2016

VVe secured two large grants from the Lottery and Children in Need. The funding provided us the opportunity to develop the Horizon's Project

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2015

Due to the broad array of services we provided the Trustees re-branded the Charity. The new name 'Families First Bedfordshire' supports our whole family ethos

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2014

After 28 years service, Kate Martinow (Centre Director) retired. She started her involvement as a vol­unteer and was the entrepreneur behind our successes

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2012

VVe secured funding to build a new extension to our premises. It provided us with a large community room, offices and a reception area

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2010

VVe had been open for 25 years which was a huge milestone for the Charity. VVe also achieved our PQASSO accreditation to confirm our quality of service

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2008

The Nursery and it's garden had a facelift during 2008. The building was extended to provide additional classrooms due to the demand in the area for childcare

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2007

Mandy Conlon, the Specialist Services Manager was invited to Downing Street to meet Tony Blair to talk about our charity and the services we provide

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2004

The Charity became one of the Lead Agencies for Bedford's first Sure Start Children's Centre programme. A service we are still delivering to this day

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2002-2003

The centre opened it's first support group for women who had experienced domestic abuse. The following year Smarteez Neighbourhod Nursery was opened

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1998

After a Lot of searching the charity moved from the Scout Hut to 30 Meadway. Teens and Tot's opened, the first group in Bedford to support teenage parents

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