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Help us be named Gloucestershire’s charity of the year

Molly Martin receiving her COVID vaccine

Play your part in helping National Star claim the title of Gloucestershire’s charity of the year.

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Care worker Alison lands nurse apprenticeship

Female member of staff smiling as she leans on railings

Career progression for staff is something that National Star cares passionately about.

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National Star trustee retires after 31 years

Trustee Shaun

Shaun Parsons, a trustee who has dedicated 31 years’ service to National Star, has retired.

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Jess’ incredible 100-mile walk for Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Facilitator Jess Peacock smiling in a field with her two dogs

Jess Peacock, a facilitator at National Star, aims to walk 100 miles in five days to raise money for our charity as part of the Captain Tom 100 Challenge.

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Astor Bannerman donates slings to National Star

David Gaskell, Senior B Physiotherapist

Cheltenham company Astor Bannerman has donated 675 slings, worth £67,000, to National Star. Seventy per cent of National Star’s learners and residents use wheelchairs and many need hoisting for all transfers, so slings are absolutely vital.

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