Recent news from Pepenbury

Sep 2 2017 // In Brief // Written by Camilla

Have you joined the Tunbridge Wells Lotto? Pepenbury has signed up as one of the charities you can support and we would love to grow this supporter network.

You have the opportunity to win up to £25,000 and support your local community at the same time.

To sign up and find out more:

https://www.twlotto.co.uk/support/pepenbury

 

 

Sep 11 2017 // In Brief // Written by Camilla

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly team in our Paddock Wood Charity Shop on a Saturday. No previous experience is needed, just a willingness to learn and get stuck in.

You can volunteer as little or as much as you want.

It's a great opportunity to gain some experience if you've been out of the job market for a while or indeed if you want to give back to your local community.

If you are interested, we would love to hear from you.

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Sep 11 2017 // // Written by Camilla

Over the last 9 years, Pepenbury has partnered with the Kent Police College to offer their students placement opportunities where they get to work in different areas of our services. It gives their students a first hand opportunity to learn more about people with learning disabilities in our community. We have just finished a recent placement and this was part of the feedback from the police student we had with us.
 
“Putting the public first is a key part of policing and this...

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Jul 7 2017 // In Brief // Written by Pepenbury

Cornford Lane is under going essential road repairs however Pepenbury remains open to the public, access to our site is best gained from the Pembury Village end whilst these works are undertaken.

We look forward to your visit and continued support

Sep 15 2017 // In Brief // Written by Pepenbury

Our Coffee Shop is now operating on winter hours and will be closed Saturday and Sunday's. The site will be open to visit as normal. Just make sure you bring along your own drinks and snacks.

Our new opening times are Monday to Friday 10:00 to 14:30.

The coffee shop offers hot drinks, sandwiches and hot lunches. Come by and say hello.

Jun 28 2017 // // Written by Camilla

Following the article in Kent Live we can confirm that Leanne Morris was an employee at MOST, the community outreach service that Pepenbury provides. She left with immediate effect in February 2017.

Pepenbury is reassured that the systems and processes we have in place quickly and satisfactorily highlighted this serious breach in our procedures. We have worked closely with the local authority and Police to resolve this situation. We take our responsibility to the people we support...

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Feb 8 2017 // // Written by Pepenbury

Paralympic champion Will Bayley MBE has announced he is becoming an ambassador for Pepenbury.

Will Bayley MBE, the men’s class 7 World number one Para table tennis player, has announced he is joining together with Kent learning disability charity Pepenbury to become an ambassador.

He won the hearts of the nation during the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016 when he ‘completed the impossible’ and claimed Paralympics GB’s gold medal in the men’s class 7 table tennis...

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Jan 4 2017 // In Brief // Written by Pepenbury

Happy New Year to you all!

As we attempt to restore normality in our homes after the festive period, it is a good time to have a thorough clear out. Good Housekeeping have put together a few handy tips to get you started. 

http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/lifestyle/declutter-your-home/how-to-d...

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Nov 24 2016 // In Brief // Written by Pepenbury

TOGETHER AT CHRISTMAS

With only five weeks until Christmas,  well known local charities Pepenbury and Hospice in the Weald are working together to take a charity chalet at the Tunbridge Wells ice rink in the run up to Christmas.

Visitors can buy unique and beautiful handmade gifts for friends and family whilst at the same time supporting a charity that continues to provide that vital...

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Nov 26 2016 // In Brief // Written by Pepenbury

It's that time of year again!

Pepenbury's Charity Christmas Trees will be on sale on Cornford Lane from 26th November through to 21st December. We will be open from 9.30 to 4.30 every day. 

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