Posted: 3rd June 2020

Thanks to our volunteers

To all our volunteers, we would like to say a very big “Thank You” During Volunteers Week, we would like to take the opportunity to say a very big thank you to all of our volunteers. Volunteering really is a ‘Work of Heart’ and we are extremely grateful for the precious t ...

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Posted: 1st June 2020


It’s easy to be negative when you look at the newspapers or watch the news but there is a lot to be positive about, even in the current uncertainty. Take the young people on our life skills project, for example. Not only have they been putting the skills they have learnt to good use, but it l ...

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Posted: 22nd May 2020

Quick on the draw!

The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham has announced plans to hold a Thank You Festival once the lockdown is over and it’s safe to do so. This event will be sponsored by none other than West Ham United star, Mark Noble, and they are calling out to our creative youngsters to design a log ...

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Posted: 19th May 2020

Jenson's on the button!

Like so many organisations, the Sycamore Trust has been forced to adapt and adjust some of our services in the current climate. As a charity that prides itself on the personal touch, it’s proven to be quite tricky, but we have continued to support families and individuals who are finding life ...

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Posted: 11th May 2020

Can we draw it? Yes we can!

Althought the lockdown has been difficult for some, we've seen some real talent emerging during this unusual period.  A number of the young people that we support have shown just how creative and talented they are, and the latest member to excel is Ellis, who is a member of the Alpha Group tha ...

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Posted: 4th May 2020

Life under lockdown!

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the lockdown had led to a slow period for the Sycamore Trust staff, but nothing could be further from the truth in the case of Emma Marston, who fulfils a number of different roles within the organisation. A big part of Emma’s day is devoted to the ...

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