A sunny September day was perfect for our latest excursion to the South Lakes Safari Zoo near Dalton-in-Furness.
Everyone had a great time when we returned to the Calvert Trust in the Lake District for another weekend of activities and adventure! We had such a great time last year so we couldn’t wait for another opportunity to stay at this wonderful location in the northern Lakes. We were away from Friday 11th – […]
On Wednesday 25th April we took twelve Fairoak tenants to see the amazing ‘This is Elvis’ tribute show at the Liverpool Empire. It really was a fantastic show, such a great spectacle to see and wonderful music to hear. The tenants had a fabulous time and everyone got up and dancing to the king of […]
It’s a strike! Or at least it was for a group of Fairoak tenants on a brilliant day out in Carlisle. What better way to beat the post-Christmas blues than smashing down the pins at the bowling alley! Fourteen tenants made the trip up to Carlisle, along with three of the team from Fairoak. “We […]
Are you looking for an excuse to burn of some of the excesses of the festive season? Do you enjoy walking with groups? Fairoak are seeking a volunteer to run a little social walking group for our tenants in Kendal, perhaps just one early evening each month, or once a fortnight when the weather starts […]
Just a quick update from our recent wine tasting fundraising evening, the winner of the signed Manchester United pennant was Dean from the Cumberland Building Society here in Kendal. The pennant was very kindly donated by the Manchester United Foundation and is signed by first team players Ashley Young, Chris Smalling, David de Gea and […]
The staff and Trustees of Fairoak Housing Association were delighted to welcome 100 of South Lakeland’s business people at a fundraising wine and cheese tasting event at the Castle Green Hotel on Friday 10th November. All of the tickets were sold in advance and everyone arrived eager to enjoy the selection of lovely red and […]
Dancing is something which can be enjoyed by everyone, whatever your age or ability, and we’re delighted to have DanceSyndrome running sessions for us at the Brewery Arts Centre throughout the coming months. All DanceSyndrome activities are inclusive and suitable for everyone. They are run by trained dancers, both with and without learning disabilities, who […]
We’ve all had a fantastic time at our Halloween party this afternoon! We were joined by the brilliant local artist Jess Aughton who came along and painted our faces. As well as the great face painting, there was creative pumpkin carving, Halloween biscuit decorating and various spooky games for us all to play!
Fairoak Housing Association announce an exciting development of supported living accommodation in one of Kendal’s historic buildings. Fairoak Housing Association was established in 2001 and is an independent charity that provides a wide range of accommodation for people with learning disabilities across the North of England. In early October they completed a deal to purchase […]