News & Events

Big Health Check

Posted by Tina Baker on 21 May 2015

Kathryn Hughes from the Training Team and Pat O'Grady from Offa's Dyke attended the Big LD Healthcheck Day in Gloucester on 13th May.

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Happy (but sore) feet!

Posted by Tina Baker on 19 May 2015

Staff at the Learning Centre took part in a sponsored walk from Stowfield to Beechenhurst Lodge on Saturday 16th May. 

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Carers & Sharers Meeting

Posted by Tina Baker on 15 May 2015

25 people attended our meeting on Friday 24th April - a record turnout!

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Pizza Express Visit

Posted by Tina Baker on 30 April 2015

A lucky group of students enjoyes a fabulous visit to Pizza Express at Gloucester Quays recently.  They made their own pizza's which were then cooked for them to eat.  Looks great!

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ACE Open Day coming soon...

Posted by Tina Baker on 15 April 2015

Activities, Creativity, Engagement


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Smallholding update

Posted by Tina Baker on 15 April 2015

Busy day on the Smallholding recently, lots of manure moved to the allotment.

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LaingBuisson Awards 2015

Posted by Tina Baker on 31 March 2015

Healthcare experts LaingBuisson recently held their Independent Specialist Care Awards 2015 at which the Orchard Trust Training Team were finalists in the 'Excellence In Training' category.  Receiving recognition for their innovation and excellence in the specialist care sector, the finalists were shortlisted for a wide range of accolades and Orchard Trust came runners up in their category.

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Learning From Others

Posted by Tina Baker on 24 March 2015

The Training Team's Project which it ran last year with Skills for Care funding has been put onto their national website as an example of best practice in the Health and Social Care Sector for others to learn from.

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Help wanted for Summer fair

Posted by Tina Baker on 4 March 2015

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Learning Centre Sponsored Walk

Posted by Tina Baker on 27 February 2015

The staff at the Learning Centre will be completing a sponsored walk on Saturday 16th May 2015.  The are hoping to raise funds for a market garden at the smallholding and would like to buy seeds, compost and planting equipment.

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  • 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!

  • 31/05/2018 10:59am
  • 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.