Latest news from Oaklea Trust

One door shuts - another opens


Profile: Oaklea, 06th Dec, 2018

​Earlier this week we made a major announcement about the purchase of the former Edenside care home in Appleby, Cumbria. This morning our CEO Clive Wigley received the keys and while dodging the showers he quite rightly said; “Now the really hard work begins!”

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Response to Edenside news - huge thank you


Profile: Oaklea, 04th Dec, 2018

The response to the news we revealed yesterday regarding our purchase of the former Edenside Care Home in Appleby, Cumbria was astonishing….as of this morning we have had more than 3,000 responses across our social media channels as well as through the msm (mainstream media) -Our Appleby Hub FB page alone had more than 2,500+ overnight. And the positive vibes are still coming in!

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Oaklea Trust confirms purchase of former Edenside Care Home


Profile: Oaklea, 03rd Dec, 2018

The Oaklea Trust is thrilled to announce that following many months of negotiations it is now the owner of the former Edenside Residential Care Home in Appleby, Cumbria. Edenside, in Holme Street in Appleby, was previously a residential care home for the elderly and has remained unoccupied since Storm Desmond in December 2015.

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All about us - with help from you - Oaklea Annual Report 2018


Profile: Oaklea, 19th Nov, 2018

Our interactive style Annual Report for 2018 is now available - It’s packed with what we have been up to & what we have been doing to ‘support stronger communities’.

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Au revoir - not goodbye -long serving Oaklea Trustees step down


Profile: Oaklea, 09th Nov, 2018

The Charity challenge - finding the next generation! Oaklea Trust have given an emotional send off at this week’s AGM to two longstanding Trustees who have stepped down - Kevin Jones and Andy Blackman. They were presented by Oaklea Chair Cate Grimes with a suitably “refreshing” gift for their invaluable services rendered.

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