Balloon release celebrates £400,000 sensory room as charity bounces back from brink
Multicoloured balloons filled the sky to mark the opening of a life-changing £400,000 room that gives hope to thousands of severely disabled people and their families.
A dramatic rain shower did not put off the hundreds of supporters, staff and users of the Space Centre from celebrating the launch of Space 2.
But the creation of this life-changing centre nearly did not happen.
Former fundraiser Fiona Barnes left the charity in dire straits after pretending grants of £800,000 were available to build the new room – a ruse to cover up her thefts of £24,000.
The charity almost had to sell up to... read more
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