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27 March 2018

Little Miracles in Ramsey use £48,917 funding on Rhino UK’s Sensory Equipment

by Alexandra Hooson

The People’s Project who partner with the Big Lottery Fund, The National Lottery and ITV, give the public the chance to decide how National Lottery Funding can make a difference in their local community.

£3 million of National Lottery funding was up for grabs and 95 organisations shortlisted across the UK, one being Little Miracles in Ramsey. The charity would use the £48,917 funding to support families with children who have disabilities and life-limiting conditions. Using sensory equipment and specialist toys, the projects aims to create a multi-sensory environment which can deliver a range of experiences for learning, stimulation, therapy and fun. The sensory space will also be for specific therapy work, including physiotherapy, speech therapy and aromatherapy.

Little Miracles were delighted to be the winner of the funding and approached Rhino UK just 2 weeks ago asking them to design and install a Sensory Room into their children’s Centre and, kit out more of the centre with soft play resources and other sensory resources including the Omi Vista interactive projection system.

Today was the official opening of the Sensory Room just 2 weeks after Little Miracle’s initial contact with Rhino UK!

Rhino UK went along to the official opening of the Sensory Room today. The ribbon to the room was cut by the Mayor of Ramsey, Amy from Little Miracle and Richard a Centre User. Local families attended and admired the new sensory resources which were going to have such an amazing, positive impact on so many lives.

Rhino UK would like to thank Little Miracles for giving them the opportunity to work with them on this incredible project.

For more information on Rhino UK and the Sensory Solutions we can provide please get in touch 01270 766660 or visit our website: www.rhinouk.com.