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Julie’s Giving Story

Julie has been with the Trust since 2004, when she started as a Relief Worker at East Court. She fell in love with the place during her many visits with the previous manager to set up some dance...

Mike’s Story

There’s nothing Mike loves more than exploring the world on his bike. He’s well-placed to do it, as his home Northcroft is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by rolling hills and...

Kirsty’s Hive Story

Before coming to Orchard Vale Trust, Kirsty felt like she was going backwards. After leaving school, she didn’t have people her own age to spend time with or talk to. She spent most of her days at...

A Day to Celebrate the Joy of Giving

There’s something about giving to others that just makes us feel good. In fact, a 2008 study by Harvard Business School found that giving money to someone else makes us happier than spending it on...

Trustee Rosie Parr’s Giving Story

I became a trustee of OVT in 2016 and as someone with little previous experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities it has been a privilege for me in this volunteer role to find out...

Welcome Millie – Our New Trust Fundraiser

"I’m so excited to be joining OVT as a Trust Fundraiser. I’ve previously worked in marketing, content writing and research, and I have always enjoyed being in positions that focus on creatively...

Exclusive: Geoff on Art & Creativity

For many people with a learning disability and their families, getting creative has been a way to stay connected and positive through the challenges of last year. Therefore, Learning Disability Week...

Exclusive Interview: Will on Mental Health

What are the positive impacts of working in nature? The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is the benefit of nature on our wellbeing. Many of us engage with nature regularly, whether that...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

An Interview with the OVT Ambassador Dave: Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, themed around how we can all use nature to improve our wellbeing. To start off the week we...

OVT Situation UpdateOrchard Vale Trust’s focus is, as always, ensuring the very best for the Residents who live with us and for the individuals who use our Community and Day services.  From the...
Julie’s Giving Story

Julie’s Giving Story

Julie has been with the Trust since 2004, when she started as a Relief Worker at East Court. She fell in love with the place during her many visits with the previous manager to set up some dance...

read more
Mike’s Story

Mike’s Story

There’s nothing Mike loves more than exploring the world on his bike. He’s well-placed to do it, as his home Northcroft is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by rolling hills and...

read more
Kirsty’s Hive Story

Kirsty’s Hive Story

Before coming to Orchard Vale Trust, Kirsty felt like she was going backwards. After leaving school, she didn’t have people her own age to spend time with or talk to. She spent most of her days at...

read more

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