

Posted by tb on 19 April 2018

Take a look at our newly completed activity park!  We are really excited to see people enjoying the park and our smallholding site, we have already had our first thumbs up for the wheelchair accessible swing!

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World Down Syndrome Day

Posted by tb on 21 March 2018

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Day Services closed today

Posted by Tb on 19 March 2018

The Day services will be closed today due to the snowy conditions.

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New Blog Entry

Posted by on 12 March 2018

DPAC March 18 advert Final

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News and Events


  • 07/08/2018 2:40pm
  • Sunshine, music and games! We had a fantastic day at our Summer Fair on 22 July.

  • 03/07/2018 12:15pm
  • Cathy, Kate and Kayleigh completed their sky dive and have raised £1,130.00 for the Orchard Trust.  A big thank you to everyone who donated and of course to Cathy, Kate and Kayleigh for jumping out of the plane!