Larchfield Community

Larchfield Recycles all the way to Uganda

Anne Mannix is one of the support workers at Larchfield and earlier in the year she asked everyone in the community if they could contribute any unwanted wool and knitting needles for a project her friend Eddie was involved in. The wool and needles were destined for a knitting project in Kabale in Uganda.

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Our New Neighbours

The top end of Larchfield Community is close to the site of the new Police Community Safety Hub currently under construction on Stainton Way. This new building will have state of the art technology and will replace the current police headquarters at Ladgate Lane. Whilst the new building will provide a base for decision making during major incidents and will house the police control room it is a new departure in that there will be public access areas within the building such as a café plus there will be opportunities for local groups and organisations to have a presence or direct involvement.                                                                                                                                                               

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A Good Day at the Regional Forum

On the 7th of November the Learn to Lead teams from Larchfield, Botton and Croft met for a Regional Forum at Botton Village. The teams spend a very focused day reviewing the feedback from the 'My Life' surveys as well as the work of the Learn to Lead teams over the last year. The results from the surveys gave the forum delegates, who are all community members or day placements, the opportunity to discuss what has been going well in their communities and what they think could work better.

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Pirates seen at Larchfield

The 19th of September is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and across the morning sightings were made of pirates in the houses and workshops of Larchfield then, at twelve noon they began to gather in the hall for a pirate themed community lunch.

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New Life on the Farm

The summer calving at Larchfield has been a success! Eight of our cows have given birth to some beautiful calves giving us four boys and four girls.

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