Entries by Andrew Ridley

UCATT conference on problematic gambling

The first ever national conference on problematic gambling in the workplace organised by the construction trade union, UCATT, took place at Manchester Town Hall in November. ARA’s Managing Director Graham England was one of the speakers. For a full report on the conference click here.

Connect Psychology in Bradley Stoke

ARA’s Connect Psychology service is now at Bradley Stoke Surgery, South Gloucestershire three days a week. Connect Psychology provides cognitive and behavioural therapy for low mood and anxiety related problems. For more information on the service click here

Stephen Merchant visits the Arc Cafe

We were delighted that comedian, writer and director Stephen Merchant visited ARA’s  Arc Café. The Arc Café, run in partnership with St Mary Redcliffe Church, offers fantastic food to its customers and has a huge impact on the lives of its volunteers. Stephen said , ” People need help to overcome their problems and projects like […]

The Arc Café at Treefest

Treefest is a Christmas Tree festival held at St Mary Redcliffe Church for a full week just before Christmas. The festival raises money for local charities. Businesses, schools , community groups and charitable organisations are invited to provide and decorate Christmas trees. ARA’s Arc Café entered a tree decorated by volunteers. The café also served […]