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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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One of the biggest horse races in the world, the Melbourne Cup is falling on Bonfire Night this year.
Enjoy watching the races (and going to see the fireworks!) and remember we're here if you need to discuss problems around gambling. #melbournecup #gamblingaddiction #ara https://t.co/nJAQpFcHnN
Off to Cardiff for a meeting of the @GambleAware Welsh Advisory Panel with the aim of building better services for problem gamblers and those affected by another's gambling. ARA has secured over 25 sites in Wales where you can get help call 0330 134 0286 we can help
As it's #WorldStatisticsDay here's an interesting fact for you: 46% of people in the UK have gambled in the last four weeks. Are you one of them?
If you've ever worried about how much you spend on gambling we'd love to chat and help you to plan a way to change that 0117 930 0282 https://t.co/wH7mCpPtHp
We are grateful to Boots and Holland & Barrett for their generous support of our incentive scheme for housing clients. The donations will provide rewards for our clients who are hitting their recovery milestones. This is a proven method in addiction recovery. #ara #recovery https://t.co/1c7jg6loNu
Good News extended hours for the problem gambling helpline...its 24 hours
Ara Gambling service attended 'Doing things Differently: Supporting Women Away from Crime' summit. Informed approaches on steering women with trauma, addiction issues away from prison and into services that can help them away from crime.
#Blueprint4womenwales #criminaljustice https://t.co/UjtoTPZmNu
Getting out in the fresh air is great for wellbeing and health. Our Ara houses all have gardens for our residents to relax in. Here's some autumnal vegetables currently growing in our Ara gardens.
#pumpkin #autumn #ara #addictionrecovery #charity #gambling #alcohol #recovery4all https://t.co/xJ6cyMy3Jm