Andrew Blackwell, captain of the Wilmslow Golf Club, Ian Barsted, a volunteer from Barclays, Geoff Owen and Helen Blackwell, from Wilmslow Golf Club and Jo Barber from Seashell Trust.

F&G Commercials putt themselves into first place at golf day

15th September 2015

The Seashell Trust's golf day holed out with an amazing £8,000 raised.

The annual Stableford competition at Wilmslow Golf Club attracted 27 teams from across the North West

Winners were F&G Commercials, with teams from MACE and Arighi Bianchi in second and third place.

Jo Barber, from Seashell Trust, said: “The weather was wonderful, so everyone had a really enjoyable day. We’re really looking forward to welcoming everyone back next year for the golf day’s 21st anniversary on Thursday, September 8.”

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 The Laltex team during their Three Peak Challenge raising money for Seashell Trust

Laltex team conquers three peaks challenge for Seashell

15th September 2015

A team of friends scaled the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales to raise money for Seashell Trust.

Carl Price, Alex White and Catherine Tye took on the National Three Peaks Challenge over three days.

Carl, finance controller at the the import and distribution firm Laltex, based in Leigh, said: “I turned 40 earlier this year and wanted to mark the year with something, so decided upon this challenge and raise some money along the way.

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Kate Russell, technology reporter and blogger; Rachael Moat; judge Anahid Basmajian; and Mark Walker from AbilityNet

Top tech award for Seashell music volunteer

23rd July 2015

A Seashell Trust volunteer has won a top technology award for her work with profoundly disabled children.

Rachael Moat, a Stockport-based clarinet teacher and musician, has been named Tech4Good's IT Volunteer of the Year. She was nominated for developing low-cost customised music technology, in order to encourage the students at Royal School Manchester to interact with their surroundings.

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Craig Sellers' family and friends after the Color Run

Team Sellers takes on Color Run for CADS

15th July 2015

Family and friends took part in the 'happiest 5k on earth' to celebrate the life of colourful character Craig Sellers who died suddenly earlier this year.

A group of around 30 people joined in the Color Run where runners are bombarded with brightly coloured powder around the 5km course at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

They were raising money in memory of business owner Craig, from Greave, Woodley, who died in January aged 50.

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Craig Sellers' family and friends after the Color Run

Team Sellers takes on Color Run for CADS

15th July 2015

Family and friends took part in the 'happiest 5k on earth' to celebrate the life of colourful character Craig Sellers who died suddenly earlier this year.

A group of around 30 people joined in the Color Run where runners are bombarded with brightly coloured powder around the 5km course at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

They were raising money in memory of business owner Craig, from Greave, Woodley, who died in January aged 50.

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Seashell Trust student Evie Gilbert with Mr Tumble

CBeebies star Mr Tumble says hello to Seashell students

10th July 2015

Seashell Trust students played host a very special visitor – Cbeebies star Mr Tumble.

His alter-ego children's tv presenter Justin Fletcher is credited with bringing disability awareness to the fore on children's television through his groundbreaking Something Special show, featuring young guests with disabilities and teaching viewers sign language.

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Sodexo team on route to completing the Three Peaks Challenge

Sodexo staff rise to Three Peaks Challenge

07th July 2015

A team from Sodexo and Astra Zeneca took on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Seashell Trust.

Walkers have 24 hours to scale the three largest mountains in the UK, beginning in Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis, driving on to Scafell Pike and finishing with Mount Snowdon.

After ascending a total of 3,407 metres and travelling 462 miles, the eight members of staff from the facilities management company completed the challenge in 23 hours 45 mins.

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 Pictured are: Winners Andy Royle, Ben Pierce, Jeff Wheelans, Martin Barlow from Didsbury Golf Club with club captain Fred Finley

Golf club captain cards £3,000 from charity comp

29th June 2015

Big-hearted golfers swung into action to support the Seashell Trust.

Fred Finley used his Captain's Charity Day at Didsbury Golf Club to raise much-needed funds for our students.

Some 24 teams took to part in the fourball better ball competition with club members Andy Royle, Ben Pierce, Jeff Wheelans, Martin Barlow (pictured with their prize of new golf shoes and Fred Finley) holing out winners.

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Arabian Nights Summer Ball raises £44, 000

25th June 2015

Seashell Trust's guests indulged their senses at this year's Arabian Night's themed annual Summer Ball. 

Guests were greeted by a belly dancer from Ri Ri's Dance Academy as they posed for the photographer. 

The dinner raised an amazing £44, 000 thanks to the generous attendees on the night. 

The guests were treated to performances from Ri Ri's Dance Academy belly dancer, the band Right Stuff 3000 and specialist shisha style cocktails from Mr Flavour, all compered by the amazing Paul Sleem. 

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 Visually impaired student Mohsin Jalil and learning support assistant Peter McKernan enjoying a cuddle with Josh the buddy dog

Josh the guide dog buddies up with students

23rd June 2015

Our students have made a new friend in former guide dog Josh.

The charity Guide Dogs run a buddy programme which provides specially trained dogs to help increase communication, physical activity and social inclusion for visually impaired children and young people.

Practising with Josh, they can learn animal care skills in preparation for possibly owning a guide dog themselves.

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Alan Whitehead and Charles Hammersley from Lyme 41 present cheque to Seashell Trust

Lyme 41's charity screening is big box office for trust

09th June 2015

Lyme 41 Club has donated £761 to Seashell Trust after a charity screening of the Second Best Marigold Hotel.

The money from the Disley branch of the Round Table's big brother group will fund a day of one-to-one support for ten children with disabilities at the Children's Able and Disabled Sports (CADS) clubs after school and during the holidays.

All the activities are inclusive, meaning all children no matter what their abilities can participate.

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Robert Watson is looking forward to a charity parachute jump for Seashell Trust.

Painter jumps at chance to skydive for Seashell

09th June 2015

A painter and decorator is jumping at the chance to throw himself out of a plane to raise money for Seashell students.

Robert Watson, 43, of Chelford Road, Sale, works for Sodexo at the AstraZeneca's Macclesfield Campus and is planning his skydive in Whitchurch, Shropshire in July.

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