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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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Divert – breaking the cycle of drug crime

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is backing a new scheme which will see those caught by the police for ‘possession of a controlled substance’ and not ‘possession with intent to supply’ be put into a programme to divert them away from the criminal...

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Cranstoun to co-deliver Housing First service in Birmingham

Cranstoun has been awarded a contract to co-deliver the Housing First service in Birmingham from June 8th. Cranstoun will deliver the service in partnership with Birmingham City Council and other Housing First providers. The Housing First service supports entrenched...

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Cranstoun announces new Chair of Trustees

After 10 years on Cranstoun's Board of Trustees, Richard Pertwee has stepped down. Richard's legal background, coupled with a desire to improve the lives of others and their communities has provided Cranstoun with strong leadership and governance. Richard has...

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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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