Larchfield Community

Animal Champion Paul Speaks With Local MP

Simon Clarke, the local MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, paid a visit to Larchfield on the 1st of June and asked to meet Community Member Paul. Paul had been writing to Simon at the House of Commons over several months about his passionate desire to put an end to animal cruelty - especially the illegal trade in wildlife.

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A Big Heart for Homeless Animals

Dean lives at Larchfield and really loves animals. Dean wanted to do something positive for homeless animals and hit upon the idea of collecting donations for two local animal shelters - Maxi's Mates at Dunsdale and the RSPCA at nearby Great Ayton.

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Gold for Rosalyn

The generous folk at Larchfield are so proud of each other's achievements that several different people stopped me to ask if I had seen Rosalyn's gold medal. Curiosity aroused I found Rosalyn in the craft workshop and asked her for an interview for the website. Rosalyn is a day placement who works in the craft, café and farm workshops. Rosalyn is also a crown green bowler with the Skelton and Cleveland Special Olympics team. Rosalyn told me how she won her gold medal ..........

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Dan - The Walking Man!

Daniel is well known for his love of walking and setting up a brisk pace across moors and parkland with a daily walk being an important part of his regular routine. On the 18th of May Daniel will be taking part in a sponsored walk around Danby covering a distance of 11 kilometres.

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Sisters United

'Sisters United' is the name of the women's group that meets every two months at Larchfield. The members comprise community members, day placements, women from the local Teesside Ability Support Centre and individuals with their own support. The most recent meeting was in April with eighteen members attending.

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