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Lady Tollemache opens new Ipswich headquarters for Ormiston Families

PUBLISHED: 12:05 24 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:05 24 October 2017

From left to right: Robert Parkinson, the chair of the board of trustees, Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Peter Murray, founding patron and Mark Heasman, chief executive of Ormiston Families outside Ormiston Families� new headquarters. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES

From left to right: Robert Parkinson, the chair of the board of trustees, Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Peter Murray, founding patron and Mark Heasman, chief executive of Ormiston Families outside Ormiston Families� new headquarters. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES

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Ormiston Families has unveiled its new base in The Drift, Ipswich which has enabled it to be closer to its teams.

Left to right: Robert Parkinson, the chairman of the board of trustees, Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Peter Murray, founding patron and Mark Heasman show off the official plaque. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES Left to right: Robert Parkinson, the chairman of the board of trustees, Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Peter Murray, founding patron and Mark Heasman show off the official plaque. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES

The charity supports families, children and young people manage challenges they may face, and provides advice and support in areas such as mental health, bridging the gap between home and school, domestic abuse and imprisonment.

Ormiston Families’ president Lady Tollemache helped open the new headquarters, and said: “We have been looking for a new family home for several years and we have finally found the perfect one.

Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families delivering her speech at the opening. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families delivering her speech at the opening. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES

“I am delighted that the amazing staff at Ormiston Families are now based in a modern, flexible office.

“I would like to thank all of those who made this move possible.”

Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Ipswich deputy mayor Roger Fern and Mark Heasman, chief executive of Ormiston Families. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES Lady Tollemache, president of Ormiston Families, Ipswich deputy mayor Roger Fern and Mark Heasman, chief executive of Ormiston Families. Picture: ORMISTON FAMILIES

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