Thank You to the Rotary Club of Cherwell Banbury

The Sunshine Centre was extremely pleased to be chosen as one of charities to receive a donation of £750 from a fundraising event held by the Rotary Club Banbury. Staff and Trustees attended an evening to accept the monies and express our gratitude. This money will support and help to sustain [...]

7 September 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Life throws challenges

The Sunshine Centre in Banbury Oxfordshire is a registered charity formed in January 1998. It was born from a community response for a need to support vulnerable families in an area of high deprivation. Although Banbury is a relatively affluent area, the area we serve falls nationally in the top [...]

3 August 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Sunshine through the Storm

The Sunshine Centre has remained open throughout the pandemic, for many months being the only voluntary agency available to the local community. We adapted our working practice to address the needs of children and families. As time went on, we found ourselves supporting the elderly, adults with learning difficulties, people [...]

3 August 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Banbury’s Sunshine Centre serving community with food parcel and children’s activity pack distribution

*This article was originally posted in Banbury Guardian, the article can be viewed here. Banbury families on lockdown are benefiting from the Sunshine Centre’s quick response to the now very different needs of the town’s children during the coronavirus pandemic. The doors may be locked, but during the month of April staff from [...]

13 May 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

Mental health support for under-fives is under the spotlight in Banbury-supported survey

This article was originally posted in Banbury Guardian, the original article can be viewed here. A Banbury children’s centre is putting its weight behind a survey that will hopefully result in improvements to children’s mental well-being. The Sunshine Centre on Bretch Hill, Banbury is working with Healthwatch Oxfordshire to find out about [...]

13 March 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Sunshine Centre in Banbury opens new ‘bright and airy’ extension

This article originally appeared in the Oxford Mail, the original article can be viewed here. A Children’s Centre in an Oxfordshire town has opened its new extension. The Sunshine Centre in Banbury welcomed parents, staff and local dignitaries to celebrate the opening. The extension, which was funded through Section 106 funding and by Cherwell [...]

13 February 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|

Sunshine Centre continues to shine

This article originally appeared in Banbury Guardian, the original article can be read here. Parents, children and staff at Banbury’s Sunshine Centre are celebrating following an Outstanding rating on all aspects of childcare and learning by Ofsted; the Government’s regulator of quality care for children. Inspirational leadership, high aspirations for the children and the [...]

10 May 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|
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