Happy Halloween

We've all been joining in, in a variety of  ways, with the celebration of the day that is Halloween.  Top marks must go to our resident witch (in the nicest possible sense..), Sue Williams, team leader in one of our houses who's been wearing a fabulous outfit complete with green feather eyelashes and has led a fun-packed day for the children and young people staying here over the school and college holidays.  

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Our Signing Choir at PZ Cussons Sponsorship of the Halle

Dominic Tinner, Head of Fundraising

I spent a delightful evening last week at Manchester Airport, alongside our Chief Executive, Mark Geraghty, when we attended PZ Cussons’ official announcement of their Diamond sponsorship of the Hallé.   We were so proud of our college students who joined the PZ Cussons choir as they ‘signed’ Somewhere Over The Rainbow to a packed house of distinguished guests. 

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Our new build houses are coming along nicely...

The first phase of our new build is starting to emerge from behind the scaffolding and concrete and clay and staff and students are getting excited as they get a better idea of where they will be soon be living and working.

By Christmas the building work should be complete then there's the interiors to fit out and finalise.  

Once the houses are ready we will have a period of transition where those students moving as part of this first phase become familiar with their new living space and by Easter we hope that everyone will have settled in.    

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