Special Christmas delivery!

In the last three years, Thomas who lives in one of our homes  has been to every Varsity Pro Wrestling show (VPW) which has come to Basingstoke to see his favourite wrestler ‘Ruthless’ Rob Holte and always waits after shows to congratulate the Basingstoke-born grappler, win or lose. As a festive surprise, Mr Holte visited Thomas on December 21 to …

Co-worker achievements celebrated

Over 250 of our co-workers were recognised for their outstanding achievements on Friday 16 November 2018 at our annual awards evening, held this year at Novotel Southampton. The team were presented with awards for outstanding achievements by guest presenters including Stephanie Regular, NatWest Assistant Relationship Manager (North Hampshire CBC), Graham Stead, Client Relationship Director of CMI (IT service providers), Paul …

Doing what we do

At Liaise we are proud of our reputation as a specialist service so we were very pleased to receive the following email recently praising our coworkers for their professionalism and positive attitudes. This was from a former teacher of a new service user who has recently moved into one of our services (published with her permission). Hi I’d just like to …

Marion Cornick, MBE!

We are so proud to share the news with you that our founder & Chair of Directors Marion Cornick has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours for services to education. Marion founded The Loddon School, in Sherfield-on-Loddon, in 1988 for children with severe learning difficulties including autism. She has been involved in special education since 1961. Marion who has also …

Liaise Loddon Co-worker Awards Evening

We hosted our annual co-worker awards at the Hampshire Court Hotel in Basingstoke last week.  Over 100 co-workers  were joined by The Mayor of Basingstoke & Deane, Councillor Ann Court, ex England Cricketer and Managing Director of local business Cotton Graphics Shaun Udal and our founder and Chair of Directors, Marion Cornick. Speaking ahead of the awards, our Managing Director Deborah Cornick said: …

Desert Island Developments

If you could take one thing onto a desert island what would it be?  A favourite book?  A musical instrument?  A hammock…sunscreen…a knife?  These are all pretty common suggestions. Let’s consider the functions of these items for a moment…A knife will help build shelter and fires, catch and prepare food and will even help to make other tools.  Sunscreen will …