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News from our West Midlands Region

All the news articles from Family Fostercare in the West Midlands region collected handily for you all in one place!

  • FFC Conquer the Malvern Hills

    Malvern Hills Walk thumbnailFoster families and staff from our West Midlands offices conquered the Malvern Hills together on an massive 9 mile trek in the beautiful Autumn fresh air on Tuesday 24th October.

  • Thumbs Up For Young Drivers

    FFC Young Drivers thumbnailIt was a resounding thumbs up once again from children and foster carers from the West Midlands region after an exhilarating afternoon behind the wheel at another of our Young Driver activity afternoons.

  • Face Painting Masterclass

    facepainting masterclassChildren from our Dudley office were lucky enough to receive a face painting masterclass with our absolute favourite (and now practically resident!) artist, Sally from Cheltenham Face Paints.

  • Horse Riding at Cobbles Academy

    horse riding lessonThe summer holiday activities for our children in Worcester and Dudley with a horse riding lesson at Cobbles Academy in Dudley.

  • Summer BBQ 2017

    fair ground style stallThere was a fantastic turn out for our Summer BBQ at Beech Bank again this year, and even the sun made a welcome appearance just in time to ensure the children could really make the most of all the fun outdoor activities lined up for them.

  • Foster Families Try Their Feet at Footgolf!

    FFC try FootgolfFor our latest summer adventure, foster families from FFC Dudley and Worcester tried their hands - well, their feet actually - at a spot of Footgolf. (Yes, it is actually a thing!)

  • Let The Summer Fun Begin!

    archeryIn the first event of an action packed summer activity line-up, children from our Worcester and Dudley offices visited Blackwell Adventure Centre for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.

  • 3rd Children's Council

    laserquest after council meetingThe West Midlands region’s 3rd Children’s Council took place on Thursday 1st June with 6 children aged between 12 – 15 in attendance. As a reward for their hard work and feedback the group moved on to let off a bit of steam at Ice Quest laser quest centre!

  • FFC Foster Child Wins iPad

    Skye Wins iPadSkye, one of our foster children in the West Midlands, was recently presented with a brand new iPad Air 2 for winning an internet safety themed competition organised by Guardian Saints and sponsored by BT to celebrate Internet Safety Day.

  • My Life As A Courgette

    Life As A CourgetteThe Courtyard in Hereford are offering our foster families and staff in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire area a discounted fee of only £3 per ticket to see this empowering and inspiring film animated film which is bound to resonate with our fostered children and all those who work with or are interested in working with looked after children.

  • Half Term Nerf Gun Fun

    nerfparty thumbA group of children from our West Midlands offices got together over the recent half-term for a high-energy afternoon of Nerf Gun fun at Russell Perks Martial Arts Academy.

  • #FCF17 Foster Care Fortnight Blog

    #FCF17It's #FCF17 Fostercare Fortnight which is all the excuse we need to ramble on about some of the different aspects of fostering and of becoming a foster carer.

  • Beech Bank Easter Party

    easter party 2017Foster families from our Worcester and Dudley offices joined FFC staff and Directors at Beech Bank for an afternoon of fun, food, friendship and a drop of magic thrown in at our lovely family Easter Party on 20th April.

  • 16 Smiling Teens at Young Driver Activity

    youngdriver thumbnailWant to know how to make teenagers smile? Put them behind the wheel at a Young Driver driving school, like 16 of our tweens and teens did last weekend when they attended our third Young Drivers event at the NEC in Birmingham, an activity which is proving to be a very firm favourite with our older children!

  • Climbing the Walls at 2nd Children's Council

    rockclimb1 thumbThe second Children’s Council meeting of our Worcester and Dudley offices was held on 23rd February at our Beech Bank office, and it was followed by a trip to Redpoint Climbing Centre.

  • 14 Go Boing!

    Boing zone thumb14 children from our Worcester and Dudley offices went BOING this February half term on a high energy family trip to Boing Zone in Stourbridge.

  • FFC Launching Lending Library

    library2 thumbFamily Fostercare are launching a lending library of therapeutic books for our looked-after children, foster carers and foster families across all our offices around the country to use and enjoy.

  • First Child Placed Turns 24

    24 birthday first child placed thumbFFC Director Granville Orange recently celebrated the 24th birthday of the first ever child to be placed with our agency.

  • Fun-Filled Family Christmas Party

    rodeoreindeer thumbEven Scrooge himself would have loved our Great Big Fun-Filled Family Christmas Party for our foster families in the West Midlands region last week at Hartlebury Parish Hall!

  • WestMids Christmas Party Followup

    xmas party thumbOur wonderful West Midlands foster carers from the Worcester and Dudley offices and our fostering team enjoyed a lovely Christmas lunch get-together with plenty of seasonal cheer earlier this month at the Royal Oak in Broadwas.