Angling needs diverse approach to development

Angling needs diverse approach to development

Angling Unlimited in the West Midlands is one of the few substantial charities that uses angling as its core activity promoting social inclusion, community and individual development. The 2017 Annual Report from Angling Unlimited shows value angling in reaching individuals and communities. The range and scope of activities and participants […]

Learning new skills

Learning new skills

Dreamstore was enthusiastic when asked to support the Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf in a new programme which brought together angling, Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme and the School’s search for something new to encourage student learning and engagement. The initial approach had been to simply run a short […]

Sight Lines

Sight Lines

Dreamstore has been working with the Royal National College for the Blind, specifically the RNC Angling Club, on a project which we hope to launch in 2015 – we’re calling the project ‘Sight Lines’. Hopefully, more of that later. Meantime, building up to that we have supported a complete makeover […]

A diverting pastime in Quedgeley – Dreamstore Group Award.

Volunteer supporters at AFYD Gloucester: Tim, Dale, Mark, Ivor and Loui
Volunteer supporters at AFYD Gloucester: Tim, Dale, Mark, Ivor and Loui

Dreamstore’s Group Award this year goes to Angling for Youth Development (AFYD) Gloucester. The group has been steered by local PC Lucy Winterburn (née Kay) who gathered a team of local volunteers who were keen to help local kids become engaged with angling as a pastime. Dreamstore provided coaching training for […]

Dreamstore casts £100,000 helping hand to voluntary sector

In its 10th Anniversary year Dreamstore, the nationwide angling charity dedicated to  improving people’s lives through recreational fishing in the UK, has announced a commitment to substantially increasing the fund for its Small Grant programme. Over the course of next three years a further £100,000 will be delivered through Dreamstore’s […]

New Year, new equipment, and new RNC Angling Club students.

RNC Angling Club
Pat, Lucy, Dave, Jan, Gareth and Tom in the front.

Students at the Royal National College for the Blind welcomed the start of a new year with the RNC Angling Club, also giving the new Preston Innovations equipment its first outing. It was a cold start to the day, after a night frost, but spirits were high – and warmed […]