Central England News

News and updates from across every CLAPA region

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA from the Outside

    22 Aug 2016

    Hi! I'm CLAPA's new Communications Assistant, new in two sense, firstly Communications Assistant is a new position for CLAPA, as far as I know I'm the first in CLAPA's long history (we turned 37 this year) and secondly I've only been here for maybe 3 months!

  • Exclusive Interview with Kieran West – 2001

    12 Aug 2016

    An interview with Kieran West Below is an interview with Kieran West, an Olympian who competed in the Men's 8 rowing in several Olympics, winning a gold medal in 2000. The interview is from the 2001 edition of our old magazine 'Left Clip'.

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA in the Middle

    12 Aug 2016

    What a summer it has been so far for CLAPA in the Central region! I hope you’ll read with me to find out what has been happening across the East and West Midlands (as well a bit of Yorkshire!)…..

  • New TV show seeking Participants

    8 Aug 2016

    Remarkable Television are producing a new programme for Channel 4, looking to empower people who feel nervous around make-up

  • Staff Blog |

    CLAPA Moving Forward

    5 Aug 2016

    Chris talks about his week, CLAPA's Adult services, and the new Northern Ireland Branch.

  • Fundraising Stories | Fundraising: Challenges | Fundraising: Cycling | Your Stories |

    #FundraisingFriday: Zoe’s Blog

    29 Jul 2016

    If you follow us on Twitter, you might remember us in the CLAPA office getting really excited following the story of 10 students and their teachers from Queen’s School Girls Chester, who cycled 120 miles, to raise over £1400 (and the figure’s still rising!) for CLAPA. This #FundraisingFriday we want to share Zoe’s fundraising journal with you.

  • Trent Network Family Day!

    20 Jul 2016

    Open to all patients under the Trent Cleft Lip and Palate service. This will be the first Trent Cleft Network Family Day at Sherwood Pines.

  • Vacancies |

    VACANCY: Trustee

    11 Jul 2016

    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.

  • Fundraising Stories | Fundraising: Challenges | Fundraising: Cycling |

    #FundraisingFriday: The Queen’s School Cyclists

    8 Jul 2016

    You thought the Tour de France was good? It's ‪#‎FundraisingFriday‬, and this week we're celebrating the girls from The Queen's School, Chester

  • Fundraising Stories | Fundraising: Community | Your Stories |

    #FundraisingFriday: Leon Banks

    17 Jun 2016

    For this week’s #FundraisingFriday we really wanted to share this super cute story from Leon, who got in touch with a letter to tell us how he and his family chose to fundraise for CLAPA.