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Welcome to the Autumn newsletter

Our very popular Vintage Tea Time has evolved into a Winter Brunch. Running since February of this year, it was designed to provide a welcoming environment with a high quality afternoon tea at no cost and the chance to enjoy some company for older people who would otherwise spend Sunday afternoons alone...

Vintage Tea Time at Sharel

In 2017, we are offering a Sunday Vintage Tea Time for those who are feeling isolated or lonely, aged 60 or over...

Social enterprise needs more volunteers to help it expand

A Beccles social enterprise scheme supporting vulnerable people is expanding. Sharel@Step, based on Northgate, has received funding from charity foundations which means they can now take on extra premises for their furniture department...

Financial awards from local Charity Foundations

We have recently received two financial awards from local Charity Foundations, which means we can expand our furniture department to additional premises, cost effective for the next stage of our Charity development...

Via Beata – A way of blessing

This relief carving was designed by Cathy Stables. It is made from one board of Lebanon Cedar. The birds were carved and painted by the girls from Norwich 'Step' project...

Tearoom gets on board with food hygiene

A food safety article in Waveney's recent In Touch magazine has inspired a Beccles tearoom to promote its own Food Hygiene Rating of 5, using our Big 5 Board...

Young Artists at Sharel@Step

Local artist Tony Mason was delighted to present the winners of Sharel@Step's colouring competition with their Easter egg prizes...