Cafe Sobar is awarded grant from the National Lottery Community Fund
Published at 04-02-2020

Double Impact and Cafe Sobar are delighted to announce that the National Lottery Community Fund have awarded us a grant for three years to further develop Cafe Sobar into a community asset and improve social inclusion for people recovering from drug and alcohol problems.

Spirit of Recovery Awards 2019
Published at 03-12-2019

Friday 29th November saw the 2019 Spirit of Recovery Awards take place, hosted by Cafe Sobar, our social enterprise in Nottingham.

The kind way to do Christmas…
Published at 07-11-2019

Café Sobar, the award-winning social enterprise where all profits go to the addiction recovery charity Double Impact, is offering a thoughtful alternative to the usual office Christmas party. For £25 per head you can enjoy a Christmas mocktail upon arrival, three mouth-watering courses, and tea or coffee.

Graham’s blog - The Robin Hood half – The Magnificent 7 (29.09.2019)
Published at 11-09-2019

I can’t believe it’s a year since our Recovery Running Team took on the Robin Hood Half to celebrate our 20th Birthday as a Charity. This year our “Magnificent Seven” signed up to take on a tough course around our beautiful home city of Nottingham.

Graham’s Blog – The Great North Run – GNR (08.09.2019)
Published at 11-09-2019

After the marathon task (excuse the pun!) of running 20 half marathons in 2018 I took a break from blogging about running but continued to run of course! This year has been a different challenge for me as I have been quietly clocking up the miles in my 1200 miles in 12 months challenge.

Grant to help Recovery Academy model scale up
Published at 01-05-2019

Scaling for success: Double Impact wins support from the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Postcode Innovation Trust.

New Boston Recovery Pathways Project launches
Published at 02-04-2019

Double Impact are please to announce the launch of a new project based in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Cafe Sobar is 5 years old!
Published at 29-01-2019

Double Impact’s social enterprise, Cafe Sobar, is 5 years old this week. The cafe was set up to give people in recovery a safe place to socialise and to provide voluntary work experience to those in recovery.

Lincolnshire Academy Celebration Event
Published at 12-12-2018

Students from the Lincolnshire Academy attended a special celebration event with staff, family and friends. All the students have achieved accredited units, awards and certificates including Mentoring Skills.

NRN and Clean Slate Academies Certificate Presentation Event
Published at 12-12-2018

In October, we celebrated our Nottingham Recovery Network and Clean Slate Academy students’ hard work and success at our certificate presentation event.

Access to Heritage Exhibition
Published at 12-12-2018

Our Access to Heritage project is now finished. We’re really pleased to mark the end of the project by sharing this short film which was made by our friends at Crocodile House.

Graham’s Blog – The Robin Hood Half Marathon (30.09.2018)
Published at 04-10-2018

The final one of the twenty Half Marathon challenge arrived, and fittingly it was time to run around my adopted home of Nottingham, with 24 other people running for Double Impact and raising funds along the way.