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Screwfix Foundation

The Screwfix Foundation Families United Network is celebrating after being awarded £5,000 worth of funding from The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and facilities for those in need. The £5,000 has been used to renovate parts of the building, by widening doors and removing small office space that we will open up for all whilst
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Official Opening of FUN Activity Centre

Official Opening of FUN Activity Centre On Saturday 11th June, the official opening of FUN Activity Centre was opened by His Grace the Duke of Bedford.  It was a great day for everyone that has supported to come along and see what FUN has to offer children and young people with disabilities. Due to having over 350 families on our database we had to
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Chequers 26 mile relay marathon

The Chequers 26 mile relay Marathon On Monday 2nd May, 26 willing runners took part in The Chequer’s 26 mile relay marathon. The 26 mile relay marathon held and organised by The Chequers at Westoning raised a massive £2500. The event was well supported with many runners from the local area from young to old, but also our own Stephen Swain, Kirsty Meachem (member)
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Jake completes the London Marathon

Jake completes the London Marathon On Sunday Jake from the Axe & Compass took part in the London Marathon to help raise funds for FUN.  Jake completed the 26.2 miles in an impressive 4 hours and 4 minutes. Everyone at FUN would like to thank you, and we all hope that you are not suffering today. The Axe & Compass have been supporting FUN
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FUN New Centre

FUN New Centre FUN opened their first holiday club today (29th March) from FUN’s New Centre. Members are able to come along from 10.30am – 3.30pm over the Easter holidays to take advantage of the new facilities on offer. FUN sourced a 14998 square feet building back in August, which has been transformed into a centre of excellence for children and young people living
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Thanks to Nigel Martin

Thanks to Nigel Martin aka Santa Everyone from Families United Network would like to say a big thanks to Nigel Martin (Santa) for attending the FUN Xmas Party and surprising all the children by giving out the gifts. Nigel also attended our Santa Breakfast and read the children a story,  again all children received a gift. Nigel is high in demand over Christmas visiting
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Bounce MK

Saturday Club went to Bounce MK on the 5th December 2015.  Thanks to the NCS group “Team Brave Heart)  for fundraising and arranging for a group of young people to have a FUN activity somewhere new. Everyone that attended had a great time. Everyone at FUN would like to say a big thank you to Team Brave Heart for all their efforts and a
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Christmas Card Design Competition

Christmas Card Design Competition FUN would like to Thank all of our participants in the ‘Design a FUN Christmas Card Competition’ we ran at October Holiday Club. We have some talented youngsters and after some discussion, the winner was decided to be Marcus H. This is his design and will feature on all of the cards we send out this festive season.

Special Thanks

Since moving into our new building at Britannia Estate, Leagrave Road, Luton.  FUN has been very fortunate to have received lots of support and help. Gosprey Limited – supplied a hard floor cleaner machine for our use. Fantastic Services – cleaned all of the buildings windows. NCS – Donated their time to paint as well as raise funds for new equipment. Hampstead Interiors –
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Christmas Celebrations

Christmas Celebrations On Tuesday 24th November 2015 our Young Adult Club went out for early Christmas Celebrations to the Pizza Hut in Dunstable.  All that attended had a great evening.