This week, Apex staff have embraced all that is festive. Inspired by Save the Children’s campaign, we have been modelling our Christmas jumpers to help raise funds for local causes. Although a national charity, our hearts are in our communities and, as this is where we invest our time and energy on a daily basis,…
Apex Stranraer News
Each year it is a privilege to be able to look back and see how much has been accomplished over the past 12 months. This year’s Annual Report highlights our involvement at a local level, showing not only how much our communities across the country appreciate our contribution, but also how much it means to…
Throughout the month of February, the Employability Fund group in Stranraer set up a pop-up charity shop with the aim of raising money for Wigtownshire Women’s Aid.
On the 11th December Apex Stranraer held their annual Christmas dinner for homeless and unemployed people at St John’s Episcopal Church.
Apex Scotland is delighted to have been awarded the title ‘Centre of Excellence’ in recognition of our outstanding practice in running ASDAN courses. The nomination was made by Regional Managers at ASDAN and reflects commitment to celebrating success and rewarding achievement of both learners and those working with them. Apex’s nomination was made specifically in…
Apex Stranraer recently held our annual awards ceremony. We invited service users to come and celebrate their achievements throughout the year.
Apex Stranraer’s U Turn group have joined forces with Stranraer YMCA to tend to the town’s flower beds. An appeal was sent out by the council to look for groups who could help plant and maintain them throughout the town. Due to budget constraints the council are unable to maintain as many as in previous years. This is an excellent example of partnership working and Apex volunteers giving something back to the local community.
Apex Stranrer have recently launched a hot food drop in on a Tuesday and a Thursday.
U Turn clients have come to the rescue of a local garden that had been vandalized. The group had already been in doing some work at the garden in preparation for an open day when the following weekend it was badly vandalized.
Apex Stranraer’s Moving In project has been awarded £4600 by tenants of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) who are on the the organisations District Management Committee. The money will help DGHP tenants by providing them starter packs to get up and running when they get the keys to their new properties.