Home-Start Bracknell Forest

 

Support and friendship for families

Home-Start Bracknell Forest

Support and friendship for families

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Latest News and Events from Home-Start Bracknell Forest

In the section below we have put all of the news items from Home-Start Bracknell Forest. To view the detail behind a news item; click on the title of the news item or image if one is present, or click on the Read More… link at the end of each summary. The news item will open in a new page.  The later news items are listed on other pages, look down at the bottom of this section if you are looking for older news, or search the website for more information.

The Heat Was On

Well done to our team of runners who yesterday took part in The British 10k in London.  In what turned out to be the hottest year they have ever run the event and with it being on red alert,  the team battled their way around the sights of London to finish the race...

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25 years of Home-Start Bracknell Forest

We were delighted to welcome around 50 volunteers, friends and invited guests to our 25th AGM on Monday 9th July. Over the past 25 years the scheme has supported more than 1,000 local families through difficult times and provided valuable skills and experience for...

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The British 10k

Julie (our Administrator) and a group of her friends, collectively known as the Wokingham Plodders, are taking on the British 10k in London, Sunday 15th July.  If you would like to support them by donating to us then please go to...

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Teddy Bears Picnic

We will be at the Teddy Bear Picnic on Wednesday 20th June, taking place between 11-2 at Jocks Lane Park Binfield.  Come along and find out what we do and have a go on our Teddy Tombola, pick up a balloon and buy a cake or toy.

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Binfield 10K

In 10 days time, on Sunday 20th May, Julie is running in the Binfield 10K. She'd love it if you could cheer her on and anyone else who might be running in an orange Home-Start top....

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Newsletter Issue 2 August 2017

Extract: How Home-Start helped Angela We were delighted to welcome around 40 volunteers, friends and invited guests to our 24th AGM. Although 2016-17 had not been the easiest of years, with a great deal of uncertainty surrounding our funding during the...

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Making a dash for Home-Start

One of the families we supported took part in a trolley dash at the opening of The Entertainer store in Bracknell on Saturday. Zofia and one of her daughters took part in the event before the store opened and took home over £250 worth of...

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Digital 5 a day

The Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has recommended that parents treat the use of digital devices like junk food  - and is recommending parents negotiate agreements with their children over internet access and digital consumption.  Read more about...

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Bread Recipes Raise Dough for Home-Start

Pupils from South Ascot Village Primary School recently took part in a competition to invent their own bread recipes.  The 4 winning recipes were baked by Budgens Ascot store and sold to their customers raising over £90 for Home-Start Bracknell Forest. Julie Pizzey...

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Home-Start Hikers 3 Peaks Challenge

To celebrate their 50th birthdays this year, friends Julie Pizzey (administrator for Home-Start) and Neil Coupe have decided to complete the 3 Peaks challenge later this month and have persuaded a whole group of friends to join them. The challenge involves climbing...

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New Charity Partnership With Local Co-op

Home-Start Bracknell Forest was invited to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store on Forest Road, Binfield and received a £500 donation on Sunday 30 April. Family support charity Home Start Bracknell Forest cuts the ribbon at the new...

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Freya’s fundraising cake sale

Big thanks to Freya Wallis who came up with the idea of holding her own cake sale outside her house during the Easter holidays.  After sitting outside for 3 hours and also emptying her own purse she raised a fantastic £28.18!! We thank you very much.

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