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NORWOOD NEWS

Norwood has lots of news to share about the work we do to support the people who need our vital services.

We regularly update this page with announcements and information about what Norwood does, how we raise the funds to pay for the care we provide, and the difference your support makes to people.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Thu, 16th May 2024

The opinion piece below was originally published by the Jewish News online. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and I am reminded again that life is complicated. Whilst progress has been made in reducing the stigma around discussing mental health and advocating...

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Announcing our patron HM King Charles III

Announcing our patron HM King Charles III

Thu, 9th May 2024

We are delighted that His Majesty King Charles III has granted Norwood the honour of becoming our Royal Patron.This follows a rich tradition of Royal Patronage throughout our history, which began with the Duke of Sussex Prince Augustus Frederick in 1815. We have been...

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Writing in the Jewish Chronicle, Our Chief Executive Naomi Dickson describes what Norwood is doing to make our environments truly inclusive, This World Autism Day

Writing in the Jewish Chronicle, Our Chief Executive Naomi Dickson describes what Norwood is doing to make our environments truly inclusive, This World Autism Day

Thu, 4th Apr 2024

At Norwood, we are fully committed to being the change we want to see in our communities, making them more inclusive for people with autism. We are doing what we can to empower not only the people we support, but all our staff to achieve their goals, because we know that when people of all abilities and talents contribute to our communities, we are all richer as a result.

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Mitzvah Day at Norwood

Mitzvah Day at Norwood

Mon, 20th Nov 2023

Norwood kicked off this year’s Mitzvah Day, and resident Richard's special birthday celebrations, with a pre-Shabbat activity and service for Norwood residents at the Kennedy Leigh Family Centre on Friday. Based around the theme of Repairing the World, residents...

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Annual Dinner 2023

Annual Dinner 2023

Thu, 2nd Nov 2023

Seven hundred Norwood supporters attended the charity’s first in-person Annual Dinner on Wednesday, raising £2.3 million towards the charity’s cost of running services in support of people with learning disabilities and children and their families facing challenges....

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