The 'CIARA' in Middleton Experience
This the only place in the world that recovering addicts are running an establishment with multiple venues as part of their recovery program. They work and run the accommodation, catering, the grounds, the Pub, the Shop, Bottle-store, Post-Office, Farm-Stall (Padstal), Caravan + Camping facilities, manage the finances (do the books) and take care of all the buying to make Ciara Middleton run smoothly.
All this while offering services and a variety of venues to the public, fellow residents, their families and also to the staff (also recovered addicts) to benefit from this.
It is situated amongst the rolling hills of the Eastern Cape, surrounded by luscious green meadows, on the banks of the Fish River lies Middleton; a railway siding with its quaint Cape Dutch/African architecture that reminds one of the Victorian era.
A large part of the town’s magic is the grounds, set on the banks of the great fish river, the grounds contain well-manicured gardens, rolling lawns, tennis courts, a swimming pool and a conference center seating 100 people. The river offers some superb yellow fish fishing and is a birdwatchers paradise, with bird-life ranging from sun birds to fish eagles.
The fully stocked pub, known as the Tavern, has a large flat screen for all your sports viewing and with friendly and helpful bar staff you can get all you want out of a visit.
We have great location for sundowners or to just relax – plus the food is great and we even have pizza if you get hungry (or take-away). It’s just a really relaxed place for a chilled evening.Why not pop in for a visit and see for yourself!
Camels walking a long way for Bibles
Mr Arends and other members from 'School -of-Fire' are walking to raise funds for Bible-Distribution.
They recently passed Middleton (Ciara) and spend a bit of time there, still on their way to Port-Elizabeth.
Have a look here on 'netwerk24.com' for the full report.
( click here: Camels walk for Bibles - report by Netwerk24 )
See the news clip on the SABC here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDXO7a_yhX0