Devon carers enjoy special day out at Torquay United Football Club

Crossroads Care Torbay, in partnership with Spectrum Housing Group and Torquay United Football Club, hosted a hugely successful day out for local unpaid carers on Saturday 13 April. The special event, which was greatly enjoyed by 26 carers and four support workers aged from 11 to 81, was made possible thanks to a generous £950 donation […]

Spectrum Housing Group grant helps disabled children in Devon

Spectrum Housing Group’s Devon+ Community Forum has responded to a charity appeal in Devon to fund urgently needed sensory equipment, helping disabled and terminally ill children in the county.  Leading UK children’s disability charity Newlife Foundation supports families across the UK through a range of nurse-led services, one of which is the loan of ‘Kit […]

A fond farewell celebration for Spectrum resident in Dorset

A special party was held last week in Gillingham to commemorate the work and dedication of a Spectrum Signpost resident who has recently stepped down as Chair of the Spectrum Residents’ Group following a spell of poor health. Staff, residents and Board members from Spectrum Signpost said a fond farewell to John Radford, who has […]

First Isle of Wight community tree nursery takes shape in Ryde

Staff and volunteers from Spectrum Medina, in association with Natural Enterprise, have built the Isle of Wight’s first community tree nursery as part of the Big Tree Plant project. A former brownfield site at the back of Spectrum’s depot in Ryde has recently been transformed into a temporary home for more than 6,000 trees. The […]

Award given to ‘unsung hero’ of Gunville community

A Spectrum Medina resident from the Isle of Wight who has worked tirelessly to help elderly people in Gunville near Newport has received a special award from the association. Ursula Gray yesterday became the very first recipient of the Spectrum Housing ‘Community Hero’ award in recognition of her extensive work within the neighbourhood, including assisting […]