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Are you a skilled tradesperson? Can you give some time to help the local community?

We have found a potential new home, but it needs quite a bit of work to make it a great space. 

Do you know any skilled tradespersons or companies who could help us?

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Fred. Olsen supports Papworth Trust for the coming year 

Papworth Trust is delighted to announce that we have been chosen as a charity of the year for Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen companies in 2019/20.

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Papworth Trust supported by Deloitte’s One Million Futures charity partnership  

Papworth Trust has been named as one of the 13 new charity partners of Deloitte, as part of their One Million Futures social impact initiative.

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Afternoon tea with the Mayor of Huntingdon  

The Mayor of Huntingdon is hosting an afternoon tea on Sunday 28th July between 2.30pm and 5.30pm at the Town Hall to raise money for his chosen charities, one of which is Papworth Trust.

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London Marathon 2020  

Would you like to be part of ‘Team Papworth’ at the London Marathon 2020?

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Basildon Centre named Disability Group of the Year   

We are delighted to announce that our Basildon Centre has been named 'Disability Group of the Year' at a recent awards evening.

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Papworth Trust The Great Get Together   

Join us for the Papworth Trust Great Get Together on Friday 28th June  

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Employability Day activities at Papworth Trust     

Papworth Trust is once again supporting Employability Day 2019 

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Papworth Trust announce new chair of trustees

Papworth Trust have announced Brian Stewart as their new chair of trustees.

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Volunteers at disability centre honoured by Papworth Trust

Volunteers at a Bury St Edmunds centre run by disability charity Papworth Trust have been honoured for their work.

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Are you a skilled tradesperson? Can you give some time to help the local community?

The OWL Centre, a service run by Papworth Trust, offers opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism, enabling them to learn new skills, gain independence and socialise in a safe and supportive space.

OWL has been a well-loved feature of the Sawston community for over 15 years.

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Archway Carpets pledge support to Papworth Trust

Archway Carpets, based in Woodbridge, have chosen Papworth Trust to be a beneficiary of their 35th anniversary in business.

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Congratulations to all our London Marathon runners

Our fantastic team of London Marathon runners all completed the 26.2 miles to help support our work with disabled people across the East of England.

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Disability charity bike workshop targeted by thieves

A disability charity has condemned “mindless” thieves who broke into a workshop and caused an estimated £1,500 damage.

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London Marathon 2020 - ballot now open

Were you inspired by Sunday's London Marathon? The public ballot for 2020 is now open. 
Click here to find out more and please consider running in aid of Papworth Trust. And if you don't get a place in the public ballot, you can then apply for one of our bond places.

Find our more by emailing jo.revitt@papworthtrust.org.uk


Housebuilder support for charity's kitchen plans

A charity promoting equality and independence for its disabled clients has been awarded funds to help renovate a communal kitchen to support its efforts.

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Charity chief executive prepares for London Marathon as part of team of 10

A fantastic team of 10 runners will be tackling the London Marathon on Sunday 28th April in support of Papworth Trust.

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Sarah Miller London Marathon Q&A

Read our CEO's thoughts ahead of the big event.

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OWL Centre relocation update 

As we continue to look for a new permanent home for OWL in Sawston, we will need to run the service in a slightly different way using community and partner facilities.

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Fundraising campaign will foster love of cooking among disabled people

A fundraising campaign to improve a popular area of a day centre for disabled people has been officially launched.
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Driving range offers golfers advice and tips

Professionals at Cambridge Golf Driving range have kindly agreed to host a free charity event aimed at giving golfers of all abilities some hints and tips to improve their game.

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Papworth prepares to launch new Cambridge shop

A work-based project selling refurbished bikes and supporting local disabled people is hosting an official launch event after moving to new premises in Cambridge.

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Bernard Sunley Centre move

Papworth Trust will be moving out of the Bernard Sunley Centre in 2019, as the building is now too big for our needs. 

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Charity celebrates Outstanding status for care services in Ipswich

Management and staff at Ipswich Papworth Trust are celebrating after the service was awarded outstanding status in a recent Care Quality Commission report.

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MEP visits charity work programme as part of national employability day 

A charity’s commitment to supporting disabled people into work has been backed by a visit from a leading MEP.

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Beautiful Papworth Pride rose now available at new price

A charity’s tradition of using gardening to support the wellbeing of disabled people has continued thanks to a fundraising partnership with Scotsdales.
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How Papworth Trust is taking part in Employability Day 2018

Papworth Trust is proud to be taking an active role in raising awareness and breaking down barriers as part of the Employability Day run by ERSA (Employment Related Services Association) on Friday 29th June.
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Shop local scheme uses delights of Suffolk Day to support charity

An initiative aimed at promoting local businesses and organisations in the Ipswich area has announced it will be supporting Papworth Trust as part of the ‘Suffolk Day’ celebrations.
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Blog: Why it is so important to mark Employability Day

Papworth Trust will be celebrating Employability Day with events in our offices in Basildon, Cambridge and Peterborough to connect our customers with local employers and skills and training providers.
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Papworth Trust announces new CEO

Papworth Trust has announced Sarah Miller as its new Chief Executive.
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Helen looking forward to London Marathon experience

A mother-of-three says running the London Marathon will be a dream come true - as she aims to raise thousands of pounds for Papworth Trust.
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£1,300 donated to Papworth Trust for new housing project

The One Broker group has raised £1300 for Papworth Trust, a leading disability charity based in East Anglia.
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Harrison and friends use sky dive to thank charity

A trio of friends have taken to the skies to take part in a sky dive to show their gratitude to a leading disability charity.
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