Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:35 by Gareth Banks
On Day 3 the group planned the night sailing route using sea maps and marking again and also decided to name the sea buoys. We left Chichester at around 10pm and arrived at Portsmouth at around 1:45am. Our young people did absolutely amazing navigating during... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:00 by Gareth Banks
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:20 by Gareth Banks
The weather doesn't stop us .. Its tipping it down but we are sailing, playing monopoly, and making lunch all at the same time. Most of us packed for the summer so we are grateful of the waterproofs provided and who knew that sunglasses also make great rain... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:08 by Gareth Banks
Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:11 by Gareth Banks
Today's blog post is by Kayleigh and Ana. Today we went to a saltwater swimming pool that had an inflatable obstacle course on. The water was very cold ... that must be why Sam cheated and hired a wetsuit! We got used to it though.
Then when we were back on... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:53 by Gareth Banks
Today's blog post is by TJ and Sophie.
This morning we sailed from Poole to Swanage. On our arival we changed into shorts as Sam told us it would be sunny, we used the dinghy to get onto the pier and then we got soaked in the rain! We hid in a cafe and then... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:01 by Gareth Banks
Today's blog post is by Ismat, I am here for my second trip as I got picked last year as the senior member. That means I get to come back and help support the younger crew members.
Today we started off with breakfast then we started off sailing from Cowes and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:30 by Catriona Candler
We are TJ and Rosie, we're members of the Beacon Children in Care Council. Today we attended the APPG for Children in Care and Care Leavers at Westminster, to discuss the topic of stigma, stereotypes and care. The debate motion was
"Care Leavers should be willing... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:24 by Catriona Candler
Every two months the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Looked After Children and Care Leavers meet at Westminster to discuss issues regarding children in care. On Wednesday 2nd March it was all about children's homes, the title was
How can we ensure... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:04 by Catriona Candler
KEEP THE MEMORY ALIVE
This is the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, which marks 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Nikki and Priya who went on CiCC trip to Auschwitz in March 2013 spoke at 2 different events for HMD. On Monday 26th Nikki spoke... Read More »