A commemoration of the life of Debashish Chakraborty will take place at Asha on Wednesday 25 September from 5 to 6.00 pm – ALL WELCOME

On Tuesday 10th September Godfrey received this devastating news from Debashish’s brother. It is with great sadness that the family of Debashish Chakraborty announces Debashish Chakraborty unnatural death, on Saturday night (7 September 2019) Debashish was missing from home and 8 September was reported to Police from the family. On Monday debasing body was found in

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Tasha’s Challenge

Tasha Zacune, a long-time supporter of Asha, is walking to raise money for the British Red Cross to continue their support for asylum seekers and refugees. Tasha writes: I know the BRC assists many people at ASHA and this is why I decided to complete this challenge of walking 108 miles in September. I have

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A trip to the seaside 31/08/2019

A volunteer reported: ‘Llandudno did not disappoint!  When we arrived, it was windy and cold and the tide was in!  However as soon as the children saw the sea, they rushed towards it and started to play in the waves regardless of the weather.  By lunch time the sun came out and we all had

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Asha sings! 30/08/2018

Led by Penny Vincent supported by Lotika Singha staff, volunteers and users were gathered together for the second impromptu singalong. It was a joyous occasion which lifted everyone’s spirits.  We’re sure that singing together will be similarly invigorating when Penny and Lotika visit the Women and Children’s groups on 13 September. 

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Reach up 23/08/2019

Reach Up 23/08/2019 The project started with 25 participants and ended up with 42! On a Monday for six weeks Sporting Communities in partnership with Coca Cola and UK Youth worked with Asha users on how to prepare to enter the job market.  Four days were inhouse and two were rather different and challenging when

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Going wild at the South West Peak

Day number one of Asha on the south West Peak Project at Gradbach Scout Camp. Team building games. a nature trail, berry picking, getting stuck in the mud and clay modelling. Fantastic day had by all!!! A big thank you to Debbie Rushworth!

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Seeing red

Lydia and Deva receive a very welcome supply of sanitary products delivered by Linda Albut founder and chair of Period Poverty.

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In the nick of time! 09/08/2019

The food store was perilously low on stock when 14 bags of food from a local NCS (National Citizen Service) group was delivered. Not only were the bags pretty, practical and durable they contained Asha’s most wanted items of basmati rice, cooking oil, tinned tomatoes and tuna and cereal.  Four bags have been put aside

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