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Children's Respite Trust

In safe hands

Children's Respite Trust

In Safe Hands

Children's Respite Trust

The East Sussex Children's Respite Centre

Children's Respite Trust

Advocacy Support for Families

The children that we look after enjoyed a magical weekend at Winter Wonderland with the Teddy Bear Run at Ardingly South of England Showground. The weekend began with many helpers and volunteers wrapping presents and creating an enchanted forest of Christmas trees, leading the way to Santa’s Grotto. Along the route there was a Teddy’s…

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Thank you so much to Julie Eltham of Athena Sussex South East for raising £660 for the Trust by walking 100 miles in October. Julie began her challenge whilst on holiday and actually walked more than 100 miles over the month!   For someone who doesn’t like walking, this was the perfect challenge for Julie…

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Wow – where do we start! The Firework Ball was an incredible evening, raising a huge £63,000 for the Trust. We are simply blown away by your support and cannot thank everyone enough. We had 17 amazing sponsors LMDB Accountants, HPC Classics, Aspray Limited, DT Decorators, CBL Fastenings, W. Bruford – The Beacon, Eastbourne JPC…

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Children's Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night raises £3,500

What a fantastic night it was at last night’s Children’s Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night. Great comedy, great company and a fantastic total raised for Charity: £3,570! We’re so grateful, as we can do an awful lot for our children and families with that. Thank you so much to everyone who made it possible, not…

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Mixed Feelings about Water Ride

Now that the craziness of the summer holidays has settled down  we’d love to take this opportunity to tell you what we’ve been up to.  Centre Sessions The care team had an incredibly busy summer holidays and the centre was alive with the buzz of coffee morning and afternoons. Parents got to enjoy the peace…

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CRT Family enjoying the family picnic at Middle Farm.

We were delighted to welcome our families to Middle Farm, Lewes for a family picnic this week, kindly funded by the Anne Bickmore Children’s Fund. Children were able to enjoy visiting the sheep, chickens and many more and even got the chance to feed some of them.  As well as enjoying the time spent with…

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AFC Uckfield gets involved with local charity Children's Respite Trust.

Thank you so much to AFC Uckfield Town for their support this coming 2022/2023 season. The club have generously donated season tickets allowing our families to attend home games. We already have some eager fans waiting to use them.  We are incredibly grateful for this as well as the opportunity to hang our banner this…

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Tickets on sale for the Children's Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night supporting for disabled children in Sussex, Kent from Sevenoaks to Eastbourne

Comedy-goers are preparing for another night of laughs at Langney Sports Club in Eastbourne for the Children’s Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night. The line-up is complete and tickets have gone on sale. Canadian funnyman Sean Collins will headline and opening will be Rich Morton, back for a second time after he brought the house down…

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Cheque Presentation from Southern Combination Football League

The Trust has been very lucky to receive a donation of £600 from The Southern Combination Football League. This is an organisation incorporating senior, intermediate, under 23 and youth football clubs.  They cover a wide area incorporating Sussex and Surrey playing within numerous divisions at each level. On the 4th June 2022 they held their…

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Children's Respite Annual Ball

We are incredibly happy to announce that tickets are now on sale for our 10th Annual Masquerade Ball. This year the ball will be taking place on the 5th of November so you can obviously expect a night to remember! The event will once again be hosted at the Winter Gardens in Eastbourne and tickets…

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Team complete Pier to Pier Walk

Thank you so much to Vikram and his team of walkers for taking on their Pier to Pier Challenge in memory of Vikram’s brother Ricky. The group also generously chose to take on this challenge while fundraising for the Trust. They trekked from Brighton to Eastbourne walking for over 7 hours which is an incredible…

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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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