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Stourbridge Bar Helps Special School

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A late-night Stourbridge bar has helped children with complex learning needs to develop their skills thanks to a £3,325 donation. Chicago’s made the presentation to Sunfield Children’s Home, Clent, a residential special school and charity, to buy speech and language and occupational therapy equipment. Jamie Whittingham, general manager of the Rye Market venue, said: “The… Read more »

Ceremony marks bright future for Sunfield

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   On Sunday 8th January a small ceremony took place at residential special school, Sunfield, based in Clent. The school began in the 1930’s inspired by, and based on, the anthroposophical principles of the Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner. It was even visited by Mahatma Ghandi, who praised its innovative work to help people with learning… Read more »

New outdoor fitness gym equipment installed

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Eight new pieces of outdoor gym equipment have recently been installed at Sunfield, giving our students, who have complex needs including autism, further opportunity for leisure activities on site and encouraging fitness and a healthy lifestyle. This project has been fully funded through a single donation of £18,000 from a group of Midlands based property/building companies who get together… Read more »

Special school ask for support this festive season

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  It’s the lead up to that wonderful time of year again… Christmas. When we think of Christmas we often plan to make it as special and magical as possible for the children around us. This year we’re asking you to think of our boys, girls and young people and to get involved. In supporting children and young people, aged 6-19, with… Read more »

Three Colleagues V Three Peaks

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Later this month, three colleagues are set to hike the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of their workplace, Sunfield, a local charity and residential special school. Paul Cope, Thomas Chell and John Cooper who make up the school’s IT department, will take on the challenge on August 13th, which will see the trio cover 24… Read more »

Local Estate Agents climb for Children and Young People with complex needs

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A team of colleagues from Lex Allan & Lex Allan Grove Estate Agents have completed a local three peaks challenge. Earlier this month, the group climbed the Clee Hills, Malvern Hills and finally the Clent Hills – all in one day. Sponsorship from clients, suppliers and friends and family of those that took part has amounted… Read more »

Solicitor staff cycle in memory of late colleague

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Last month, colleagues Callum Haynes and James Gwilliams from a local solicitors firm completed The Aberdovey Bike Ride, cycling from Wolverhampton to Aberdovey. Callum, Associate and Head of Client Relations and James, Director at Talbots Law, both took on the challenge in memory of their late colleague and friend Martyn Morgan. Martyn sadly passed away… Read more »

Bromsgrove Council Chairman partners with Sunfield for 2016-17

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  Recent changes at Bromsgrove District Council in May, saw Coun Helen Jones take the chain from Coun Caroline Spencer and Malcolm Glass was voted in as the next vice chairman. Both councillors were voted in to their new posts by 17 votes to 12 after against other nominees Coun Michael Thompson and Coun Les Turner respectively. Coun… Read more »

Stourbridge Businessman Rows A Million Metres For Charity

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  Stourbridge based businessman Phil Fellows has rowed 1 million metres without leaving the gym. Phil Fellows, has taken on the challenge of rowing one million metres for Sunfield, a residential special school based in Clent. Phil, the owner of Swinford Graphics, has been completing the gruelling challenge at his local Pump Gym in Stourbridge…. Read more »

Successful fundraising drive

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After a recent fundraising appeal, Sunfield has been able purchase 6 new vehicles for the children that live and learn at the school. The school has already taken delivery of 4 vehicles with a further 2 on order, all roomy 7 seater Vauxhall Zafira’s, allowing for staff and students to travel together in comfort. The… Read more »