In challenging economic times it is always exciting to be able to announce some new funding and Colebrook is in the fortunate position to be able to do so! We have recently been told that we have been successfully awarded two new pots of money. The first will be to run a year long peer […]

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As we start to think about annual reports, it’s worth reflecting on some of the things that we improved over the last year, for example complaints have been really low with only 3 formal complaints worked through our procedure. Working with often complex clients, our role can sometimes be experienced as challenging for those we […]

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2015 continues to be full of changes. Colebrook is planning some big internal changes this year and we start with a new finance system to tie in with the new financial year. We are also upgrading our internal payroll process and finally getting round to introducing a planned new organisational monitoring system called CharityLog in […]

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As we approach Christmas, it feels like an exciting time of  development and growth for Colebrook, particularly within our Board of Directors who have strengthened in numbers as we have recently attracted some exciting new additions. It is also lovely to see some established faces taking on new roles within the Board and becoming more actively […]

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Working in partnership is something that Colebrook is getting better at. Several years ago we didn’t work very closely with many organisations in the city, and this is something I’ve been keen to change. Colebrook now meets regularly and shares information, resources and support with a growing number of local groups, which naturally leads to […]

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As we navigate further through changes to streamline and improve our IT, internal systems, HR etc we are saying goodbye to a small number of staff in the organisation that have been instrumental in our development and progress. It is always difficult to lose good staff and we wish everyone who moves on from Colebrook all the best for […]

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After a quite Christmas during which our new server was installed we have hit 2014 running! With our IT updates coming to an end we will be turning our attention to introducing two new systems to improve staff communication and organisational monitoring. We have also been able to offer existing staff some new opportunities …. a […]

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To support the staff team in their roles we have been reviewing and updating our IT and systems across the organisation. Its fair to say that Colebrook has been stuck in the past when it comes to our computers, mobiles and internal systems. Now that we have updated our image, it has definitely been time […]

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The summer has been a busy time for the organisation and in particular our new supported accommodation service and the team. In April 2013 we launched the new project working with people who receive direct payments and we are pleased to say that the project is full with many more potential clients approaching us for […]

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This is my first attempt at updating the website blog directly! I would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff and stakeholders that supported what turned out to be a very successful re-launch event. In particular I would like to acknowledge the tolerance and adaptability of the staff team who have […]

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