Local charity Caring Connections raised over 1000 pounds for the Whiston and St Helens Hospital Charity through completing charity abseils at both the Whiston and St Helens Hospital sites.

The aim of the abseils was to raise money for the hospitals charity fund aiming to further provide better outcomes for local patients.

Caring Connections John Paul Project in Partnership with Aspire Combat Sports is launching a new project supporting veterans through Brazilian Ju-Jitsu.

Caring Connections is looking for volunteer peer mentors for The John Paul Project.

Caring Connections is a local charity based in Kirkby which specialises in the provision of home care services to vulnerable groups.

This year the charity launched a Christmas Hamper appeal, aiming to provide their 60 service users / families with a Christmas food hamper. A call to action was made to local business to help with donations of food and other items which could fill the hampers.

Caring Connections launched the John Paul project in Oct 2018 aiming to provide targeted talking therapies support to veterans suffering with psychological issues. The national lottery awards for all scheme has now approved £9950.00 worth of funding to support the development and growth of project to support local veterans.