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Ability B4 Disability

Introduction AB4D is an Essex wide service delivered by SUMMIT and BATIAS in partnership with Essex County Council (ECC). AB4D is for adults with a Learning Disability and Autism, their families and carers. The aim of this service is to provide a flexible platform where people can be empowered to have a voice in their … Continued

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Well Done Marrisa!

We are delighted to share the good news that our volunteer Marrisa has completed her training and has received her City and Guilds Level 2 qualification in advocacy.   She will be a valuable asset for SUMMIT moving forward.

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National Volunteer’s Week

This week is National Volunteers week.   We would like to give thanks to our brilliant team of hard working volunteers.   We couldn’t do it all without your support!!

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SUMMIT Sanctuary

On Saturday 11th May we had a lovely morning with the ladies at SUMMIT Sanctuary learning how to make pottery. What a creative group of ladies you all are!   We would like to say a massive thank you to Julian from “Made by You” for the pottery lesson.   For more pictures from the … Continued

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Oh Yes I Can!

‘Oh Yes I Can!’   Thank you to everyone who took part in our recent Facebook poll. ‘Oh Yes I Can’ has now been awarded a Community Chest Grant. We will be able to help people with a Learning Difficulty to set up their own Facebook account and learn to use Social Media safely. We … Continued

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Essex People’s Parliament

A great morning spent with all our hardworking MEPPs & Ambassadors at our very last Essex People’s Parliament meeting In Chelmsford this morning! These guys have worked so hard over the years, being the voice of adults with a learning disability across Essex and I’m sure will continue to do so in their local communities. … Continued

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The Parliamentary Review

What is the Parliamentary Review? The Parliamentary Review is a series of fiercely independent publications. It reviews the latest events in parliament from a non-partisan perspective, but is wholly independent of government.   It allows private and public sector organisations to share and promote their best practice within policy sectors, with the goal of raising … Continued

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Local Action Group Meetings 2019

Under the current contract, the dates for 2019 LAG Meetings are as follows:   Rochford – Parish Council Rooms, West Street, Rochford SS4 1AS – Friday 8th March at 10:00.   Uttlesford –  Uttlesford District Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4ER – Monday 11th March at 13:30   Tendring – SUMMIT House, 14-16 Orwell Road, … Continued

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