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Posted: 26th November 2020

It's International Day of Disabled People next week!

The annual Barking and Dagenham International Day of Disabled People celebrations were always going to be a little different this year, because of the social restrictions imposed by Covid-19, but our friends at Progress Project were not deterred and are pleased to announce that they will be sharing ...

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Posted: 26th November 2020

New date for Vitality 10k

There's a new date for the Vitality 10,000m race that was postponed from its original date in 2020. The new date is May Bank Holiday, Monday 31st May 2021. Of course, it's all for a good cause, to raise money for the Sycamore Trust, and the team are well on their way to a decent total, with ...

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Posted: 19th November 2020

Ambassadors take centre stage!

The first ever virtual Sycamore Trust Annual General Meeting took place last night and we think it went very well! There was a very good attendance with plenty of members dialling in, along with trustees, staff and volunteers. The meeting was led by Chair of Trustees Jo Baty, and most of the for ...

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Posted: 18th November 2020

Every little helps!

As everyone knows, 2020 has been a tough year, but here is your chance to finish with a flourish, thanks to the 2020 Sycamore Trust Christmas raffle. The first prize is a magnificent Christmas hamper kindly donated by our good friends at Tesco and it would be a huge help for any family this Christm ...

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Posted: 17th November 2020

Nothing stops SWAP!

We may all be in lockdown at the moment but nothing stops our SWAP team from keeping in touch with their families. Last Friday, we held a virtual coffee morning for parents who have been on or are presently being supported by our Speak With A Picture programme. SWAP, which is supported by BBC Ch ...

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Posted: 13th November 2020

Adventure is out there!

For some months now, we have been working with the London School of Management Education looking at providing access to higher education for members of the autistic community, and we are very pleased to announce news of this fantastic opportunity. The LSME is a unique mainstream education institute ...

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