Awards

Better Health at Work Silver Award

The North East Communities; Botton Village, The Croft and Larchfield have achieved the North East Better Health at Work Silver Award.This partnership has now been taken forward by all of the region’s twelve Local Authorities, the NHS and the Northern TUC. We have taken the award one step further than employees; because the people we support are actively involved in this award across our communities.  

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Northern CVT Communities Celebration Ball 2017

We did it again… we rolled out the red carpet and had a night to remember. The night is all about - creating lasting memories and recognising outstanding achievements, as well as bringing the three Northeast communities together once again. The evening was spent singing, dancing and laughing with our friends old and new. We built new friendships and connected in happiness. We had an absolute ball!

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Rosalyn Green - Special Olympics Medallist 2017

Rosalyn Green is a day placement at Larchfield and, as if being busy in the craft, café and farm workshops isn't enough Rosalyn is also a short mat carpet bowler competing at the highest level. She recently competed in the Special Olympics GB National Games held in Sheffield from the 7th - 12th of August and returned triumphant with silver medals in the individual and pairs competitions. Rosalyn brought her medals and uniform in to show us and gave us a fantastic interview.

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Riding Success for Stephen

For the second year running a rider from Larchfield qualified for the National Riding for the Disabled Championships. The rider this year was Stephen who rode in two classes; dressage and dressage to music. Stephen was very successful and was awarded first and fourth place rosettes. The competition was held at Hartpury Equestrian College in Gloucestershire and Stephen was accompanied by his dad, Colin. This national competition is the biggest event of its kind in the world with hundreds of disabled competitors taking part in over 90 classes over three days.

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