On 4 October 2008 Vitalise Churchtown ran a fun and fishing day at Rashleigh Lakes in Luxulyan.  The family event, supported by Roche Angling Club, gave visitors the chance to participate in taster sessions with fishing coaches provided by the Club.  

For non-anglers, there were games, a raffle and a treasure hunt on the day. 

In 2007 members of Roche Angling Club, with huge support from both Restormel Borough Council and the Environment Agency, began a regeneration project transforming the lakes in to an accessible venue to enable wheelchair users to enjoy the sport. On the day people of all abilities benefited from taster sessions.   

Vitalise Churchtown is an accessible residential Centre in the heart of Cornwall, providing adventure breaks, short breaks, self-catering holidays and day activities for adults and children with physical, sensory and learning difficulties. Churchtown’s 12-acre site includes an adventure course, a small working farm, climbing tower, nature reserve and archery range. Activities are available both on site and around Cornwall’s countryside with adventure activities including canoeing, climbing, and abseiling. 

Vitalise is a national charity providing essential services for disabled people, visually impaired people, and carers.  As well as Vitalise Churchtown, the Charity offers short breaks at four other accessible Centres in Essex, Nottingham, Southampton and Southport, with a programme of activities, excursions and theme weeks throughout the year. 

For full details contact the Centre on 01208 872148 or email ctevents@vitalise.org.uk

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