EDP Swanage Easter Raffle

EDP Swanage are holding an Easter Raffle to raise funds for their work. Tickets are available now at £1 per strip and can be bought from the service at 25 Commercial Road between 10am and 4pm. Alternatively you can call Rachel on 01929 422 777. The tickets will be drawn at a special event on Wednesday 1st April between 1.30pm and 3.30pm at the Swanage service where some tasty hot cross buns will be available. Why not come along to find if you won and a little bit about the work that we do in Swanage at the same time.EDP Swanage Easter Raffle

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Walk or Ride in support of EDP

The Rotary Club of Exmouth and District are again holding their walk or ride event on Sunday 26th April between 8.30am and 12noon. Why don’t you join in and raise money for EDP at the same time. It costs £5 to enter with the Rotary Club encouraging you to use the event to raise funds for a charity of your choice. You can walk 5, 8 or 12 miles or cycle 14 all leaving from Bicton College. If you are interested in taking part visit www.exmouthrotaryclub.co.uk/the-walk/ to register and let Kat Watts, our Fundraising and Marketing Officer, know that you...Walk or Ride in support of EDP

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Community Matters gives £380 to EDP

A big thank you to everyone who supported us in last month’s Community Matters campaign at Exeter Waitrose. The campaign has given us £380 towards our workCommunity Matters gives £380 to EDP

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Crying for You

Today HMP Channings Wood will play host to a hard- hitting performance about Restorative Justice devised and performed by A Level students from Blundell’s School, Tiverton. Restorative Justice creates opportunities for people affected by crime, conflict, anti-social behaviour or the harmful actions of others to come together with the person responsible in order to have their say, to get answers to their questions and to explain how the incident affected them. The process gives those who accept responsibility for the harm they have caused an insight into the real impact that their actions have had and gives them an...Crying for You

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EDP and Red Cross First Aid Programme educates 169 people in 2014

Over the last year a partnership between EDP’s Dorset Community Services and the British Red Cross educated 169 of our service users in first aid awareness and valuable everyday first aid skills. The successful partnership will continue to work together to offer the training again throughout 2015 so that more people can feel confident to offer first aid in the future, just as in this case study below. Not sure about saving a life but certainly helping a person in need and distress… A Peer Mentor in Dorset came across a road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist...EDP and Red Cross First Aid Programme educates 169 people in 2014

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HMP Dartmoor Prisoners complete Social Enterprise Qualification

Social enterprise is being studied in a brand new setting that sees the ground-breaking Social Enterprise Qualification delivered to prisoners in HMP Dartmoor. EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is currently delivering the qualification to groups of learners from HMP Dartmoor, which aims to accredit social enterprise learning. The learners successfully completed the qualification at Bronze level, a Level 1 on the Qualifications Credit Framework, which involves the setting up and running of a one-off social enterprise activity. Learners from HMP Dartmoor created their own products which they then sold at a ‘pop up shop’ in the prison and at...HMP Dartmoor Prisoners complete Social Enterprise Qualification

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EDP a Community Matters charity

EDP are delighted to have been chosen as one of Exeter Waitrose’s Community Matters charities this month. Thank you to everyone who will support us throughout January by putting your green coin into our box. There are three Community Matters charities to choose from each month each receiving a proportion of £1,000 depending on the amount of green coins in each charities box. A coin is given to shoppers who spend over £20. For more information about the Waitrose scheme go to their website.EDP a Community Matters charity

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EDP Drug & Alcohol Services

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services support people to address their drug and alcohol misuse. A fundamental belief underpinning our work is that, given the right support and resources, people can and do make remarkable changes.EDP Drug & Alcohol Services

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