A New Addition - Akaroa14 October 2014
Welcoming a new addition to our caravan family Thank you to our wonderful supporter, Kim Maidment, for helping us grow the number of Family Holiday Association caravans to 14.
500 for 50008 October 2014
To commemorate and celebrate our 40th anniversary, we're asking 500 friends to mark the occasion. We're challenging 500 of our friends to help us commemorate and celebrate our 40th anniversary next year.
Getting Muddy for Smiles07 October 2014
Coast Insurance got together and rolled in the mud to help us give families a seaside break. The Major Series is not for the light at heart, but the fine people over at Coast Insurance braved this obstacle course to help us create more smiles on the seaside.
Teachers Community Launch Sweet Dreams Diary06 October 2014
Local community of teachers launch 2015 diary to help children and their families enjoy a holiday Inspired to help children from under-privileged families experience the joys and life-long memories a holiday can provide, a group of digital-savvy teachers connected over Twitter to create the Sweet Dreams 2015 Diary - available now for purchase.
Archive Footage Discovered11 September 2014
Esther Rantzen opens 1979 Street Fair The Family Holiday Association started life as a local North London charity helping families in the Barnet area. Started by Pat and Joan Laurance in 1975, the charity initially depended for income on local events such as their annual Hill Close Street Fair. Pat and Joan were very successful at getting celebrities to come along and open the event and in 1979 Esther Rantzen and family agreed to do the honours!
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Great North Run 201409 September 2014
The sun shone on the Tyne for this iconic event Sunday 7th September saw our first of this autumn’s half marathons take place, in the shape of the Bupa Great North Run. Starting in Newcastle, over 55,000 runners compete in this iconic event and this year was extra special, as the race was the first of its kind to see its millionth finisher!