We’re delighted to announce the official opening of our latest supported housing project, Hollyhocks in Betchworth, Surrey. The project is now home to five clients with learning disabilities, all in their 20s. There are four ensuite bedrooms, the occupants of these share a well-equipped kitchen and living area. There is also a studio flat, with its own kitchenette and living area. The house has a large garden and a sensory room, affectionately known as The Hobbit. Hollyhocks
Members of the David Lloyd tennis club in Farnham raised over £800 for Field Lane. The fundraising tournament was organised by a club member whose daughter is a resident at one of Field Lane’s supported housing projects. Attracting 24 players, the contestants were competing for an array of prizes – donated by local companies and club members. Despite the blustery weather, the players successfully completed all the matches and a generous sum was raised for Field Lane.
Field Lane has been chosen as ‘Charity of the Year’ by Furniture Box, the online furniture store. Founded three years by two young entrepreneurs, Dan Beckles and Monty George, their venture has gone from strength to strength. Co-founder, Dan Beckles said: “We are delighted to have named Field Lane as our chosen charity for the year. After donating furniture to one of the charity’s projects and seeing the positive impact the charity has on so many individual lives, we decided
Our supported living projects give adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to have their own living space and to live independent lives. Field Lane was recently awarded a substantial grant from Allchurches Trust, one of the UK’s largest grant-giving charities, towards purchasing a new house in Frimley, Surrey. The house is to be adapted into a six-bedroom supported living home for adults with learning disabilities. Allchurches previously gave a grant to Field Lane’s