Side By Side Theatre Performance Is A Hit

Bob and David joined the cast for the 31st production from theatre company Side By Side at Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa in December 2019. This inclusive performance brought together a year’s worth of weekly rehearsals where repetition, reassurance and positivity...

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The Benefits Of using ComputersBy using computers for activities like reading and writing documents, communicating with others, and finding useful information on the internet, the people who attend our 'Community Choices Network' are more able to handle a wider...

A Week’s Facebook Community Group RoundUp

Socialising boosts wellbeing. “It’s all about being a part of something in the community, socializing with people who share interests and coming together to help improve the world we live in.” - Zach Braff (American actor)The people we support make time for each other...

Our Plastic Free Tree Is A Winner

New Directions has won the Rugby Mayor’s Choice and the public vote with our incredible recycled Christmas tree entry at St. Andrew’s Church Festival of Trees 2019. The event raises funds for charities in the local community and last year Rugby Dementia Support...

Entry To Festival Of Christmas Trees

We have entered the Christmas Tree Festival at St. Andrew's Church, Rugby this year. The theme to this year’s Festival reflects the Church being awarded the Eco Gold Award. Our Christmas tree was made by people who attend Community Choices Network and led by Support...

IForce FunDay Raises Money And A Smile

Rugby iForce part of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) raised £609.50 on a Family Fun Day for New Directions on Saturday 27th July and have said that they will continue to raise funds for us as their chosen Rugby charity. They will also donate items to Community Choices...

Managing Mental Health And Wellbeing

Promoting a workplace culture, which supports emotional, psychological and social wellbeing, is a priority for New Directions and is essential to the support and motivation of our staff. 10th October is World Mental Health Day and so we will be sharing our resources...

Allotment Project For NCS The Challenge

New Directions welcomed a group of students, who are taking part in the Challenge with the National Citizen Service (NCS) to Community Choices Network. After learning more about what we do and discussing how they could help us, the students agreed to create a Fairy...

Cakes And A Close Shave Fundraisers For Macmillan

Do you give to charity? The people we support at New Directions find many ways to support good causes and give back to the community whenever they can. Tina, who lives in one of New Directions’ supported living homes, has raised funds for Macmillan Cancer Support by...

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