We’re delighted to welcome Rebecca Goodier to the CDSSG team! Rebecca and her family have been long-time supporters of the charity, reaching back to it’s very earliest days, so it is fitting that she has come on board now as our fundraising manager. Rebecca’s family, who we’re sure many of you will already know, includes […]
Are you willing to share your own experiences and knowledge to help other families and create awareness of Down’s Syndrome? We’re launching a brand new podcast very soon and are looking for material. Topics could include relationships, behaviour, challenging attitudes, day to day life, celebrations, achievements…the list goes on! If you or someone you know […]
Loads of forest fun! There were smiles all around at our forest school family BBQ and settling in day at Petty Pool college. The project has been funded by a generous donation from the Williams Family Foundation and run alongside Sundowns group. Children were able to check out the facilities and make new friends as […]
We’re delighted to welcome our new education advocate, Julia Thomson, to the team. Julia will be supporting children, parents, carers and school staff across East Cheshire from September. Her position has been funded for five years by the National Lottery Community Fund. Julia will join our education advocate for West Cheshire Sandy, whose position is […]
Thanks to support from the National Lottery Community Fund, we’re excited to reveal we’re recruiting a new education advocate for East Cheshire. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced SEN professional to make a significant positive impact for a number of children and their families across Cheshire. For more information and to view […]
We are so incredibly proud of Emma Harris and her dad, Chris, as their Gingerbread sock biscuit success knows no bounds. last evening, Emma and Chris, together with our very own Lucy Liddard and charity CEO, Julie Duff, attended the star-studded Pride of Manchester event to receive the Young Fundraiser of the Year award. It […]
This year’s WDSD charity was bigger and better than ever, with 96 players enjoying a fantastic day’s golf at the beautiful Vale Royal Course and raising over £2000 for us in the process! Thank you to everyone who took part – especially Vale Royal’s own Ben Derbyshire – for a fantastic event. Read more about the day here.
A huge thank you to all our canine friends…and their owners, who supported our second World Down Syndrome Day charity dog walk at Marbury Park. It was a huge success and we were bowled over by the turn out this – thanks everyone! Also, a massive thank you must go to Peter from Hedgerow Photography for taking […]