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Steps to Work trainees celebrated at Winter Graduation Ceremony

26th January, 2024

We were delighted to celebrate the achievements of 22 graduates from the Steps to Work programme at our Winter Graduation Ceremony this week.

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Strawberry Field unveils commemorative stone in honour of the 40th anniversary of Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon’s visit in 1984

24th January, 2024

Marking the 40th anniversary of Yoko Ono Lennon and Sean Ono Lennon’s visit to The Salvation Army’s Strawberry Field in Liverpool in 1984, a commemorative stone in honour of John Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono and their son Sean was unveiled at Strawberry Field.

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Steps to Work to receive funding from Ford Fund

16th January, 2024

We are delighted to announce that we will receive funding for our Steps to Work programme as part of Ford's £1m investment in the community surrounding it's Halewood site.

Amonst other projects in the local area, The Ford Fund will support the Steps to Work programme at Strawberry Field, which supports young adults aged 18-25 with learning difficulties, who are neurodivergent or who face barriers to employment.

Ford’s Halewood plant has a long history of charitable work. Its shop floor charity committee, founded in 1983, passed the £1m donation total in 2015.

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BBC Radio Merseyside to broadcasts Celebrating Christmas at Strawberry Field on Christmas Day

21st December, 2023

Listen in to 'Celebrating Christmas with Strawberry Field' on Christmas Day on BBC Radio Merseyside! Enjoy the sounds of our festive carol concert with your Christmas breakfast between 8am and 9am on Paul Beesley's breakfast show. You can catch Paul's show here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0gy75p4

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Strawberry Field kicked off Christmas at Liverpool's St George's Hall

30th November, 2023

Strawberry Field was delighted to host our large-scale carol concert in the stunning setting of the Great Hall in Liverpool’s St George’s Hall. ‘Celebrating Christmas with Strawberry Field’, on the Sunday 26th November, saw friends and supporters enjoy a unique start to the festive season in the city.

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Strawberry Field Christmas Gift Guide & Black Friday Offer

21st November, 2023

To help you with your Christmas shopping, we've put together a selection of our bestselling items which make great presents for a loved one - and you can enjoy FREE SHIPPING over Black Friday weekend!

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Strawberry Field joins Neurodiversity in Business to Support Neurodivergent Individuals in the Workforce

10th November, 2023

Strawberry Field is proud to have become a Community Partner of Neurodiversity in Business (NiB), the voluntary industry forum supporting the participation of neurodivergent individuals in the workforce. We want to be a part of NiB’s journey to unlock the potential of neurodiversity in business for the benefit of all neurodivergent individuals. At Strawberry Field we deliver the Steps to Work programme which empowers young adults aged 18 – 25 with learning difficulties, who are neurodivergent or have barriers to employment into paid work.

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Strawberry Field to celebrate Christmas with a festive concert at St George’s Hall

13th October, 2023

The Salvation Army’s Strawberry Field will bring its annual Christmas carol concert to St George’s Hall this November in partnership with one of Liverpool’s most esteemed heritage trusts, St George’s Hall Charitable Trust.

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Strawberry Field hosts event to celebrate 23 graduates

13th September, 2023

The summer of 2023 saw 23 people graduate across our Steps at Strawberry Field programmes, including Steps to Work, Steps to Work Lite and Steps to Volunteer.

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Liverpool’s iconic Strawberry Field officially dedicates its new bandstand

4th September, 2023

The Salvation Army’s iconic Strawberry Field attraction in Liverpool publicly thanked benefactor and music icon, Cliff Cooper, in a dedication ceremony to officially mark its opening attended by Commissioners Anthony and Gill Cotterill, Territorial Leaders of The Salvation Army on Saturday 2nd September.

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“The plan to open Strawberry Field to the public for the first time - so people can see a unique exhibition about the home, how and why the song was written by John, and allow visitors to explore the grounds as John did as a child - is very exciting.”

Lady Judy Martin OBE