Children's Respite Trust Charity Golf Day 2022

We are thrilled to tell you that the annual Children’s Respite Trust Charity Golf Day, hosted in association with Simple Safety Advice, has once again been a tee-rific success. The event raised a smashing £4,601, so thank you to all those that attended, donated prizes and sponsored. The winning team was Crusader Vehicles followed by…

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Wealden District Council ongoing support

We have been lucky enough to receive ongoing support from Wealden District Council as one of the Chairman‘s chosen charities this year. Gavin and Rachel were today presented with a cheque from the Chairman himself, Mr Ron Reed for £133 which was raised during the Council’s Jubilee celebrations at Pevensey Castle on Thursday 2nd June…

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Children's Respite Trust Easter Extravaganza

We kicked off the school holidays with the Children’s Respite Trust Easter Extravaganza which was jam packed full of fun. We celebrated with a get together for all the families we support at High Hurstwood Village Hall. The afternoon of Easter entertainment was filled with an abundance of activities, games and copious amounts of cake….

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Care packages 2021

The Trust is extremely grateful to the Teddy Bear Run for supplying and delivering Care Packages to our children and their families during December 2021, prior to Christmas. After another tough year for everyone we were so happy that our families were able to receive these amazing care packages funded and put together by the…

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DG Construction Donate Sensory Equipment to the Children's Respite Trust charity in Uckfield East Sussex

We are delighted to be able to start work on the new sensory room at the Children’s Respite Trust Centre in Uckfield. The Trust has been raising funds towards the work that needs to be carried out since the annual Masquerade Ball and so we would like to thank everyone who has contributed including the…

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Winter Masquerade Ball 2021 in Eastbourne for the Children's Respite Trust Charity

Wow, what an amazing night we had on Saturday at our Winter Masquerade Ball. Thank you so much to everyone who joined us at the Ball on 6th November. We hope you had an incredible time. We are pleased to announce that the evening raised an astounding £54,568 and we are completely blown away. The…

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Brewers Decorator Centres supports the Children's Respite Trust Charity in Sussex and Kent

The Brewers Decorator Centres are kindly supporting the Children’s Respite Trust with their recent donation. On the 5th of October, Tony from Brewers visited the centre in Uckfield to hand deliver the incredibly generous £500 cheque. Donations like these are so important to the Trust and they allow us to continue our work supporting the…

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Folkington Manor Hosts the Launch of the Racetrack Run Charity Rally for the Children's Respite Trust in Sussex and Kent

We are delighted to announce that entries for the 2022 Racetrack Run are now live. We were joined by car enthusiasts from across the region for the Launch event led by Councillor Ron Reed, Chairman of Wealden Council, at a ceremony at Folkington Manor. Cars attending ranged from family saloons to supercars and classics. Several…

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Thank you to everyone who came to the Trust’s Summer Comedy Night on the 30th July 2021. The fantastic line-up included Paul Pirie, Steve Hewlett and Imran Yusuf and hosted by Oi Oi Comedy’s Jim Grant. A sell-out crowd enjoyed a night of laughs raising £2,825 in the process. Our sincere thanks go to everyone…

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Swinging Success of Children's Respite Trust Charity Golf Day with Simple Safety Advice in Edenbridge, Kent.

We are delighted to declare the Trust’s Annual Charity Golf Day a swinging success. Held in association with Simple Safety Advice, the event raised a fantastic £3,000 – thank you so much to everyone who attended. The Winners The winning team was led by Clive Tappenden and the individual winner was J Williamson, from the…

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Sussex Children's Charity Masquerade Ball Tickets on Sale

We are delighted to announce that the Masquerade Ball tickets for 2021 are now LIVE! Tickets are sure to sell-out, so grab yours now over at the Masquerade Ball 2021 page. This will be the first event at the Winter Garden in Eastbourne since its closure for a major refurbishment back in 2018 and we…

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Children's Respite Trust Charity for disabled children in Sussex, Kent from Sevenoaks to Eastbourne

Tickets for the Children’s Respite Trust Comedy Night 2021 are now on sale. Our first indoor event since March 2020 will be the ever-popular Comedy Night with three amazing acts and resident compare Jim Grant. Held at the newly refurbished Langney Sports Club event goers are sure to have a laugh with a great line-up…

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Sweet treats from Apple Green garage

Over the last couple of months, the Trust has been supported by Apple Green Garage in Uckfield who has collected and donated various sweet treats to us. The Garage set up a “donation bin” to enable their customers to purchase goodies for the Trust while buying fuel and other items and leave these in the…

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The Racetrack Run is a new and unique tour of 19 of the UK’s motor racing circuits to raise funds for the Children’s Respite Trust. The 1,650-mile Racetrack Run includes stops at some of UK racing’s most cherished locations over five days departing from Goodwood on Wednesday 23rd June and returning to the Trust’s Respite…

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Christmas Raffle 2020

We are excited to launch our Christmas Raffle! Tickets are £5 each and can be purchased by commenting on our Facebook post or by emailing rachel@crtcharity.org and we will issue you with a ticket number. Payment is to be made via bacs. We have some amazing prizes up for grabs to include a Chocolate Hamper,…

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Children's Repsite Trust Golf Day in Association with Simple Safety Advice

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make our Golf Day a swinging success together with Simple Safety Advice. We’re delighted to report that so far, the socially-distanced event has raised a phenomenal £8,000. I say so far, because the auction remains open until Friday. If you haven’t had a chance to check it…

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Volunteers at the Garden of the Children's Respite Trust in Uckfield

With a little help from our team of volunteers and a very generous donation from Staverton Nursery our garden has had a little make-over! Our annual plants have been replaced with some gorgeous new perennial plants bringing both colour and a sensory experience to our garden. We look forward to seeing these bloom over the…

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Eastbourne Local Lottery

Did you know you can support us via the Eastbourne Local Lottery for as little as £1 per week. Eastbourne Local Lottery was created in 2018 by Eastbourne Borough Council to support community projects in the local area. Tickets are £1 each and 60p from each ticket sale will come directly to us! Each ticket…

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Charity Face Masks

Children’s Respite Trust volunteer, Anne-Marie Prescott, is kindly producing handmade face masks to sell for the Trust. Seamstress Anne-Marie, usually produces wedding veils, but has turned her hand to making masks to raise money for the Charity. She says “So many charities have struggled over the last few months and I fear that some of…

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Winner of the Children's Respte Trust Charity Hamper was Linda Baker of Westways Vending

Congratualtions to Linda Baker, winner of a Luxury Fortnum and Mason Charity Hamper. Thank you so much to everyone who supported the Trust by purchasing tickets for our draw. We are very pleased to announce that the total raised amounted to £320! Our winner of the Charity Hamper was Linda Baker of Westways Vending from…

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