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  • VACANCY: Trustee

    CLAPA is looking for a new Trustee to join its Board and help CLAPA through this exciting period as we implement our strategy: Involve, Support, Improve. We would like to recruit someone who has knowledge and experience of charity fundraising and has ideally worked within the voluntary sector. We are also keen to recruit someone currently living in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Meetings are four times a year and travel expenses are paid.

  • Rachel’s Story

    It's the 9th March 2015, the day we have been waiting for. I had been induced two days prior due to high blood pressure, but today will be the day we meet our baby. The little baby we have been so desperately trying for for the past 3 years. We had our first child in 2010, a healthy (big) baby, Ella-Rose Corbin. She has been desperate to become a big sister for as long as I can remember; blowing out birthday candles wishing for a sibling that she could love, cuddle and feed. Today was going to be that day, except it's going to be a little different to how we had all imagined...

  • Happy Faces Fife OCTOBER meet up

    9 Oct 2016 14:00 - 9 Oct 2016 16:00

    Happy Faces Fife OCTOBER meet up

    Our Happy Faces Groups are for children who were born with a cleft and their families and those who are expecting a baby who will be born with a cleft.

  • Happy Faces Warwick October meet up

    14 Oct 2016 10:00 - 14 Oct 2016 12:00

    Happy Faces Warwick October meet up

    Happy Faces Warwick will meet for the second time on Friday 14th October and every second Friday of the month after that.