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CLOSURE OF FUN SERVICES FOR JANUARY 2021

Dear Members, Given the recent increases in Covid19 cases in our area, it is with great regret that the FUN Trustees have taken the difficult decision to suspend all face-to-face services during January 2021. This means that there will be no services running from the FUN Activity Centre during January.  This decision will be reviewed again by the Trustees on 18th January 2021 and
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Tier 4 F.U.N is still open

Following the latest government announcements today, we are pleased to confirm that all of our clubs and services over the Christmas period will be going ahead as planned – so that we can continue to provide as much support to our members as possible. However, please remember that if anyone in your household has symptoms or has tested positive for Covid19 , then all
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FUN Christmas & New Year Dates

FUN HQ and the Office will be open on selected dates/times throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Please see the poster below for full details….. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team at Families United Network!


JOIN OUR TEAM!

FUN are looking for an enthusiastic and lively Adult Services Assistant for our new program of Adult Service Skills Workshops Running on a Thursday 9am to 3.30pm Term-Time (6.5 Hours) at FUN HQ Are you the right person for the job?Do you have: • Professional experience in interacting/teaching adults with additional needs and disabilities •A strong desire and commitment in promoting disabled adults individual needs,
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Holiday Club Live! Activity boxes….


Holiday Club LIVE! BOOK NOW!

FUN Members! Don’t forget to book your Holiday Club Live!Session……..Join us on Thursday 29th October for a Holiday Club Live! session via online Zoom!! There are 2 sessions on offer – 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm FUN members can book via our website on the bookings page https://familiesunitednetwork.org.uk/holiday-club-bookings/ or call FUN HQ on 01582 420800 Bookings close at 12noon on Friday 23rd October 2020


YOUTH CLUB NEWS

YOUTH CLUB IS RETURNING TO FUN HQ! As of 5th October 2020, our FUN Youth Club sessions will no longer be online and will return to FUN HQ. Members can book and pay for their sessions online via our website or pay on arrival at Youth Club – CASH ONLY PAYMENTS PLEASE.  Sessions cost £5.00 per child. Youth Club sessions are for children aged
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Cancellation of Saturday Club on 25th April 2020 and 9th May 2020

Following the UK Governments announcement this week to extend the lockdown by a further 3 weeks it has been decided by staff and the Board of Trustees that we will have to continue to cease running services at FUN. Sadly, this will affect our Saturday Club Respite care and unfortunately, we have had no option but to cancel Saturday Club for 25th April 2020
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Member Update 20/04/2020

Hi All Following the Government’s advice this week to extend the lockdown by a further 3 weeks it has been decided by staff and the Board of Trustees that we will have to continue to cease running services at FUN. This has been a hard decision to make and one that has not been taken lightly.  We understand that the stresses and strains of
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Once a day exercise rule relaxed for people with autism and learning disabilities

The government has now relaxed its ‘once a day’ exercise rules for people with autism and other learning disabilities. The NAS explains here  https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/media-centre/news/2020-04-09-guidance-on-exercise-coronavirus Government guidance is here:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do#can-i-exercise-more-than-once-a-day-if-i-need-to-due-to-a-significant-health-condition