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Country Adventures Family Short Break – August 14thth – 16th 2018 (Tuesday – Thursday)

25 June 2018

A relaxing Short Break of all‐inclusive family activities in the Kent countryside. Aimed especially for children with special needs (5-17 years).*  Programme Outline (NB Final programme depends on choices and needs of participants, once known) Tuesday          12pm onwards.           Arrival, lunch. Explore the garden, games. Swimming (optional) 5.30pm  Dinner           Arts and Crafts. Campfire Wednesday   …

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Are you aged between 13-19 years old and have you ever used Hackney Ark Services?

21 June 2018

We would like to hear from young people about what they think about Hackney Ark services, and what we can do to make it better for them. So, we are recruiting some Hackney Ark Captains to help us do this! The Captains would meet with us throughout the year to help us design new services, change…

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Lost Voice Guy Lee Ridley is crowned the winner after a spectacular grand final

4 June 2018

 LOST Voice Guy Lee Ridley has been crowned the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2018 after a spectacular grand final. Lee, 37, won the title after a tense showdown. He suffers from neurological condition cerebral palsy which means he is unable to speak, so he uses a voice synthesizer to complete his routines. He looked incredibly…

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