We hosted another DWP Corporate Challenge day on 2nd October, and though it rained hard, the group managed to build hedgehog boxes, harvest and pack veg and tidied up tomato plants in the polytunnel. We also appointed 2 new staff – Simon and Tom – with an award from the Tudor Trust to employ ex-offenders.
On 22nd October, one of our staff, JP, was filmed about the help he received as a disabled person (he has epilepsy) when he was unemployed and of course he thinks he’s a celebrity now! The month ended with an hilarious Halloween Fancy Dress party that we held for local people. Loads of people dressed up, and enjoyed apple bobbing, a Treasure Hunt, Aunt Sally in the stocks and ‘pumpkin’-smashing, as well as roasted chestnuts and refreshments in the café.