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July 2021

10 Year Service Awards: July 2021

2021-07-27T17:06:16+01:00July 27th, 2021|

10 Year Service Awards On Friday 23rd July, we celebrated another four members of our team reaching 10 years of service at CCL. Vikki Pryce, our Chief Executive, hosted the morning awards, accompanied by CCL’s Executive Group and tea, coffee and, most importantly, cake! For those of you who aren’t aware, we started our 10 [...]

February 2021

A busy weekend at CCL: Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day!

2021-06-16T08:55:02+01:00February 15th, 2021|

It has been a busy weekend at CCL! On Friday 12th February it was Chinese New Year! Our schemes all got involved in celebrating – creating Chinese lanterns and enjoying Chinese food taster sessions! The Crescent even made models of the Chinese New Year dragon! It was Valentine’s Day on Sunday, which was also celebrated [...]

February 2020

CCL’s Strictly Come Dancing Charity Ball 2020

2021-06-16T08:55:06+01:00February 19th, 2020|

CCL's Charity Ball was a night of wonderful entertainment set in Shrewsbury's beautiful Albright Hussey. The theme for this years Charity Ball was Strictly Come Dancing, attracting guests from Shrewsbury and beyond to raise money for the CCL Hydrotherapy Pool. Guests enjoyed ballroom dancing by local dancers Ross and Chloe from Step by Step Dance Instruction, followed by [...]

December 2019

The Grinch that Stole Christmas a Makaton Choir and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

2021-06-16T08:55:06+01:00December 18th, 2019|

CCL's Grafton Centre students and Opportunities Programme learners provided another spectacular performance at the Christmas Church Service, Christ Church, Bayston Hill. The Opportunities Programme started this years service with a video of the Santa Sisters trying to locate the Narrator, Father Christmas and Head Elf for their big show performance. Once they had all been found, Opportunities [...]

November 2019

Exotic Zoo Visits CCL’s Church View

2021-06-16T08:55:06+01:00November 29th, 2019|

CCL's Church View Scheme had a fascinating afternoon when Exotic Zoo brought a variety of animals to visit the residents. Church View invited friends from CCL's Harley Road Scheme, to enjoy an afternoon with guests from Exotic Zoo. The day provided an educational and sensory experience, with residents learning about the animals natural habitats and [...]

CCL’s Festive Makaton Club

2021-06-16T08:55:07+01:00November 28th, 2019|

CCL's Speech and Language Assistant Nicky hosts a monthly Makaton Club session, with this months theme being Christmas. Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club to learn and practice Makaton signs. This month learners practiced signs for crackers, bells, Father Christmas, reindeer and Christmas tree to name a few! Everyone then [...]

October 2019

CCL Staff Annual Conference 2019

2021-06-16T08:55:07+01:00October 29th, 2019|

This years CCL Staff Annual Conference was held at The Albright Hussey, Shrewsbury and provides staff the opportunity to listen to some inspiring speakers and participate in a variety of engaging activities. The CCL Staff Annual Conference is a two day event, which started on the Friday and focused on Communication Awareness. In the morning we welcomed [...]

July 2019

Celebration Day 2019

2021-06-16T08:55:07+01:00July 30th, 2019|

Condover College had an amazing day celebrating all of our learners achievements, with family and friends joining us for a day full of fun. Our Day Opportunities team hosted a rainbow themed celebration, with the Opportunities learners singing and signing the song 'True Colours' using Makaton. The Village hall at Nesscliffe was transformed with bright coloured flags, music, dancing, face painting and party [...]

May 2019

Marty the Therapy Horse visits The Opportunities Programme

2021-06-16T08:55:08+01:00May 29th, 2019|

Shropshire Pony Parties brought along a special visitor today to meet the Day Opportunities learners. Marty is a miniature Shetland Pony and today he surprised our Day Opportunities learners by visiting Longbow House. Recent studies have discussed the benefits of animals being used in therapy sessions, providing calmness and comfort to people. Marty is 34 inches tall and is [...]