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HIGOS Bridport Colour Run

Multi-Coloured success A big thank you goes out to HIGOS's Bridport branch whose staff took part in the Bridport Colour Run, and in doing so raised £650 for Ups and Downs Southwest their charity of the year.   Walking or running they completed the 2.5km at St...

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Congratulations Poppy

Well Done Poppy Beer wins a Year 3 Trophy 2016/17 for the person that made the most progress in the whole of the school. If you have any success stories please send them to...

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They did take part in something amazing!

Scary but Brave... Saturday 24th June 2017, saw 11 people abseil down Uphill Quarry, Weston-Super-Mare for us. We think the pictures say it all. A massive thank you to everyone that came and took part and their supporters, to date you raised an amazing...

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Young Fundraisers receive Diana Award

Two of our young fundraisers have been awarded a Diana Award To celebrate Princess Diana’s Birthday this 20th Anniversary year, The Diana Award releases their Roll of Honour for 2017.  The names of over 750 outstanding young people, from across the UK and the...

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HIGOS £1500 Donation

Fantastic Support Higos Insurance Services have recently donated £1,500. This will help us fund our Summer Trip to Crealy Adventure Park and also our rebranding enabling us to reach more people. Higos said they were delighted to donate the money to such an incredible,...

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HIGOS Lots of Socks

Crazy Multi-Coloured Socks On behalf of everyone at Ups and Downs Southwest, we would like to say a big thank you to Higos for their participation in the Lots of Socks campaign and their generous donation of £250.   The Staff from Higos Insurance Services raised...

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Do you dare? Take part in something amazing!

Have fun and Abseil Uphill Quarry, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset Saturday 13th May 2017 Uphill Quarry venue is located in the village of Uphill a few miles from Weston-Super-Mare. This is a great abseil venue down a very high slightly overhanging cliff face...

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HIGOS Charity of the YEAR 2017

EXCITING NEWS for local Charity! Ups and Downs Southwest, a support group for children and young people with Down Syndrome are delighted to announce that Higos Insurance Services Ltd have chosen to support them as their Charity of the Year for 2017. Higos Insurance...

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Family Support Clinics

Around the Regions To help families around the region we run regular Family Support clinics to offer support and guidance. It maybe help filling in forms, or more general discussions - we are here to help. These clinics operate throughout the region. More info is...

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Flash Mob Dance.

To mark World Down Syndrome Awareness Week we held a Flash Mob Dance at The Orchard Shopping Centre, Taunton, Somerset. read more