Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
03 Oct 2012
Running to Make a Difference: Robin Hood Half-Marathon 2012
It was a cold, blustery Sunday morning – not a good night to have slept rough – as intrepid runners from across the country geared up to begin the Ikano Robin Hood Half-Marathon - a 13.1 mile jaunt around Nottingham city.
21 Sep 2012
Charity and business: a world of opportunities
If you work for a large company then it’s likely you will, at some stage, have “done something for charity.”
06 Sep 2012
Volunteering with Gateway to Nature
Gateway to Nature is indebted to its wonderful volunteers; for the skills they’ve shared, the time they’ve given and the support they’ve provided.
30 Aug 2012
Framework: giving young people a fresh start
Framework works with dozens of vulnerable young people every year, helping them to overcome the problems that, if not confronted effectively, could lead to a lifetime of entrenched social exclusion and homelessness.
25 Aug 2012
Barista social enterprise saves junior footballers’ season
Framework's Barista social enterprise cafe in Woodthorpe Grange Park has stepped in to ensure that members of a new boys’ football team will start their inaugural season in style.
21 Aug 2012
Framework welcomes new street fundraising rules
Framework has welcomed tough new rules to regulate the conduct of street fundraisers - known to the media as "chuggers".
11 Aug 2012
Alcohol service takes on care for cat and her kittens
Residents and staff at Michael Varnam House, Framework’s residential alcohol treatment centre in Nottingham, have been playing host to some unusual guests - a stray cat and her five kittens.
01 Aug 2012
Refurbished Mansfield allotment will help prevent homelessness
People who are at risk of becoming homeless as a result of mental health issues are to enjoy the benefit of a newly refurbished allotment in Mansfield.
22 Jun 2012
Framework: 24 hours in tweets!
So, you’ve heard of Framework, you’ve heard about the work we do and (quite possibly) you are even supporting us financially. But do you really know about all the things we do to help homeless and vulnerable people in you communities?
23 Apr 2012
Marathon man tops £5,000 for Framework
Forty-six-year-old Ashley Baldwin is taking a well earned rest after raising a staggering £5,000 for Framework at yesterday’s Virgin London Marathon.