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August 15, 2022
Ecas is very excited to announce the return of in-person activities to the line up of what we have on offer. Following a trial period and consultation with activity group attendees and activities group leaders, we decided from August 15th we’ll be retu …Read More
June 2, 2022
This year Volunteers’ Week stretches from the first to the seventh of June, and the theme is ‘Thank You’ to all volunteers. In tune with this message it feels appropriate to talk about all the amazing work volunteers do within Ecas! Volunteers are vita …Read More
May 2, 2022
Here at Ecas we have just published our 2021 annual report, and it provides a great opportunity to take a look at some of the things Ecas has been up to from 2020 to 2021!Read More
November 3, 2021
“In short, the experience of befriending proved to be a massively positive part of my life and hopefully that of my befriendee.” David was a Volunteer Befriender with Ecas for 4 years. Read about his journey here: After 33 years working in retai …Read More
June 23, 2021
Inspiration is a funny thing – it can come from something as sublime as a dramatic landscape, or as ridiculous as a trip to the toilet. It’s a well-known fact that more than a few poets and authors have remedied their writer’s block by answering the ca …Read More
April 20, 2021
The past year has been tough. Between lockdowns and restrictions, most people have felt isolated from our friends and unable to do a lot of the things in life that we enjoy. The future can feel uncertain, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed, frustrated and …Read More