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Komfi Rider Wheelchair repairs

October 12, 2014 - Comments Off on Komfi Rider Wheelchair repairs

Hearing that one of our General Member’s wheelchair had become unsafe we visited to see for ourselves.   The repairs were too costly for her.  Unable to get out obviously limited her life and we therefore arranged for its repair and met the cost.  We have also helped towards a modest holiday which may seem extremely expensive but is due to the cost of extra staffing required to meet her personal needs.  Her break from her small flat brought a huge smile to her face that showed us how much it had meant to her.  

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Wheelchair for University teenager

October 12, 2014 - Comments Off on Wheelchair for University teenager

Starting at college is always exciting and stressful.  One such young lady. however. is needing a new wheelchair that can accommodate the changes in her condition.  We hope our donation towards the final cost will assist her parents at what is always a costly time for any family.   A good, reliable and comfortable wheelchair should help her start her student life with more confidence.

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Tomcat Tricycle

October 12, 2014 - Comments Off on Tomcat Tricycle

The Paediatric Occupational Therapist of a little 4 year old girl with athetoid (uncontrolled) movements in all 4 limbs, supported the appeal from her parents for a grant towards the cost of a Tomcat trailer trike.  She used one at school and would benefit from having one at home.  With matched funding from two other charities a Trike was bought. Now, two years later, the parents of a little 3 year old boy with cerebral palsy and multiple problems were advised that he too would benefit from a Trike.   His Nursery applied to us  for a grant but during the […]

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Thanks Winchester & District Scope!

March 14, 2009 - Comments Off on Thanks Winchester & District Scope!

We are all aware of how challenging it is to get any employment in the current economic climate. I graduated with a first class honours degree in Broadcasting in June 2008 and have since been looking for my first job in the media industry. However, whilst trying to compete in one of the most saturated job markets, I wanted to try my hand at volunteering. My mum has been working at Winchester Citizens Advice Bureau for the past few years and encouraged me to apply for a volunteer position there. My application was accepted and the bureau manager was keen […]

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