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Big name sponsors unveiled for Strictly Seashell Ball

04th March 2019

Seashell Trust is proud to announce the sponsors and partners of this year’s Strictly Seashell.

The fundraising dance-off for the Cheadle Hulme charity is returning on Saturday, May 11.

Competitors from the North West business and society worlds are already in training with their professional dancers in readiness. Their names will be revealed closer to the event.

Long-time Seashell Trust supporter PZ Cussons is this year’s headline sponsor for the glittering evening at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate

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Hayley Rose at the summit of Kilimanjaro in her KilimanjaROSE thermal top and her tiny Seashell Trust bear, from the charity where she works and for which she is raising money

KilimanjaRose conquers highest mountain in Africa to raise £2,000

01st March 2019

Seashell Trust's personal assistant to the chief executive swapped her high heels and the boardroom for hiking boots and Africa’s highest mountain to raise money for our students.

Hayley Rose took on the six-day ascent of Kilimanjaro and finally reached the peak at dawn after a gruelling final 8.5-hour overnight trek.

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Ged Mason (Morson International), Dominic Tinner and Rachel McCrystal (Seashell Trust), Seashell ambassadors Neil and Laura Fachie, Nik Boxall (Aston Martin) and Matt Townsend (Ultimate)

Cycling superstars and supercars launch Switzerland challenge

18th February 2019

What do a pair of Paralympians and Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 have in common?

They were the stars of the show at the glamorous launch for Seashell Trust’s Cycle Switzerland challenge.

Around 80 intrepid road cyclists gathered among the superstars and supercars at the Aston Martin showroom in Wilmslow to discover what they can expect during our five-day 300-mile international challenge.

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James Raca and quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: James Raca

20th December 2018

Seashell Trust is transforming lives of disabled young people from across the country at our national centre of excellence.

Jane Raca fought to get her son the care and education he deserves since he was eight when his parents took their local authority to tribunal to get the placement he needed. Three years ago, he came to Seashell because of our expertise in working with autistic and physically disabled people with communication difficulties.

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Seashell Trust students and staff enjoy a meal with Santa's elves at the Hut Group Christmas party

Christmas comes early for our students thanks to The Hut Group

13th December 2018

Seashell Trust’s disabled students enjoyed a Christmas celebration in the lap(land) of luxury to kick off the festive season.

International e-commerce company The Hut Group invited our residential students to a Winter Wonderland party at its exclusive Hale Country Club.

The Seashell students and staff were treated to a meal – accounting for all the different conditions the young people have - then off to visit Father Christmas in his grotto for early presents.

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Some Extra Special Cards for Christmas!

10th December 2018

Here is just a selection of the amazing Christmas cards created by pupils at our Royal School Manchester.  Each one is as unique as the child who designed it!

Art is a big part of learning at Seashell Trust. For children who may have difficulties communicating by speech, it can offer a great way to express themselves. In creating these special cards, our pupils let their imaginations run wild, made decisions and developed their confidence and creativity.

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Pictured is Michael Josephson with Seashell Trust students Lucas Lawrence and Rory Ashton and Seashell staff Genna Bland-Moore and Elicia Wilson

Star-studded ball raises £73,000 - what an early Christmas gift

10th December 2018

Manchester businessman Michael Josephson MBE dropped into Seashell Trust to meet the students and hand over a cheque for an extraordinary £73,567.

Michael is a long-term supporter of ours and the money was raised at the society philanthropist’s glamorous summer event at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester city centre.

Around 400 guests, including Hollywood actor Warwick Davies and stars from Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, were entertained by popstar Lulu.

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Cherylee Houston with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Cherylee Houston

06th December 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Seashell has marked its 10-year milestone by announcing Coronation Street star and disability advocate Cherylee Houston as our ambassador this year.

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Nigel Finch with his quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Nigel Finch

05th December 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

We like to think of Seashell Trust volunteers as one big extended family and for the Finches from Wilmslow, volunteering really does run in the family.

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Lynne Thompsonn with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Lynne Thompson

29th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

There are very few people who can claim to have a stronger connection to Seashell Trust than Lynne Thompson.

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Hayden Larder with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Hayden Larder

29th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Many people who start off volunteering at Seashell Trust find they love it so much they decide to join us full-time.

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Seashell Trust Christmas Raffle

27th November 2018

Have you got your tickets for Seashell Trust’s Christmas Raffle?  This could be a Christmas to remember if you win one of our amazing prizes, which include £250 of Amazon vouchers, two prizes of £100 each, Boohoo vouchers and many more to be announced.  We’d like to thank Amazon and Boohoo for generously donating their vouchers as prizes.

Whether you’re lucky or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that every penny raised in raffle ticket sales will go towards Seashell Trust and the children and young people with complex needs who achieve so much with our support.

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