The Bungee is back!

On Monday 5th May the Newbury Gastro Pub have organised another Bungee Jump event in Newbury Market Place in aid of West Berkshire Mencap. All funds raised will go towards maintaining and expanding their high quality services for local people with learning disabilities and their families. We are very excited about our second bungee jump …

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Thomas Eggar’s Staff Come up Trumps for West Berkshire Mencap

West Berkshire Mencap’s Bubble Club children service users all received a present at their Christmas Party this year due to the kindness and generosity of the staff at Thomas Eggar in Newbury. Thomas Eggar arranged for all their staff to bring in suitable items for presents and the response was amazing, with enough items being …

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Pushpinder Saini QC and Tom Mountford

A huge thank you to Pushpinder Saini QC and Tom Mountford for nominating West Berkshire Mencap to receive a substantial donation. Tom used to volunteer at West Berkshire Mencap and his mother is Vice Chair of our charity. This money will be used to help provide great quality services for people with learning disabilities and …

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West Berkshire Mencap’s Fundraising Volunteer of the Year

On the 17th December West Berkshire Mencap’s Chief Executive Leila Ferguson and Fundraising Manager Carrie-Anne Ferrie visited ADP Dealer Services International in Hungerford to present their ‘Fundraising Volunteer of the Year’ award to one of ADP’s employees Stuart March. The presentation had been arranged in complete secret with Stuart’s managers Andrew Chetland and Andy Mason …

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Dominos Pizza

WBM Children’s Services held a recent party to thank all our volunteers without whom we would not be able to run all of our services. Many thanks go to Dominos Pizza in Northbrook Street who kindly donated 10 large delicious pizzas to feed these hungry teenagers. They were very well received indeed. Dominos have supported …

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L Interiors

To celebrate the birth of Price William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s first child, Prince George, L Interiors (the only shop in the village of Bucklebury where the Duchess of Cambridge spent her formative years) commissioned a limited editing mug to mark the occasion. The mug has been sold in the shop and online, with …

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Growing For All – Where the Festive Magic Happens!

We have so many wonderful services and one of our most amazing and wonderful services is Growing for all. This project aims to provide a real work environment for adults with learning disabilities within a sheltered greenhouse and garden environment at Cottesmore Park. This month the Growing for All team have been exceptionally busy as …

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Christmas at West Berkshire Mencap!

Christmas – That Fantastic Festive Time of Year! Well it has been quite a long time since our last post but that has been because we have been up to so many amazing things! An Ideal Christmas Present and Great Christmas Cards! One of the the things we have been up to is creating our …

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Nandos

Nandos have kindly offered to support West Berkshire Mencap as their local charity in Newbury and the staff are eagerly awaiting the opening on 31st October