Welcome to our news & blog!

This is the space where you will see information, thoughts and research from topics which align to the Aster Foundation's work. 

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Unlocking the potential of single parents

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Padlock is an online platform connecting businesses with cybersecurity expertise, powered by the free training of single parents in marketable cyber skills. For its founder, Eoin Heffernan, it’s an opportunity to create social change in a sustainable way.

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Bringing the cool back into healthcare

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Well Cool Clothing is a new approach to how we dress in hospital, when we have health care needs at home or for those with reduced mobility

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Talking mental wellness remains a priority

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With the physical and social isolation measures that are in place to protect us during the current Coronavirus pandemic, many of us are noticing a vast difference between the things that were important to us even a few weeks ago versus the things that are consuming our thoughts today.

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Rooting for local community allotment

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A group of our budding young apprentices and team leaders volunteered their time recently to help get a community allotment used by local organisations and charities in Andover back on its feet.

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Apprentices give back to community

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A group of our apprentices gave back to their community recently by giving the local community centre a face lift.

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Partnership breaks down barriers in disability and mental health

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A partnership between local housing association, Aster Group and disability charity Enham Trust is helping to break down the barriers around disability and mental health.

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Nurturing through volunteering

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Last year I had the fantastic opportunity to volunteer for Action for Addiction, the only UK addictions charity that works across all the areas of treatment, research, family support and professional education.

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