The #OurTown category celebrates projects and organisations that tackle the big issues affecting children across Cheltenham, such as poverty and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
Every Cloud Play & Creative Arts Therapy CIC
Every Cloud provide play-based therapy, allowing children the opportunity to work through their problems in a developmentally appropriate way. Through play and creative activities children can feel free to express themselves in any way they wish.
The Rock welcome children who are experiencing challenging social circumstances and give them opportunities to play, socialise and learn essential life skills. Run by volunteers, their services range from tailored alternative education provision to fun activities such as archery and cooking skills.
Gloucestershire Bundles is a charity providing emergency packs of toiletries, clothing and equipment to pregnant women and families with children up to the age of 16, who find themselves in crisis situations. Their small team of volunteers take donated items that people no longer need in order to provide clothing and equipment to families in need.
Holiday at Home
This summer The Cornerstone Centre, based in the heart of Whaddon, once again welcomed us to ‘travel the world’ from the comfort of home. With different themes every week, families were invited to participate in activities and food from different countries and cultures around the world.