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Town Tots: Building Intergenerational Community Links

Since 2017, Rose Meadow residential care home on the outskirts of North Walsham has played host to visits by the children of Town Tots pre-school.  Now, several months into the initiative...

A ‘privilege’ to take Meet Up to Kingswood

A group of twelve young people from Big Lottery-funded Meet Up youth and family centre in Thetford visited Kingswood Outdoor Education Centre in Overstrand for a residential trip during the...

“I’ve learnt to be ‘me’ again” Meet Up’s Parent Support Group empowering local families

At the heart of the Redfurze Castle Estate in Thetford is Meet Up – our youth and family centre funded by The Big Lottery. The centre provides a variety of positive activities for young people,...

Embracing Forest School Learning at Ditchingham Day Nursery

Forest School is a recent trend in learning which has captured the hearts of many schools and pre-schools across the country. Ditchingham Day Nursery, our pre-school on the Norfolk-Suffolk...

BOOM! Creating Stronger Individuals with Positive Activities for Young Carers

Thursday 25th January 2018 is Young Carers Awareness Day. Young Carers are people under the age of 18 whose lives are affected by caring for someone with a long term illness, disability,...

Food Cooked With Love by Lyn at Ditchingham Day Nursery

Ditchingham Day Nursery provides education to pre-school children in a safe, supportive environment which gives parents peace of mind. Located in a beautiful rural setting just two miles from...

Making Christmas Special for the People We Support

As we approach the final Christmas countdown, celebrations are taking place across The Benjamin Foundation to make this time of year special for the people we support. Big Lottery funded...

Heart and Home visit Ipswich Mosque

The team from our Heart and Home supported lodgings service were pleased to be invited to Ipswich Mosque last week to explain more about the service to the local Muslim community. ...

Kidzone Gets Creative!

Kidzone After School Club in North Walsham got into some early Christmas spirit by taking part in a card colouring competition. Providing a high quality breakfast, after school and holiday...

Reepham and District Rotary Club supporting Young Carers

We are delighted to have been chosen by the Reepham and District Rotary Club as their Charity of the Year.   Meeting in a local church, which has been converted to a community...

Short Breaks for Children with a learning difficulty.

  We are offering children aged 8-12 with a learning difficulty and in receipt of Short Breaks funding from Norfolk County Council the opportunity to take place in a summer activity...

Butterfly Walk success at Sandringham

        On Sunday we held our main summer fundraising event, The Butterfly Walk, at Sandringham Country Park in West Norfolk. The event takes its name from our...

Meet Up at Easter

  The team at Meet Up had extremely busy time over the Easter holidays with lots of different activities and various trips out.  They took 12 young people along to Nurture by...

A blog by Karl Brooker #actsofgreatkindness

As part of the Celebrating Young People week we would like to share a case study with you all; please take 5 minutes to have a read of Karl's story below.  # actosgreatkindness ...

#actsofgreatkindness Week 13th - 20th March 2017

Our Social Action Development Worker has organised a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week will be county wide and we are looking for young...

Forest School Fun

  Staff and children over at our day nursery in Ditchingham are excited to be returning to the woods this week to start their Forest School sessions again.  With lots of...

#CelebratingYoungPeople Week

Starting Monday 13th March we are hosting our own #CelebratingYoungPeople Week T his will be a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week is county...

Amazing response to our Christmas Appeal

Our 2016 Christmas Gift Appeal was a huge success thanks to the many wonderful gifts donated by our generous supporters! In fact, we were a little overwhelmed at the number of people who chose...

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 - a great success!

          Sleep Out is the biggest event we put on each year and we’re now looking back on a hugely successful 2016 event.  The aims are to grow awareness of...

Christmas Gift Appeal 2016 - deadline is 25th November!

Time is running out if you would like to donate a gift to one of the young people we support as we need your gifts no later than Friday 25th November.   For some of the young...
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