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House gutted in Westlake

09 Oct
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A house caught fire in the early hours of Saturday morning (3 October) and was completely gutted, everything destroyed. The owner of the house, Silpha Dreyer, is devastated. Her partner, who was a member of our CDL support group, died of smoke inhalation. We have been trying to help her and her two daughters and […]

Tokai Methodist Church collect for WUCT

11 Sep
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Tokai Methodist Church support us in so many ways, for which we are immensely grateful.  In the past we have received, for example, knitted blankets for all our children and every year financial support is given to some of our needy children. TMC have supported our second hand shop (charity shop) regularly for some years- […]

A night at the Masque Theatre.

11 Sep
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WUCT organised a “thank you,” evening for friends of the Trust on Wednesday 9th September. Around 140 people joined some of the WUCT staff and enjoyed the hilarious Neil Simon play, “The Sunshine Boys.” Delicious eats and a glass of wine was offered to our guests and ,”a good time was had by all.” Here […]

Woman’s Day event in Westlake

13 Aug
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A very successful Woman’s Day event was held in our Community Centre hall on Tuesday 11 August ‘15. 101 people (78 females, 5 children, 18 males) were seen by our home based care team. Blood Pressures, Blood Sugars and BMI testing was done, as well as foot care, hand and nail care. Living Hope also […]

Win one of 10 iPad’s: First Winner announced

07 Aug
Suzette Keswardt, Winner of the first iPad

Suzette Keswardt is the first to win an iPad Air- we held a raffle during July and Suzette was the lucky winner of the first of 10 iPads to be raffled. There will be one iPad a month for the next 9 months….watch this space if you are keen to buy a ticket. We are […]

Report: WUCT AGM: Saturday 25 July 2015

27 Jul
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The Westlake United Church Trust AGM Report back for the 2014 financial year was held on Saturday 25 July in the Community Hall.  The event was well attended and included a ballet item by an Emmanuel Educare past-pupil, singing by two of the Home Based Carers, a dance item by some of the Grade R […]

Goods donated from Dubai

08 Jul
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Originally posted on 4 June 2015: A number of items were recently donated by Jill van Wyk ( who lives in Dubai) and Marianne Stevenson CEO of Aerobridge. Arlene Fish Kalima , heads up our support group for orphans and vulnerable children is shown in the last picture below.   Also shown is Di Forrester […]

William’s Gym: Learning through Movement

08 Jul
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The following was originally posted on 3 June 2015: In the video clip below, William Calglazier works with teacher/trainer, Lee-Ann Dawson, from The GoodSport Trust at Westlake Emmanuel Educare Pre-School. Lee Ann’s time (1 year) was paid for by money that William raised through friends, family, an App award from Citadel on the Move and […]