News and Events


Read the latest views and events from Cranstoun, or see how and where we’ve been featured in the news below. For any further information, please call us on 020 8335 1830 or email

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Volunteer spotlight

Cranstoun believes in giving people opportunities to lead happy, healthy and safe lives.  We encourage ongoing learning, as one of the five pillars of wellbeing, and have supported 13 apprentices over two years, eight in Health & Social Care and five in Business...

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Bucking the Trend in Alcohol Treatment

Annie Steele, Director of Operations Working in alcohol and drug services over the past 24 years, I have seen a number of changes including the move from alcohol specific services to alcohol and drug integrated services. Despite alcohol misuse having been identified...

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Cranstoun in the media

IRiS Reading awarded grant by Reading Lions Club

IRiS Reading is pleased to have been awarded a grant of £500 by the Reading Lions Club ‘Lions Den’ programme. We would like to thank the Lions Club of Reading for this grant, which will be used towards providing our service users with complementary therapies. The...

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ITV News Meridian report on Iris Reading Women’s Day event

ITV News Meridian attended our Reading service’s International Women’s Day 2018 event and spoke to women who have battled years of drug and alcohol addiction. Click the link to watch the news story: ITV report – Women describe their battles against alcohol and drug...

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