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A77 Upgrade

Regular travellers may have noticed work at Bogend Toll, beginning the upgrading of this section of the A77. Read more

Scott Goes The Extra Mile For Hansel

Scott Brown proved he is a real superman by completing the Virgin London Marathon wearing a 50lb back pack. Read more

Hansel Day

Friday 26th April 2013 was the first ever Hansel Day - and what a day it was! Read more

Close up and personal

Hansel Day, Friday 26th April, saw Hansel with a double page spread in the Evening Times. Read more

5x50 Challenge

Never one to shy away from a challenge, Karen Lapsley, Service Manager at Shawburn, one of our small group living services, is doing the 5x50 challenge to raise funds for Hansel.
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Step Into Spring

What a lovely afternoon was had by all at our Step Into Spring Event held at Lochgreen House Hotel on Wednesday 24th April 2013. Read more

Search For Youngsters With The Write Stuff

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations we are holding a short story competition. Read more

An Eggcellent Easter Sale

6 Year Old Mareesa, Pupil At St Mark's Primary School In Irvine Sells Chocolate For Hansel. Read more

Volvo Go For Gold!

It's amazing what a bit of team work can achieve! Read more

Ayrshire NFU Plough On For Hansel

Ayrshire members of the National Farmers Union joined forces with Ayrshire Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club to host a supper evening at Carlton Hotel in Prestwick in aid of Hansel. Read more

Wheely Great Effort From Nora!

Nora Harris (83) proved she is a real super gran by completing our 5K Auchincruive Fun Run in her wheelchair, raising £168 for the Our Space Appeal. Read more

A Warm Hansel Welcome to Ali Mundell.

Ali joined us as HR Manager at the beginning of last week. She comes to Hansel with 13 years HR experience, in the private sector and, for the last 8 years, with the Police Service. Ali said, "I am delighted to be here and look forward to the challenge and privilege of working at Hansel".
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Hansel at Taigh Mor

We have been delivering flexible respite supports at Taigh Mor in Beith for North Ayrshire Council for just over 6 months now and celebrated with an Open Day on the 4th of April. Read more

Hansel's Staff: Simply The Best

We have long understood that our staff are key to our success and felt that a heartfelt and public 'Thank You' was overdue so, on the 1st of March 2013 we held our first Staff Awards Ceremony. More than 90 people attended the event in Lindy's but our thanks and appreciation extend to all of the 400+ staff team. Read more

Goldilocks Helps Hansel In It's Golden Year!

Kingcase Players put on a show stopping performance of their panto "Goldielocks And The Three Bears and helped to raise funds for Hansel. Read more

Auchincruive Fun Run on Track to Raise £3,500

More than 150 runners braved the cold and the rain to take part in our annual Auchincruive Fun Run on March 17.

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Little Paintings Help Hansel Grow Is A Big Success

A group of Scottish artists have helped to raise more than £15000 for Hansel. Read more

Scotswoman Of The Year

Blanche Nicolson, our Director of Client Services, was one of the six inspirational women shortlisted for this year's Evening Times Scotswoman Of The Year Award. Read more

Hands Up For Hansel!

Our thanks to guests and staff from the Cabin who braved the cold last Wednesday for a photo shoot at Irvine Beach Park. Read more

Happy 50th!

Hansel is 50 this year and so are 5 of the people we work for and 16 of our staff. Read more

Marathon Man Pledges Anniversary Challenge

Ayrshire fitness fanatic, Scott Brown from Irvine, is putting his best foot forward by taking part in this year’s London Marathon, Sunday April 21st. Read more

Stewart Travel Holiday Show

Happy Holidays To Helen From Hansel! Read more

23rd Charity Bonspiel

A big thank you to Sally Gray for organising the 23rd Charity Bonspiel in aid of Hansel at the Galleon Leisure Centre. Read more

Does Hansel have its second Scotswoman of the year?

Our Director of Client Services, Blanche Nicolson, has been shortlisted for the Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year award. This is the 50th year of this prestigious award making Blanche's nomination especially apt in Hansel's 50th anniversary year especially as her mother, Isobel Murdoch, was Scotswoman of the year in 1967. Read more

Ladies Lunches at Lochgreen

We have just finished another great week of Ladies Lunches at the beautiful Lochgreen House Hotel. Read more

A new logo for the Compass Network

Gaby and Kirsten unveil the new logo for the Compass Network. Read more