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L-R; Robert from the Autism Ambassadors, Nana from Matata Club, Disability Champion Funmi Alake, Mayor of B&D, Cllr Sanchia Alasia & Ambassador Daniel Sajeel
Posted: 4th December 2018

Wonderful day!

It was the International Day of Disabled People yesterday and there were events all over the local area to mark this important day.  One of the most enjoyable was the Barking & Dagenham event which took place at Dagenham & Redbridge FC. The Sycamore Trust were out in force throughou ...

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Posted: 29th November 2018

Screen Test!

Our young adult peer support group is going from stength to strength as new members join each month.  The group is for young adults over the age of 18 and it meets once a month at the Autism Hub in Romford. The group have bonded over shared interests and have enjoyed trips to local restuara ...

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Posted: 26th November 2018

Material Girls!

Our new fortnightly girls group is proving to be a huge success, and it's begun to produce some real results. The young ladies are now making items to be used as Christmas gifts and decorations, as well as learning those important social skills and improving their confidence and self esteem. The ...

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Posted: 23rd November 2018

Welcome to Wednesday!

Our new Wednesday evening youth club is up and running with plenty of young people taking part.  We started the new club to replace the clubs that were forced to close in the summer and it is already a popular fixture in the Sycamore calendar. The new club began at the start of November and ...

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Posted: 23rd November 2018

Jobcentre visit

Participants in the SPACE project received a boost this week with a visit from staff at the local jobcentre.  Steve Elmes and Steph Cook from Romford Jobcentre came to meet the young people on the SPACE project with a view to putting them forward for some forthcoming vacancies. The SPACE pr ...

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Posted: 23rd November 2018

Mayor of London to fund new programme!

  The Sycamore Trust UK is set to benefit from the latest round of funding from the Mayor of London’s Young Londoner Fund. Mayor Sadiq Khan has set aside over £45million for projects all over London, with the aim of supporting initiatives that provide educational, c ...

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