Sir John Eastwood Foundation

A huge thank you to the Sir John Eastwood Foundation for awarding us £1000. The objects of the Foundation are to support other registered charities with priority given to local charities benefiting Nottinghamshire, although appeals are considered from organisations who operate further afield. Particular emphasis is given to charities which help the disabled, the elderly… Read more »

“Our Voice” on the Radio

“Our Voice” community choir have made their radio debut on BBC Radio Nottingham! Members were interviewed about their experience and sang a couple of songs. Listen here (from 34 minutes): https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07fpjxx The choir is open to anyone who has a disability or long term health condition, as well as their carers, family and friends. If… Read more »

Summer Opening Hours

Over the summer, we are making temporary changes to our operating hours. From the week commencing 22nd July we will be open Monday and Tuesday 10am-3pm, and Wednesday 10am-1pm. Our opening times will return to normal from the week commencing 26th August. We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused.

A Triumph of Choral Music

A huge thank you to the Catenian Association Mansfield & Dukeries Circle 197 for sponsoring a beautiful concert at St Philip Neri Church on Friday evening. The concert included songs from four Mansfield choirs: St Philip Neri with St Bedes Catholic Voluntary Academy Choir, All Saints Catholic Voluntary Academy Choir, St Philip Neri Church Choir… Read more »

DWP confirms that Post Office Card Account contract to end in November 2021

DWP confirms that Post Office Card Account contract to end in November 2021 However, Minister tells parliament that DWP will implement an alternative payment service for claimants who are unable to open a mainstream account by that date The DWP has confirmed that its contract with the Post Office for the provision of Post Office… Read more »

Social Security benefit and pension up-rating for 2019/2020 announced

In a written statement to the House of Commons, The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing & Child Maintenance (Justin Tomlinson MP) announced the proposed social security benefit and pension rates for 2019/2020. The annual up-rating process takes into account a variety of measures: The basic and new State Pension will be increased… Read more »

Changes to office opening times

Please note that our office will no longer be open on a Thursday. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Our office will continue to be open as normal on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-2pm. If you need any advice or would like to make an appointment, please contact us during these times on… Read more »

Purple Tuesday – 13th November 2018

Purple Tuesday on 13th November 2018 will be the UK’s first accessible shopping day. It is a call to action to the wider retail industry (including shopping centres and landlords) to better understand the needs of their existing and future disabled customers and commit to making lasting changes to their shopping experience. More information and… Read more »

Thank you to 34SP.com

A special thanks to 34SP.com for supporting our charity through free hosting for another year!

Nottinghamshire Victim CARE

Nottinghamshire is a safe place to live, work and visit, and your chances of becoming a victim of crime or anti-social behaviour are low. But for those that are, the effects can vary greatly. For some, there is little or no impact beyond the immediate financial or physical effects. However for some people it can… Read more »