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Turning down money!

Turning down money!

The recent controversy over the Presidents Club has created a huge amount of discussion across the media about whether charities should turn down money if they are unhappy about how it is raised. I, as CEO of SoLO was called by a local radio show to comment. The...
Acts of Random Kindness

Acts of Random Kindness

When looking back over the last year (which we all often do in this season) I am struck with the kindness of people.  We hear so much bad stuff on the news and we have experienced, first hand, the more unpleasant side of life (when we were burgled) but my overwhelming...
“You are the light at the end of my tunnel”

“You are the light at the end of my tunnel”

This was a passing comment from a parent as she left the launch of our new build at Walnut Close on Wednesday.  What a wonderful thing to hear and it is reflective of how important services such as the ones that SoLO provides are. We had a marvellous evening opening...
A Hat Trick for SoLO

A Hat Trick for SoLO

They say that you can wait for a bus for hours and then three come at the same time – well, the same can be said for Awards in SoLO’s case. The first award was the MBE,  in June,  for our CEO, Janet Down, for services to children and adults with a learning...
Members Ball – an Outstanding Success!

Members Ball – an Outstanding Success!

Forget the Baftas, the Oscars and any other high profile awards ceremony – the SoLO Oscars Ball really cuts it! What an amazing night!  From the planning and organising by the Voice Group, supported by Sarah (our wonderful volunteer organiser) and the staff and...

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