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Falcon Fear - Shark Dive
14 Feb 2024
Falcon Fear - Shark Dive

This March Janine and Ben will be taking on a terrifying shark dive! they will be getting up close and personal with an array of incredible sea life species, ranging from rays and unicorn fish to black top reef sharks and zebra sharks!

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Save The Falcon Campaign February Update - We're Halfway There!
2 Feb 2024
Save The Falcon Campaign February Update - We're Halfway There!

The response from members of the public, local business leaders and trust and foundations that we have reached out to speculatively, has been nothing short of amazing and just goes to show that people recognise the need for us all to come together and support those in society that are less fortunate than us. Thank you to everyone that has helped us reach this signifcant milestone in our campaign

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Understanding the Challenges Faced by Homeless Individuals By Marc Rowley  (HIT Leadership)
23 Jan 2024
Understanding the Challenges Faced by Homeless Individuals By Marc Rowley (HIT Leadership)

I invite you to reflect on the role that each of us can play in making a meaningful difference in the lives of those who face the harsh realities of homelessness every day. Together, we can work towards a future where homelessness is not a defining characteristic of anyone's life but a challenge that, with support and understanding, can be overcome.

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The Success of Sign and String
17 Jan 2024
The Success of Sign and String

‘Sing & String is uplifting and fun, its gives us an opportunity to do things we wouldn’t usually get the chance to do, When I come to Sing & String it takes my mind away from anything negative and helps me feel more positive for the rest of the day’

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The 365 Tonne Weightlifting Challenge - February 2024
17 Jan 2024
The 365 Tonne Weightlifting Challenge - February 2024

The 365 Tonne Weightlifting Challenge - February 2024

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Frozen Falcon - Mt Olympus March 2024
12 Jan 2024
Frozen Falcon - Mt Olympus March 2024

In 2024 Lee and his team will be taking a winter ascent of Mt. Olympus at 2,917m this is a huge task for the team in which some have never taken on a climb like this!

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Save The Falcon Centre Campaign January Update
12 Jan 2024
Save The Falcon Centre Campaign January Update

It has been 7 weeks since we launched our The Save The Falcon Campaign following Leicestershire County Council’s (LCC) announcement to cease funding dedicated homeless support service in the next financial year. So Far we have raised £65,000 out of our £200,000 target, an amazing 30% of our target!

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Save The Falcon Centre Campaign Update
15 Dec 2023
Save The Falcon Centre Campaign Update

Since the announcement from Leicestershire County Council to cease funding a dedicated homeless support service in 2024, here's what we've done to combat the cuts and raise funds to save The Falcon Centre

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College Christmas Charity Shoebox Success
14 Dec 2023
College Christmas Charity Shoebox Success

Loughborough College students donate 88 Christmas shoeboxes to Falcon Support Services to distribute to the homeless community in Loughborough and Leicestershire.

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Homeless charity release original Christmas song to combat cuts
27 Nov 2023
Homeless charity release original Christmas song to combat cuts

In light of Fridays announced decision by Leicestershire County Council to remove 100% of their funding for homelessness support. Falcon Support Services have released their 2023 Christmas song to raise funds and combat the cuts to save the centre.

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Falcon Support Services await final decision on LCC cuts tomorrow
23 Nov 2023
Falcon Support Services await final decision on LCC cuts tomorrow

Falcon Support Services anxiously await the result of the proposed funding cuts which would result in the closure of our flagship 30-bed provision.

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Falcon allotment awarded ‘Thriving’ Title thanks to dedicated volunteer.
19 Oct 2023
Falcon allotment awarded ‘Thriving’ Title thanks to dedicated volunteer.

Last week, we were awarded a Level 4 certificate of Thriving from The Royal Horticulture Society, East Midlands in Bloom for our allotment project, based in Ingle Pringle Allotments in Loughborough.

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Falcon Celebrates New Grant
13 Oct 2023
Falcon Celebrates New Grant

Falcon Support Services extend a huge thanks to IM Properties Ltd and Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation for awarding us with a grant. Making our supported accommodation “feel like home” for residents.

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World Homeless Day: Spotlight
10 Oct 2023
World Homeless Day: Spotlight

Falcon Support Services take a spotlight into the statistics and effects of homelessness this World Homeless Day.

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Goal! Team Falcon Wins
29 Sep 2023
Goal! Team Falcon Wins

Team Falcon brings it home in this year's recovery month charity football tournament.

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Team Falcon takes on The Great North Run: £2,840 raised
22 Sep 2023
Team Falcon takes on The Great North Run: £2,840 raised

Well done to the falcon team of 4 who took on the challenge of The Great North Run earlier this month to raise money for Falcon Support Services.

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The Yorkshire 3-Peaks Challenge: Complete
19 Sep 2023
The Yorkshire 3-Peaks Challenge: Complete

Design Only Gardens raised vital funds for Falcon Support Services supporting homeless people and those who are at risk of homelessness.

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Recovery Week 2023
15 Sep 2023
Recovery Week 2023

September is recovery month and in honour of that we hosted a weeks’ worth of activities at the Falcon Centre. Our aim is to increase awareness of substance misuse issues and support those struggling, aiding people towards the road to recovery and celebrating those who are in recovery.

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Falcon Fest '23 A Huge Success
31 Aug 2023
Falcon Fest '23 A Huge Success

The inaugural Falcon Fest a huge success as local bands, artists and music lovers come out in force to support the charity.

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Leicestershire County Council Proposed to remove £300,000 from budget towards homeless support.
18 Jul 2023
Leicestershire County Council Proposed to remove £300,000 from budget towards homeless support.

The consultation in December 2022 in relation to the Mid-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) already identified the public’s number 1 objection was to the cost savings related to community wellbeing/community safety/homelessness, and we implore Leicestershire County Council to listen to the public on what matters to them.

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Leicestershire homelessness charity warns it might have to shut doors if funding is pulled - Leicestershire Live Story
13 Jul 2023
Leicestershire homelessness charity warns it might have to shut doors if funding is pulled - Leicestershire Live Story

A Leicestershire homelessness charity has warned it might have to close if a council does not renew its funding. Falcon Support Services, based in Loughborough, said without the money it currently received from Leicestershire County Council it would not be able to keep the Falcon Centre – a 30-bed hostel for those needing a place to sleep – running.

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Marathon in a Month
6 Jul 2023
Marathon in a Month

Staff member runs a marathon to raise awareness

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Local Businesses Attend Falcon Net
30 Jun 2023
Local Businesses Attend Falcon Net

A great evening of networking hosted by Falcon Support Services

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A Focus on Falcon
19 Jun 2023
A Focus on Falcon

What is Falcon and what do we do?

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Falcon Celebrates Our Volunteers
14 Jun 2023
Falcon Celebrates Our Volunteers

Falcon Volunteers thanked with a BBQ and Live Music

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Team Furnley House Run the Rothley 10k
8 Jun 2023
Team Furnley House Run the Rothley 10k

Fantastic Furnley Four Complete the Rothley 10k in Aid of Falcon

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The Falcon 24hr Challenge and Great Birmingham Run 10k
31 May 2023
The Falcon 24hr Challenge and Great Birmingham Run 10k

Members of the public and staff get behind #teamfalcon to raise awareness and vital funds

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New Hub Opens in Market Harborough
31 May 2023
New Hub Opens in Market Harborough

Collaboration between charities sees a all new service open in Market Harborough

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Furnley House Summer Ball
30 May 2023
Furnley House Summer Ball

Falcon staff attend Furnley House Foundation Summer Ball

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Local Businesses Back Frozen Falcon - March 2023
30 May 2023
Local Businesses Back Frozen Falcon - March 2023

Local Businesses Support our Frozen Falcon Winter High Altitude Ascent of Mount Toubkal

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Festive Falcon and 2023
4 Jan 2023
Festive Falcon and 2023

As Festive Falcon 2022 Comes To A Close, We Take A Look At 2023

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Huge Response to Festive Falcon 2022
21 Dec 2022
Huge Response to Festive Falcon 2022

Since launching on the 14th of November Festive Falcon 2022 has seen a huge response. With more in person donations, online donations and donations of shoeboxes and gifts than ever before.

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Charity of The Year Success!!
21 Nov 2022
Charity of The Year Success!!

Charity of The Year Success!! Over the past year Falcon Support Services have helped 940 people into accommodation, provided 100 beds across our projects and had over 8500 visits to our county wide drop-in centres.

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Festive Falcon 2022 Launch
10 Nov 2022
Festive Falcon 2022 Launch

"It Shouldn't Have to Be Lonely This Christmas"

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Falcon team up with Enrych to launch a new Community Hub in Coalville
4 May 2022
Falcon team up with Enrych to launch a new Community Hub in Coalville

Falcon Support Services and Enrych are pleased to be teaming up to open the George Smith Hub, a new community hub in the centre of Coalville.

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Falcon Support Services thank Nzime for their continued support
20 Apr 2022
Falcon Support Services thank Nzime for their continued support

Falcon Support Services would like to thank the team at Nzime, a digitally-focused creative agency for their continued support over the last two years.

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Uptonsteel launch a £10,000 partnership with Falcon Support Services
8 Feb 2022
Uptonsteel launch a £10,000 partnership with Falcon Support Services

Falcon Support Services are pleased to announce a new partnership with Uptonsteel to fund one of their young people housing projects for the next 12 months.

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Our supporters made Festive Falcon a success
20 Jan 2022
Our supporters made Festive Falcon a success

Over the Festive period, we were very busy with our festive falcon campaign, from our Christmas jumper competition to running stalls at local markets to the community rallying around us with donations and support.

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Resident’s get creative with designing Christmas Jumpers
20 Jan 2022
Resident’s get creative with designing Christmas Jumpers

During November we put out a competition for our residents to design a Christmas jumper. The entries were amazing and showcased just how creative our residents are.

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College students donate more than 100 Christmas boxes to homeless charity
14 Dec 2021
College students donate more than 100 Christmas boxes to homeless charity

Students worked throughout December to pull together food, toiletries and gifts as part of the donation boxes for Loughborough-based Falcon Support Services.

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Recovery Week 2021, a huge success!
14 Sep 2021
Recovery Week 2021, a huge success!

Many events and activities were run by those that are now in visible recovery and gave up their time to share their experiences and inspire others.

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Charity reaches exciting 20 year milestone!
1 Sep 2021
Charity reaches exciting 20 year milestone!

This commemorative milestone has come at a time where we have remained front line throughout the pandemic providing a vital lifeline to those in crisis.

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Falcon celebrates after receiving funding!
1 Sep 2021
Falcon celebrates after receiving funding!

This funding means services will be expanded across the county and that we can support more people in need, providing a safe space of advice, support, and housing.

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Falcon Support Services is a Registered Charity

Charity number: 1103101. Company number: 04177320