Event Date/Time: September 1st, 2015 1:00PM – 3:00PM Location: Ponds Forge International Leisure Centre, Sheaf St, Sheffield, S1 2BP A chance to make new new friends and share your experiences with others. There’ll also be a chance to meet our … Continue reading First Tuesday Catch Up – Sheffield
Event Date/Time: September 2, 2015 12:00PM – 3:00PM Location: The Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 3AD This is a great opportunity for Shine members in Solihull to catch up with our Support and Development Worker Elaine Adams, … Continue reading Swap Shine news ………. in #Solihull
On April 21st Shine’s new Health Suite was officially opened in Peterborough, where we shall be holding regular clinics. So we are now ready to start taking referrals. The idea for the Health Suite arose after our 2011 survey showed that … Continue reading The idea for the Health Suite arose after our 2011 survey
Shine member, Claire Houseman, tells us how direct payments have made a difference to her life. I feel very strongly about telling my story so that other Shine members, who need help with daily living, know about direct payments and … Continue reading Claire Houseman: How direct payments have made a difference
Gareth Picken has spina bifida and hydrocephalus, and is a keen sportsman. This year, 15 year-old Gareth from Cheltenham took on the amazing challenge of completing 100 miles swimming and 100 miles wheelchair racing in aid of Shine. Gareth uses … Continue reading 100 mile swim and 100 mile wheelchair race, using only his arms!
The Freemasons Grand Charity has made a £35,000 donation to fund the salary of a Development Coordinator for the Shine40Plus network. Since the Freemasons Grand Charity began operating in 1981 it has been a keen supporter of Shine. Shine40Plus allows … Continue reading £35,000 to fund a Development Coordinator for the Shine40Plus!
Marc Lupson, Heritage Project Development Officer, explains why this event is so important and the care being taken to prepare for it. Since joining the Shine family as Heritage Project Development Officer back in February, my journey has been one … Continue reading “How do I make it accessible and interesting to everyone?” – Shine’s Heritage exhibition