The Made-Well Blog

Learn Devon

In March adult learners from Made-well attending a Learn Devon course took part in a sponsored sports activity and raised £300 for Sports Relief. The activities included a swim and gym session at Parklands Leisure centre in Okehampton. The sports sessions were an element of their course where they worked as a team to plan [...]

Learn Devon 2018-06-29T09:54:40+00:00

Upholstery

Folks joining in with upholstery sessions are starting to put their top fabrics on and completing the shape of their stuffing - the most rewarding process as the finishing touches are led completely by the upholsterer. Mike has started his second project - a Victorian sofa!

Upholstery 2018-06-20T16:40:21+00:00

Cafe Opens Saturday

Our cafe is open Monday - Friday, 9-3 throughout the year but will also open on Saturdays from April 7th for the spring/summer until September. We have a friendly collection of animals and a children’s play area, as well as fresh vegetables, farm reared meat, plants, herbs and gifts for sale. Ample parking, WiFi, accessible [...]

Cafe Opens Saturday 2018-02-11T13:15:18+00:00

Milking Stools

We have recently began a make your own milking stool group ! Build yourself one of these small stools to bring back the charm of days gone by, or use it to milk a cow. Milking stools are not just for cows anymore. They're used as contemporary footstools, home decor, or end tables, just about [...]

Milking Stools 2017-11-21T07:35:23+00:00

Hatherleigh Carnival Success

We entered our pirate themed float into Hatherleigh carnival 2017 and we are thrilled to announce we won 1st prize in our class (artistic any materials) and best local float. Hatherleigh’s annual carnival truly brings the community together and we felt proud to be part of the spectacular event. A lot of time and effort is put [...]

Hatherleigh Carnival Success 2017-11-21T07:38:43+00:00

Empowering Enterprise 18-24

A flexible programme to help 18-24 year olds who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) develop their employability and life skills, giving them the confidence to move into a positive outcome. The programme will engage over 600 of Devon’s most socially-excluded young people. Petroc is leading 13 End to End partners to deliver this project across [...]

Empowering Enterprise 18-24 2017-10-11T13:43:08+00:00