Carvery supports Friends of Stepping Stones
Toby Carvery Cockleshell is pledging its support to local charity, Friends of Stepping Stones, after the restaurant reopened on Saturday 14th October. The popular restaurant reopened on Saturday 14th October following an extensive remodel. The carvery and its staff are planning a host of fundraising events and activities in the upcoming months, and are aiming to raise money and awareness for the great cause.
Friends of Stepping Stones cut the ribbon!
The Gorseinon Toby Carvery celebrated its local charity commitments by inviting Treasurer of the Friends of Stepping Stones Charity, Gerwyn Tumelty, to officially reopen the new look restaurant, making him the guest of honour at a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony. The celebration comes after a year of charity success for the South-West Wales carvery, during which they’ve raised more than £400 for the support service.
Eight new jobs created
Located on Heol-Y-Mynydd, the refreshed Toby Carvery resumed serving roasts to diners after an extensive two-week refurbishment. Following a significant investment in the restaurant, eight new jobs have been created for the local area.
Commenting on the restaurant’s new look, Toby Carvery Cockleshell’s general manager, Sam Nicoll, said: “We’re so pleased how brilliant Toby Carvery Cockleshell looks following the refurbishment, and we were thrilled to have had Gerywn from Friends of Stepping Stones cut the ceremonial ribbon for us.
Friends help children with disabilities
“Friends of Stepping Stones is such a great charity, and the work they do to help children with disabilities learn and take part in fun, exciting activities is brilliant to see. They’re such an integral part of the local community and we’re really excited to get stuck in and support them.
Stepping Stones Children’s Centre run by Action for Children provides services for pre-school children who have an emerging or diagnosed disability. At Stepping Stones, children take part in activities both in a group and working one-to-one with a project worker. Playworkers are also on site to facilitate play and learning opportunities and to be with children between one-to-one sessions. This facility is available to all families in Swansea who are referred by health professionals (since attendance is based on disability), and no other similar facility exists within the area.
Friends of Stepping Stones is an organisation which was started by families whose children attend or attended the Stepping Stones project, and who want to provide fundraising and support for the Centre. They want the service to be available to everyone who needs it. Friends of Stepping Stones has existed since 2000 in its current form obtaining independent Charity status in March 2009.
FoSS is an organisation that collects funds on behalf of Stepping Stones and gifts these funds to the Centre for appropriate projects.
At the ceremony at Toby Carvery Cockleshell, Sam Nicholl went on to add,
For many, the great British roast is the ultimate heart-warming food, and we just can’t wait to serve the people of Gorseinon and the surrounding area a traditional dinner in our fresh surroundings. With our specially trained chefs, friendly and attentive team, and our warm and welcoming atmosphere, guests will find their new look Toby Carvery is the perfect place to get together and enjoy a delicious roast dinner.”
For more information, or to make a booking at the new look Toby Carvery Cockleshell, please visit their website here. or call 01792 893594. Address: Toby Carvery Cockleshell, Heol-Y-Mynydd, Gorseinon, Swansea, SA4 4DJ
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