Entries by Chloe Salisbury

An Interview with Loughton Youth Group

Loughton Youth Group Member Umar took on a week of work experience for Accuro recently. For one of his tasks, Umar wrote a blog post about Accuro and chose to interview his peers at Loughton Youth Group for their opinions on the club. Read on to see what they said… You need models and mentors […]

Haslers give £700 to Loughton Youth Group

Our Loughton Youth Group has received a £700 donation from Haslers, which has been used to purchase new gaming equipment and will fund an end of term party for our members! Sue Fishpool, Fundraising Manager at Accuro, said: “Thank you so much Haslers Foundation for your donation.  My colleagues at Loughton Youth Group and the Holiday […]

#TryInJuly suggestions – what will you try?

#TryInJuly is a fundraising challenge for everybody – we’re encouraging you to try something new every day for 7 days in July. You can pick your week, your fundraising target and your new things to try. For more information and to start your own fundraising page, click here. Want to take part but not sure […]

Elodie’s Volunteer Diary: My First Month

I’m Elodie and I’m a new volunteer at the charity Accuro. This is a monthly diary of my experience volunteering. I’m 19 years old and recently finished college and wanted to document this experience, in the hopes of inspiring people that are thinking of volunteering and wanting to know what it would be like to […]

New Young Adults’ Services to be funded by The National Lottery

We are celebrating after being awarded £210,000 over the next 3 years in National Lottery funding to support our current Adult Friendship scheme and to launch new services for Young Adults, aged 19-25, with a disability in West Essex. The National Lottery funding will start in September 2021, and Accuro are delighted to announce the […]

AFS #CaptainTom100 Challenge

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in income. Our very own Adult Friendship Scheme (AFS for short) has not been able to run in it’s usual form for over a year now. The scheme’s objective is to support vulnerable […]

What we’ve been up to and a BIG Thank You!

A year on from when Accuro had to take clubs online, we’re looking back at the fun we’ve had while staying connected and staying safe during the pandemic. You may notice our brand new intro on this video too. A huge thank you to media student Ellis from Harlow College who created this animation for […]

Getting Creative

Spring is on it’s way… Daffodils and longer days remind us that the seasons are slowly but surely changing. The start of Spring feels like a reflective time for many of us and here at Accuro, we’ve been taking a bit of time to look back on the past month and all the fun we’ve […]

5 Steps to a Pain Free Lockdown

5 Steps to a Pain-Free Lockdown from Nikki at Holisticare Stretch Imagine how it would feel to have just 2 minutes to stretch before you get out of bed, giving your body the opportunity to release the tension that has been building up. Then your body would be prepared and better able to meet the […]