Bristol insolvency professionals raised more than £4,000 for Ara’s Arc Café after getting their thinking caps on for a quiz night hosted by accountancy, tax and investment management group Smith & Williamson. The “Nearly Christmas Charity Quiz” has been held by the firm’s restructuring and recovery services department in Bristol for the past six years. This […]
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James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government visited Bristol on 7 November to see the work being funded by the Government’s Rough Sleepers Initiative. June Clarke, Ara’s Housing Services Manager, who co-ordinates the new prison release work as part of this initiative, was invited to meet the Minister at St Anne’s […]
The Board of Trustees at Ara would like to welcome Simon Thompson to the board in the role of Chair. Simon takes over this position due to Ara’s current Chair, Patsy Hudson, standing down at the end of her term of office. At its AGM on 5th November, the Board thanked Patsy for her excellent […]
It is with great pride and pleasure that I send you our new domain name and email address. www.recovery4all.co.uk As you will have seen my email is now email@example.com Ara has been working with some of the most marginalised people in society for over 30 years. We work with those whose lives are affected by […]
25,000 under 18 year olds are problem gamblers in the UK according to The Children and Young People’s Gambling: Research Review (December 2017, Gambling Commission), with approx. 1 in 9, 11-15 year olds illegally gambling every week. These striking statistics form a starting point in dispelling the myth that gambling isn’t a problem for today’s […]
The first ever national conference on problematic gambling in the workplace organised by the construction trade union, UCATT, took place at Manchester Town Hall in November. ARA’s Managing Director Graham England was one of the speakers. For a full report on the conference click here.
ARA’s Connect Psychology service is now at Bradley Stoke Surgery, South Gloucestershire three days a week. Connect Psychology provides cognitive and behavioural therapy for low mood and anxiety related problems. For more information on the service click here
We were delighted that comedian, writer and director Stephen Merchant visited ARA’s Arc Café. The Arc Café, run in partnership with St Mary Redcliffe Church, offers fantastic food to its customers and has a huge impact on the lives of its volunteers. Stephen said , ” People need help to overcome their problems and projects like […]
Treefest is a Christmas Tree festival held at St Mary Redcliffe Church for a full week just before Christmas. The festival raises money for local charities. Businesses, schools , community groups and charitable organisations are invited to provide and decorate Christmas trees. ARA’s Arc Café entered a tree decorated by volunteers. The café also served […]
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A big thanks to staff &volunteers who helped us organise and deliver 1st batch of food packages out to our vulnerable clients yesterday! This will help them to observe social distancing and protect themselves through these troubled times.
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Request for donations of hand sanitiser for our residences!
We are currently unable to get hold of any hand gel. If you have any spare or know of anywhere we could get some, please let us know. Thank you in advance for your help! We are happy to collect. Call us on 01179300282 https://t.co/8MIo1iDbX5
We’re excited to have started a new partnership with @HappyHandbaguk for female clients when they move in with us. They will provide a handbag and shopping bag filled with donations aiming to make life a little easier - toiletries, sanitary products, bath bombs, lip balm etc. https://t.co/58MQM3r25w
Amazing day for ARA at the Senedd, running talks called ‘A conversation about gambling in Wales’. Thank you to Mick Antoniw AM for sponsoring; let’s continue to lead thought leadership together to tackle gambling harms #ARA #gambling #Wales https://t.co/FjXRtBitJw
Happy World Sleep Day from Ara! Don’t sleepwalk in to a gambling addiction; there are around 2 million people in the UK who may be struggling with gambling. If this is you or someone close to you, you’re not alone - Call us on 0330 1340 286 for free and confidential advice #sleep
Great discussions at the Welsh Assembly earlier this week https://t.co/chhUFPksiP
You can do it! Ara supports No Smoking Day, Did you know: just 1 day after quitting smoking, your risk of heart attack begins to decrease. At Ara we passionately believe that people can change and recover. You can contact us on 0330 1340 286 or info @recovery4all.co.uk #smokefree https://t.co/MO08cIxNzg
Happy International Women’s Day! 2 million people in UK may be struggling with gambling, with female clients rising due to the gambling industry targeting women online. Call us on 0330 1340 286 if you or someone you love needs advice on problem gambling #EachforEqual #IWD2020 https://t.co/cWVQj7AQ17
Don't forget to "like" our Ara Gambling Service Facebook page and share to spread the word about our newly expanded service to more people! We now cover the whole of Wales and much of South West England
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