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Chuck out your consoles!

And when you do, please send them to us… …because at FUN we’re on the lookout for unloved or unwanted video consoles that are gathering dust in the spare room or are no longer in use after an upgrade to the latest shiny new box. So if you have any Playstations, X-Boxes, Nintendos of all shapes and sizes, or even “vintage” video consoles from
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New Staff join in the FUN!

Link and Youth Service Co-ordinator Families United Network are delighted to announce and welcome Stephen Swaine to the FUN family. Stephen will be joining us from 2 December as the Link and Youth Service Co-ordinator working alongside Jenni Hammond (Activities Manager), to initiate the first clusters of the Link project in early 2014. Stephen will be joining us for some days over the October Holiday
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Staffing Update

Ron Overton has left Families United Network with immediate effect.  We thank him for his contribution and we can reassure our members, supporters and colleagues that the Board and Staff are continuing to provide the high quality services that our members need. This week we have been interviewing a high standard of applicants for the Link & Youth Services Coordinator.  We will keep you informed
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Comedy Night in Dunstable

And a FUN time was had by all! The Comedy Night  3rd October 2013 The Comedy Night last night was a fantastic event and raised over £1100 for Families United Network. Organised once again by Julia and Brian Higgins, with support from the FUN office and especially Diane Rhodes, we were treated to a show featuring a number of Brian’s pals and contacts who
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Volunteering for FUN this summer

We speak to some FUN volunteers who were involved in our Summer Holiday Club.
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Our Youngest Skydiver – Lewis Holmes

Lewis is 16 years old, and brother to Lily Holmes.  Lewis wanted to do a skydive for his sisters favourite place – FUN. Lewis raised an incredible £250.00 for FUN. Thank you to everyone who sponsored him Well done Lewis.

Sarah’s Cycle Challenge

On Sunday 30 June Sarah Walker cycled 60K in a Cycle Challenge Race at the Woburn Cycletta raising funds for FUN. Sarah completed the course in 3 hours 16 minutes (with three stops along the way). Victoria Pendleton started the cycle race and there were over 700 ladies participating in 3 different races. The weather was amazing and the scenery in Woburn and the surrounding villages was beautiful. Most importantly
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Down at the farm

Judith and Malcolm Day (Members of FUN) arranged a day for friends and family to come together to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. They asked for donations to FUN instead of receiving presents and gifts. It was a great day out for all that attended, with bouncy castles and entertainer for the children, which gave the adults time to chat, catch up and enjoy
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Curry Night fundraiser

Julia Higgins (Member of Families United Network & The Board) held a fundraising Curry Night at Miraj in Luton on 24 June 2013. It was a full house at the Miraj with no spare seats, and with friends and family. Everyone that attended had a great time, great food, great company raising funds for a great charity. The evening raised an impressive £455 through ticket and raffle sales.
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The FUN summer 2013 programme

The FUN summer 2013 programme is now available to download. We’ve got two Holiday Clubs, trips and other activities planned for a packed summer of FUN. Download our 2013 summer programme Keep in touch with FUN If you want to keep in touch with the latest FUN news and events either keep checking our website or subscribe to our new monthly newsletter. Please send us
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