Celebrating our Volunteers

On Friday 10 September an afternoon tea was held at The Orrell Trust to recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of our volunteer team. Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do at The Orrell Trust. Their energy, enthusiasm, and commitment is crucial to the success of our projects and activities. It is no exaggeration to say that we couldn’t do what we do without their support. Our team of volunteers work with The Orrell Trust in a rich variety of ways. From supporting our projects with older people, our Jolly Soap Opera Mob, and our [...]

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Introduction to British Sign Language

This combined training will offer the opportunity to gain knowledge about the barriers D/deaf people face and the basic skills necessary to communicate effectively with D/deaf people. Each week skills and knowledge will be built on. Signs will be taught, based on everyday topics such as greeting, introductions, family, food, home etc. The students will be encouraged to communicate with each other using BSL, to help improve receptive and productive skills. This six week course runs on Wednesday evenings, 6-7pm, from 28 July. Register by email or by telephone 0151 933 2116 Delivered by the Deafness Resource Centre [...]

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introduction to British Sign Language

Clinical Pilates

Join us for a free six-week course of Pilates especially designed for those living with back and neck pain, recovering from injury or surgery, or post natal. Tuesdays, 1:30 - 2:30pm, beginning 29 June 2021 at St John & St James Church and Community Centre, Bailey Drive, Bootle. The benefits of Pilates include: Greater muscle strength and endurance improving physical ability. Increase in mobility and flexibility Better posture reduction in stress levels Improvements in sleep patterns Weight management Reduction in pain in joints and spine Helps clear the mind Register by email or telephone 0151 933 2116 Supported [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clinical Pilates

We are recruiting

The Orrell Trust is looking for a self-motivated and innovative person to become our Children & Young Peoples Development Officer. You will lead the development of our offer to children and young people in the local community. You will work creatively with new and existing partners to develop and deliver projects for children and young people that promote wellbeing and support them in reaching their full potential. Working alongside sessional worker(s) and volunteers you will create safe and supportive environments where young people will learn to: Treat themselves and others with kindness and respect. Discover new ideas and activities that [...]

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Card and Memory Book Making

A wonderful card and memory book making course is beginning at The Orrell Trust on Monday 7 June. Taking place over six weeks you will learn the skills to produce high-quality card and gifts from an expert tutor. The course runs weekly on Monday afternoons, 12 Noon - 2PM. Please contact the office to find out more or register: 0151 933 2116 Click here to view the flyer

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exciting Times for The Orrell Trust

The Orrell Trust has a double celebration this week as it reopens its doors to the public once more. Alongside the joy of finally emerging from lockdown, they are also celebrating a generous grant from The National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund. The grant, worth £187,841 over three years, means security for The Orrell Trust’s projects and activities that combat social isolation and loneliness in older people, and for The Jolly Soap Opera Mob, a much-loved social group for disabled young adults. The money also allows them to expand and develop their work with children and young people, a group [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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