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Bishop John Arnold visits 463

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Earlier this week Bishop John Arnold paid a visit to 463.  This is a new venture in Didsbury run by Caritas Diocese of Salford to provide a home for young people with life-limiting conditions, which offers enhanced care in a homely environment. It was a great privilege to be able to welcome Bishop John to 463 and show him all that has already been achieved.

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Denise Wakefield’s Retires after 23 years’ service to young mothers

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People from across the generations, from young mums and their babies through to retired social workers and volunteers, gathered at Radcliffe Road, Bolton on Wednesday, 17 December to wish Denise a happy retirement and to thank her for her commitment and dedicated hard work over 23 years. During her time at Radcliffe Road Denise saw the development of the nursery and play areas as the Playgroup Co-ordinator and over the years she has nurtured and looked after many young mums and their children. Members of the Steering Group and Mark Wiggin CEO, Rosaleen Griffin Head of Children and Family Services  and Sue McVeigh Personnel, were among those who attended along with Caritas staff, past and present, to ensure a happy retirement after a job well done!

   

St Peters primary in Hazel Grove generously donate for families in need

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St Peters pupils present Rosaleen Griffin - Caritas Diocese of Salford and Mary Kilcoyne from Shrewsbury Diocese with the gifts they generously donated for families in need at the schools Christmas gift mass celebrated by Fr Sharrocks. This wonderful tradition has been maintained at St Peters for many years and Caritas is very grateful to Mrs Finan and all the staff, pupils and parents for their amazing contribution.

 

Paul Goggins Memorial prize

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Photo Rosaleen Griffin with Yasmin Qureshi MPOn the 19th November the Caritas  Young Parents Service  were selected by our Bolton East MP Yasmin Qureshi and nominated for the Paul Goggins Memorial prize.

This is the first year of this prize, established by the Anti Poverty Parliamentary group and supported by the Webb Memorial Trust. It has been established to commemorate Paul Goggins who  was a highly respected and much loved  M.P. who worked tirelessly to eliminate  poverty.

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