Larchfield Community

Prize Bingo Night Fun with a Lasting Outcome

The Larchfield Learn to Lead Team were hosts to more than 50 people at a Prize Bingo Evening in March. As well as playing Bingo a pie and pea supper was included with the ticket price and there was also the chance to win on the Easter Egg raffle. The aim of the evening was more than just fun, there was a plan afoot!

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Palm Sunday Walk

On Palm Sunday a good number of community members and support staff gathered at Aspen House to start the traditional walk around the Larchfield boundary, led as always by Donald.

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Multiple First Aiders Ready to Help

Three stand-alone sessions of basic first aid training are being provided to 34 community members and day placements. The training is being delivered by Jo Pollard from the British Red Cross. Two of the sessions have already taken place on the 15th and 20th of March with the last group due to receive their training on the 11th of April.

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Financial Boost for Larchfield Craft

Once again the generosity of the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation has provided a welcome financial boost to Larchfield Community. Last year the monies received bought sporting equipment and this year the money will be used to buy items needed by the Craft Workshop. The Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation gifts money to 50 local organisations with the public being given the opportunity to vote for their favourite. Larchfield came in 15th place and received a wonderful £1000. Paul, Dean and Nigel went along to Middlesbrough Football Club to receive the cheque on behalf of Larchfield.

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Retirement Homes for Larchfield Chickens

Many thanks to Paul, a community member who has let us know about 21 of the older chickens in the garden who have stopped laying eggs. With the help of Sarah from the office these lucky ladies are all being rehomed with a happy retirement to look forward to. Paul is pictured holding one of the chickens.

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