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Scarecrow Competition Winners!

This month along with Halloween festivities all 13 schemes at CCL took part in the scarecrow competition. It was almost impossible to pick one winner because they were all so great! In the end there were 5 winners from a range of categories. Smile Factor - Torrin Drive with SpongBob Square PantsMost Imaginative - Walford [...]

2020-10-14T10:21:31+01:00October 14th, 2020|

CCL’s Hydrotherapy Pool and Activity Centre is finally here!

Hydrotherapy is a very important therapeutic intervention for the people we support at CCL, especially those who spend so much time in a wheelchair - it is their only experience of completely free movement. Before COVID our learners attended Princess Royal Hospital to access hydrotherapy. And to now having built our very own is truly [...]

2020-09-14T16:49:35+01:00September 14th, 2020|

CCL’s ‘Makahike’ Fundraiser Event

At CCL we use Makaton every day and we truly believe it makes a huge difference to the lives we support, Makaton helps everyone who lives with a communication difficulty to understand and be understood. CCL staff and students planned to complete a 'mini-makahike' and song with Makaton to fundraise for The Makaton Charity between [...]

2020-05-29T16:35:38+01:00May 27th, 2020|

CCL’s Shrove Tuesday Makaton Club

CCL's Speech and Language Therapist Nichola hosted February's Makaton Club, with this months theme being Pancakes Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club at the local Tesco Community Centre to learn and practice Makaton signs. In celebration of Shrove Tuesday, this months theme was Pancakes. Learners learnt and practised signs for different toppings including; [...]

2020-02-28T08:47:41+01:00February 28th, 2020|

CCL’s Independent Living Suite

CCL students' design and create a new Independent Living Suite to practice and learn valuable daily living skills. The students at the Grafton Centre have been working hard over the last couple of months to design and create a space that can be used to develop their daily living skills. Led by Becky McGuiness (Personal Tutor) and supported by Pete Alvis [...]

2020-02-24T14:13:47+01:00February 24th, 2020|

CCL’s Strictly Come Dancing Charity Ball 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 [...]

2020-02-24T09:11:02+01:00February 19th, 2020|

CCL’s Chinese New Year Makaton Club

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

2020-02-04T16:17:23+01:00January 30th, 2020|