Fundraising Event

Like most charities fundraising has been severely curtailed in the past 18 months. However,12 children and young people each day continue to receive a diagnosis of cancer! and life seems to stand still for the family. They need our help to support them through investigation , treatment and beyond. I have been involved with this Full Story

Lets build a garden sanctuary

Let’s Get Growing, a social enterprise run by Ross Menzies and Katrina Padmore, has just received planning permission to erect a timber framed workspace in the peace garden here at Minsteracres. This is where they hold twice weekly nature-based therapeutic sessions for people with varying health needs, including stress-related illness, depression and dementia. “The therapeutic Full Story

A lift for the Retreat House

The retreat house was converted from the original stables block over the course of several years in the mid 1960s.  Fifty years on, another refurbishment is needed. First on the list of priorities is to install a lift to carry visitors and their luggage to the first floor.  We have already raised £5,740 towards our Full Story