News & Events
The Orchard Trust wanted to get involved in Volunteer week so we have decided to celebrate our volunteers by looking at some of the roles in the Trust. A BIG thank you to all our Volunteers and all the time you have given!
Kathryn Hughes from the Training Team and Pat O'Grady from Offa's Dyke attended the Big LD Healthcheck Day in Gloucester on 13th May.
Staff at the Learning Centre took part in a sponsored walk from Stowfield to Beechenhurst Lodge on Saturday 16th May.
25 people attended our meeting on Friday 24th April - a record turnout!
A lucky group of students enjoyes a fabulous visit to Pizza Express at Gloucester Quays recently. They made their own pizza's which were then cooked for them to eat. Looks great!
Busy day on the Smallholding recently, lots of manure moved to the allotment.
Healthcare experts LaingBuisson recently held their Independent Specialist Care Awards 2015 at which the Orchard Trust Training Team were finalists in the 'Excellence In Training' category. Receiving recognition for their innovation and excellence in the specialist care sector, the finalists were shortlisted for a wide range of accolades and Orchard Trust came runners up in their category.
The Training Team's Project which it ran last year with Skills for Care funding has been put onto their national website as an example of best practice in the Health and Social Care Sector for others to learn from.