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A few months ago, an exciting invitation came to the craft team at Larchfield community. It said Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar was planning an exhibition of artwork and crafts which have had therapeutic benefits during the creative process. Would people from Larchfield like to submit some work?
A new cooking group at Berith and Camphill community is supporting people to be the confident, safe and nutrition-aware chefs they want to be.
As the number of people in their retirement years has increased at Oaklands community, so has the need for accessible, ground floor accommodation. A huge thank you to all who generously contributed to helping us meet this need by converting the community’s disused Creamery into new homes.
It’s a joyous place to come to’, says Karin, a support worker at Larchfield community. ‘What I love about it is there’s no differentiation between who is a community member and who is staff. Everyone’s together.’
Botton Village, The Croft and Larchfield form a natural group of communities; they’re close enough together that you could visit them in a day. And this year, people from all three communities came together at Larchfield to share ideas, inspiration and celebrate achievements at a regional forum.
We have some very dedicated and successful equestrians to congratulate on their achievements.