SPONSOR CYCLE RIDE FOR STAR

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24
Aug
2020

We caught up with Paul, Oliver, Milly and Hetty as they were cycling through Taunton on Monday afternoon. The weather was horrendous and for these young people to be putting themselves through this ordeal to raise funds for STAR is truly remarkable. Having cycled through thunderstorms, torrential rain, they were still in high spirits and.

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The Lion King Experience

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02
Dec
2019

Hannah and I would both like to thank the STAR Charity for funding our visit to The Lion King at The Bristol Hippodrome as a 17th birthday treat for Hannah. I picked Hannah up from college in Bridgewater and we set off for Bristol.  My satnav was bringing us into Bristol over the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

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20
Nov
2019

On a wet Wednesday in August 6 mentors and 8 young people met the BugFest Gang at Tilham Farm. We were introduced to an African Land snail called Jeff, a millipede (who remained unnamed), stick insects- large and small, whip scorpions, and of course a tarantula!! The non-venomous insects we were allowed to hold, though some of.

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Summer Trip to the Imperial War Museum

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11
Nov
2019

Following our trip to the Air Museum earlier in the year, for our summer trip, Jim and I went to the Imperial War Museum in London. Jim is a determined lad who knows what he wants and isn’t afraid to dream.  He has a plan to build a huge video game empire with his younger brother.

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Trip to the Fleet Air Arm Museum

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11
Oct
2019

My name is Anthony.  I retired from a career in the aerospace industry in late 2012 and trained as a PROMISE mentor/independent visitor soon thereafter.  Since mid-2013 I have been Jim’s independent visitor.  Jim is in care with a lovely, long-term foster family.  He is now 14 years old.  We meet every couple of weeks. .

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