News & Events

MindSCAPE at Orchard Trust

Posted by tb on 1 April 2019

MindSCAPE is a 4 year BIG Lottery funded project, developed to enable people living with dementia and their carers, to reconnect with the landscape in a sociable and creative way. The group meets at the Orchard Trust Stowfield site making the most of the beautiful surroundings and animals. The film below was filmed at our site in Lydbrook, Stowfield

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We are 30!

Posted by tb on 14 February 2019

30th Logo 2

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Winter Craft Fair

Posted by on 31 October 2018

craft fair poster

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GCPA award 2018

Posted by on 19 October 2018

A huge well done to Caroline Jones, our Grants Coordinator at Orchard Trust for winning an award at the GCPA Care Awards 2018.

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Encounter Barn

Posted by on 17 October 2018

We are in the process of building a small encounter area where visitors can mingle with our smaller animals.  These include Rabbits, Guinea pigs, fancy chickens and Indian Runner ducks.  Today the encounter barn went up!  

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GCPA Care Awards 2018

Posted by tb on 9 October 2018

GCPA Awards Logo 2018
We have been nominated for 3 awards at the GCPA Care Awards! Well done to Sally Skelton at Kimberley Drive for being nominated for Aspiring Leadership, Phill Hucks at the Day Centre for Innovation in Care, Caroline Jones in Grants and Fundraising for Outstanding Contribution and Orchard Trust (Steph Austin, Lorraine Gomery, Paige Alexander and Christopher Robins at Sevenoaks) for End of Life Care.
 
Good luck to all the nominees and we look forward to celebrating the achievements and successes of Gloucestershire Care providers on Thursday 18th October.

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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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  • 01/04/2019 11:10am
  • MindSCAPE is a 4 year BIG Lottery funded project, developed to enable people living with dementia and their carers, to reconnect with the landscape in a sociable and creative way.