Entries by Chloe Salisbury

Accuro Chosen as Charity of the Year at Barratt Homes Chelmsford

We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen alongside Chess Homeless as joint Charity of the Year for Barratt Homes in Chelmsford! The Accuro team are very much looking forward to working alongside Barratt Homes this year to support their fundraising. We’ll be announcing lots of exciting events and plans throughout the year, […]

Accuro Clothes Swap Fundraiser – Why Swap?

Did you know that around £3.5 billion is spent on Christmas Party Clothing every year in the UK? Around 8 million of those items will likely end up in Landfill after just one wear.* It is also believed that up to 85% of plastic pollution in the ocean is due to microfibers from synthetic clothing.* […]

Accuro Wreath Making

It’s Christmas! We got in the spirit this year with two fab, festive wreath making workshops. The workshops were run by the incredibly talented Claire from Margot Florae who came armed with bags and boxes filled to the brim with beautiful greenery, moss, decorative dried fruits, pine cones, ribbons and other accessories and materials ready […]

Takeley Park Christmas Fayre

Christmas came early on 23rd November at Takeley Park! The annual Christmas Fayre this year was generously held in aid of Accuro and it was a fantastic, festive day! There were lots of stalls filled with gifts, crafts and cakes created and donated by the Residents of Takeley Park and a visit from Father Christmas! […]

Nationwide Saffron Walden Supporting Accuro!

We are pleased to announce that Nationwide Saffron Walden have chosen Accuro as their charity of the quarter! The branch are taking part in foreign coin recycling as well as fundraising events in December. There’s been talk of a Christmas Hamper raffle and a charity Bake Sale – so pop into the branch next month […]

Takeley Park Christmas Fayre

This weekend is the Takeley Park Christmas Fayre, supporting Accuro. This will be held at Takeley Park (Turners Parks Group). We will be there with a stall with information about Accuro, who we are and what we do on the day. The event will run between 10:30am – 3:30pm in the Social Club at Takeley […]

Accuro Transitions Project – We need you!

We have exciting news! We are keen to launch a new project, ‘Transitions’, a scheme that will help over 19s with a disability to build life skills and greater independence as they transition into adulthood. There is a real shortage of services aimed at Young Adults. With this in mind, we’ve been working closely with […]

Starbucks Harlow get Spooky for Accuro!

Starbucks Harlow spent the last week of October in style to raise funds and awareness for Accuro! Staff at the store kicked off a week of fancy dress with a Disney Themed dress up day on Saturday 26th October with fun costumes all week leading up to Halloween. Ditching the green aprons was just beginning […]

The Peanut Butter Falcon at Saffron Screen

On Sunday 17th November at 5pm, Saffron Screen will be showing ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’, the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a restless 22 year old with Down’s syndrome who is desperate to escape the slow pace of the care home he lives in to peruse his dream of becoming a wrestler. He runs away […]

Holiday Scheme fun in October Half Term!

This October Half term, the Holiday Scheme was packed full of fun, exciting activities! On Tuesday in Harlow, we took part in Chef Training in Harlow. We learned all about proper food hygiene and how to stay safe around common hazards in the kitchen. We prepared three courses putting the new skills we’d learned to […]

Solicitor Kate Douch Raises over £400 in Flitch Way Walk

Partner at Heckford Norton, Kate Douch took on a 26.2 mile ‘Flitch Way Marathon Shuffle’ with her Husband Chris and a group of 12 keen walkers (and two dogs!). The Flitch Way is a former railway line that stretches between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree, so it’s fair to say they covered a lot of ground! […]