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May 26, 2020

Recent findings from the Office for National Statistics, which highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing of people with a disability found that almost half (45%) of disabled adults said they are very worried about the effect that COVID-19 is having on their li...

May 20, 2020

Sarah: "...the true joy of my role is being able to help my clients to live the life they want, one that will be fulfilling to them."

How long have you worked for Field Lane?

I’ve been with Field Lane for seven and half years, five as project manager at Ailsa Road. 

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May 13, 2020

The small things in life can often make the biggest difference. This is very true for our clients, who are seeking to lead more independent and active lives. Covering the cost of a day trip, a music lesson, planting a vegetable garden or redecorating a bedroom - each o...

May 6, 2020

A message from our chair and chief executive

We have all been impacted dramatically by the spread of the Covid-19 virus and that applies equally to the clients and staff at Field Lane.  The situation continues to change very quickly and we have been working hard to resp...

May 5, 2020

There has been an increase in domestic violence in the weeks since lockdown was introduced. Sixteen people were killed in the first three weeks, the highest number recorded in 11 years. During the same time, calls to the National Domestic Abuse Helpline run by Refuge w...

April 29, 2020

These are unprecedented times.  Many charities face an uncertain future with levels of funding dropping in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  Legacy giving is an area of particular concern. Legacy Foresight recently predicted a decrease of nine per cent in legacy dona...

April 24, 2020

We are taking part in a new national fundraising campaign ‘The 2.6 challenge’. This is a new challenge that thousands of charities in the UK are taking part in. Set up by the organisers of the London Marathon, it is a collective charity fundraiser to help all charities...

April 21, 2020

The Community Foundation for Surrey has awarded our Wood Street project a grant to buy garden shade sails. With current lockdown restrictions, installation of the sails will be delayed but it is something to look forward to over the summer months.  

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April 15, 2020

The social care sector is under severe strain as carers continue to support the most vulnerable members of society – in their homes or in residential settings. These frontline workers are critical to ensuring those most susceptible to Covid-19 stay safe. To do this we...

April 7, 2020

There are two million social care workers looking after the most vulnerable people in the UK, helping them to get through and survive the lockdown. People in need of care are often older or suffering from certain health issues, meaning they are also the most susceptibl...

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