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Housing, News & Media

Birmingham awards Cranstoun housing support contracts

Birmingham City Council has awarded Cranstoun a number of housing support contracts to deliver and manage across Birmingham including:...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun Sandwell rated ‘Good’ in latest CQC report

We’re delighted to announce Cranstoun Sandwell, our substance misuse service for adults living in Sandwell, has received an overall...

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News & Media, Young People

Here4YOUth: A new service for young people in Dudley

Here4YOUth is a new integrated service for young people across the Dudley borough. It offers a one stop shop...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Marking 50 years of Cranstoun

Cranstoun turns 50 this year. We have been taking the opportunity to reflect on our own journey from our...

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News & Media, Our Impact

In praise of partnerships

Niamh Donnelly, Director of Operations Here at Cranstoun, we like a partnership. We work with a variety of organisations...

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News & Media, Our Impact

West Berkshire Drug Diversion Scheme nominated for Howard League for Penal Reform award

The West Berkshire Drug Diversion Scheme has been nominated for a Howard League for Penal Reform award in the...

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News & Media, Our Story

Expressions of Recovery II – An Exhibition Celebrating 50 Years of Cranstoun (11-15 November 2019)

To celebrate Cranstoun’s 50th anniversary, our service users across England have shared their artwork with us. Expressions of Recovery...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Sandwell ‘Blue Light’ Project nominated for two public health awards

The Sandwell ‘Blue Light’ Project has been nominated for two awards: The Guardian Public Health & Wellbeing Award 2019...

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News & Media, Our Impact, Our Story

Discovery and new beginnings

Clare Maryan, Director of Development and Innovation For me, September is about new beginnings. It’s like that first page...

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News & Media

Sutton awards Cranstoun contract to lead domestic abuse partnership

Sutton council has awarded Cranstoun the contract to lead the borough’s specialist domestic abuse partnership, Transform. Transform incorporates local...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Swanswell West Berks (Newbury) rated ‘Good’ in latest CQC report

We’re delighted to announce Swanswell West Berkshire, our substance misuse service for adults living in West Berkshire, has received...

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News & Media, Our Story

The Cranstoun Group joins digital channels

We’re excited to announce Swanswell has joined Cranstoun’s website and social media channels. Swanswell became part of the Cranstoun...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Co-production is more than a concept – it’s a core strategic aim

Wendy Taylor, Director of Operations Co-production is the coming together of two sides of the same coin – service...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Resilience rated ‘Good’ in latest CQC report

We’re delighted to announce Resilience, our substance misuse service in Windsor and Maidenhead, has received an overall ‘Good’ CQC...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Stocktaking and adaptation – it’s all part of the process

Peter Glass, Executive Director of Operations We recently, as we often do, took stock of Cranstoun’s whole-system integrated services....

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News & Media, Our Impact

Annual Service User Survey 2018-19

We carried out our annual service user survey across Cranstoun Group services from December 2018 to February 2019. The...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun’s residential detoxification service, City Roads – an announcement

It is with deep regret that, after 40 years of operation, Cranstoun is announcing the proposed closure of City...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Pavilions rated ‘Good’ in latest CQC report

We’re delighted to announce Pavilions, our substance misuse service in Brighton, has received an overall ‘Good’ CQC rating. The...

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News & Media, Our Impact

CQC rates Swanswell services ‘Good’ in all areas

We’re delighted to announce our Swanswell Worcestershire service has received an overall ‘Good’ CQC rating at two of its...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Swanswell to work with Thames Valley Police on drugs diversion pilot scheme in West Berkshire

Thames Valley Police has launched a drugs diversion pilot scheme in West Berkshire. The scheme, which aims to reduce...

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News & Media, Our Impact

IRiS Reading awarded grant by Reading Lions Club

IRiS Reading is pleased to have been awarded a grant of £500 by the Reading Lions Club ‘Lions Den’...

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News & Media, Our Impact

CQC rates Cranstoun City Roads ‘Good’ in all areas

We’re delighted to announce our residential detox service City Roads has received an overall ‘Good’ CQC rating. Following an...

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News & Media

Caroline Lucas MP visits Brighton Pavilions

Caroline Lucas MP visited our Brighton service, Pavilions, on Friday 7 September. We showed her around the new premises...

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News & Media, Our Impact

Cranstoun awarded grant by Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation

We’re delighted to announce we have been issued a grant award of £2,500 by Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation. The...

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