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Dunwood Park Cafe: Makeover Magic

It has been another busy week for staff and clients ahead of the opening of our new venture, Dunwood Park Cafe on Monday, March 11th. On Wednesday woodwork clients from The Boathouse came along with Pure’s woodwork...

Posted 28 Feb 2019

Dunwood park Cafe woodwork tam load up van with tools

Volunteering Information Days at The Kitchen!

Are you interested in investing some of your time into helping others, but you’re not sure if volunteering role is right for you? We can help! We will be offering one-to-one information and advice at The...

Posted 21 Feb 2019

volunteer smiling with Pure client with her ceramic artwork

Ten Pin Bowling: Fun For All

There’s nothing quite like the fun of ten pin bowling: the atmosphere, the rumbling thunder of the ball, that mighty clatter as it smashes through the pins. Strike? Yay! It is a simple joy that...

Posted 20 Feb 2019

One client helps another in a wheelchair at the ten pin bowling alley

Goal! Bobbie’s Success at Hotel Football

Bobbie was  anxious about starting her work placement at supercool Hotel Football. Don’t we all feel a little nervous about meeting new colleagues and learning new roles? But Bobbie was on our Media City Supported...

Posted 18 Feb 2019

Intern Bobbie lays out stationery at Hotel Football.

Dragons and Noodles: Chinese New Year with Pure.

What a cracker! We celebrated Chinese New Year today with a fabulous Oriental feast under the gaze of this  magnificent fiery fellow, hand-crafted by Pure clients. Everyone enjoyed tasty noodles with black bean sauce, egg...

Posted 06 Feb 2019

The Boathouse Woodwork: A Hit With The Locals!

Our woodwork project is a hit with the locals! Customers often come by while they’re at The Boathouse Café in Oldham’s Alexandra Park to buy the group’s wooden hand-made products. They also put in personal...

Posted 01 Feb 2019

Snow & Hot Choc at Vernon Park

The youngsters certainly enjoy a snow day! Vernon Park is always a magnet for fans of sledging when the white stuff falls and we just had to show you these scenes from outside our cafe...

Posted 30 Jan 2019

People out sledging in Vernon Park.

Poignant Story of Suzie’s Fab Cat Cushion

Here is Suzie with the gorgeous cat-shaped cushion she has made. But this lovely cushion is not just of any  cat. This is Max, Suzie’s much loved pet, who sadly passed away. Losing pets is...

Posted 28 Jan 2019