Tuesday, 20 July 2021 by EastKentMencap
Our Support Worker Dan enjoys sharing his musical abilities with our members. After meeting fellow musician Stephen at our Thursday virtual social club, they set up a session virtually with Vanessa playing the tongue drum, Stephen on Xylophone and Daniel on the keyboard.
The GOLD Project have been working with comedian Trevor Neal - of “Trevor and Simon” fame, you might remember them from Going Live in the 1980s! Trevor has been doing online improvisation and comedy workshops to support a GOLD podcast/radio show.
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 by EastKentMencap
While we are still unable to all meet in person, GOLD is pleased to share with you their 3rd DPG video. Guidance and rules around COVID-19 safety are changing all the time, but it's still good practice to follow the advice in the video to keep ourselves as safe as possible. You can watch GOLD's YouTube video here.
Thursday, 13 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
East Kent Mencap's Getting On with Learning Difficulties (GOLD) Project thanked Leon Williams for his generous contribution, after he ran the equivalent of 2 marathons to raise money.
Discos in person have become a staple of the events calendar at East Kent Mencap for a number of years, so we have been delighted to see that our members have kept up their enthusiasm to participate in the virtual events as well.
Thursday, 06 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
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Wednesday, 05 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
The Mayor of Ramsgate, Councillor Raushan Ara, made a donation of £500 to East Kent Mencap. This is one of her chosen charities during her term as the Mayor, and she has been a loyal supporter. The donation of £500 is going towards the Community Confidence Project in Ramsgate, which is a project for our
Friday, 30 April 2021 by EastKentMencap
Slowly but surely in line with government restrictions, our members have been returning to the Day Resources and have been building up their confidence to resume some of the sessions that they were taking part in before. At the Swale Day Resource, our members have been getting stuck in with various activities, including cooking, art
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 by EastKentMencap
The Swale Day Resource Team was in desperate need of a parking space for the Day Resource’s minibus, and faced the very real risk of losing it. Luckily, Gordon Henderson, who is the MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, was able to obtain a space for the vehicle at the council. Lauren Kay, our Swale Day