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Autumn 2018

Emmaus Cambridge show their solidarity to Snakehall

A farm-changing £6,000 has been donated to The Prospects Trust resulting from a solidarity partnership with Emmaus Cambridge. Earlier in the year, Emmaus Cambridgeshire’s Companions selected us as their Solidarity Partner for 2018.  The Trust have been hosting monthly volunteering days from Emmaus Companions, providing some much needed helping hands on our busy farm and giving them some interactive work experience.  Emmaus held a solidarity sale on Saturday 29th September at it’s second-hand shop in Landbeach. The shop, which is stocked with pre-loved items from generous members of the public, welcomed a large number of customers, who purchased furniture, clothing, household goods and much more, with all takings from the day going to The Prospect Trust. For more details about Emmaus please visit Emmaus Cambridge’s Website

Spooky Snakehall 2018 – A Hair Raising Fund Raising was a Hoot!

What a treat to trick so many on our dark and spooky farm site this Halloween.  We transformed our organic acreage into a Zombie filled farm and welcomed unsuspecting families, co-workers and general public through our gates for a bone chilling night of scares (and giggles).  With the help of the Templars 1st Baldock Cubs and lots of volunteers this annual spook-tacular raised well over £1000 for The Prospects Trust and was a total scream.  See you at the next one in 2020 if you dare?

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on the Farm and Farmer Mark Live on Air Sunday 11th November

We are really excited to be featured on Chris South’s BBC Radio Cambridgeshire show on Sunday 11th November listen in from 10am to hear Farmer Mark and Fundraising Maz talk about the roots of The Prospects Trust and our plans to mark our 30th anniversary milestone of “growing differently” in 2019. To view schedule: BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Link.

Transition Event 15th November 2018 9:30 to 4:00 pm

Come meet The Prospects Trust team talking about supported placements and opportunities for people with disabilities at the Transition Event (East) this November

The Transition Event East is the East of England’s dedicated conference and exhibition on the future of young adults with additional needs.Offering inspirational stories and essential practical advice, the Transition Event East helps parents/carers, teachers and practitioners supporting disabled young adults navigate the path to adult services, with the aim of securing a successful future.

Speakers will share their knowledge about Education, Health and Care Plans, finding meaningful employment and choosing the right kind of housing to make your young person as independent as possible.

In between hearing all the advice and information you need, you can get to know other delegates and explore our exhibition of organisations offering local and national products and services for young people with disabilities.  Transition Event Information & to secure your place click here.