The Gingerbread Centre | Helping homeless and vulnerable families

Helping families in need The Gingerbread Centre, established in 1977, provides supported accommodation for homeless and vulnerable families in Stoke-on-Trent and the surrounding areas. Almost 40 years ago the Gingerbread Centre started as a support group for lone parents but it soon became clear that there was a need for accommodation for members of the Read More …

Cherished Gowns for Angel Babies is a UK charity turning wedding dresses into gowns for still born babies

Sadly every year over 5,700 babies are still born or die shortly after birth.  Clothing in these sizes is hard to come by, Cherished Gowns provides parents with items in the small sizes they need to dress their child for their funeral. Started in October 2014, a friend of co-founder Megan McKay, donated her wedding Read More …

A guide to what questions to ask at parents’ evening

You probably remember how daunting Parents’ Evening was back when you were the topic of discussion. Years after wiping your brow for the final time, you’re back at Parents’ Evening – and it can be just as confusing as the first time around. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Why is it important? When you Read More …

10 afternoon teas to tempt you from Red Letter Days

Our friends at Red Letter Days have kindly put together a list of 10 of their most indulgent, popular and downright tasty afternoon tea experiences, so you don’t have to taste every single one in order to do a comparison (although no-one will mind if you prefer to do it that way). What could be Read More …