Birmingham Pre-Christmas Lunch

Christmas

26 November 2022
It was great to have 16 people meet up at the Packhorse Pub on Saturday 26th November for a pre-Christmas Lunch and was really lovely to welcome four new members plus partners/friends.

Milford Afternoon Tea

The next Milford Afternoon Tea is on Sunday November 20th from 2pm until 5pm. We are starting earlier in the hope everyone’s journey home is easier. Paul Graham, Senior Occupational Therapist from Queen Elizabeth’s foundation for disabled people, will be our speaker. The address for the meeting is, The Clockhouse, Chapel Lane, Milford, Nr. Godalming Surrey. GU8 5EZ Following refreshment …

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Group Social – 8th October

News

We are pleased to announce our first group social meeting, on Saturday 8th October 2022 in Birmingham. Members should find further details of the day in their e-mails. We need members to confirm attendance by 26th Sept so that we can ensure appropriate catering. The main objective of the day is for socialising with other members. However, there are also …

Stockport Zoom Meeting

Stockport

It was expected to have as a F2F meeting as before, but we couldn’t find anyone able to help set up and take down. So we are having a Zoom. It will be a general chat, but people are invited to raise particular points either at the Zoom, or if they want to email me, I can do a bit …

AGM Presentation – Olivia Rickmans work at Exeter (by Zoom)

AGM Presentation via Zoom

On Weds 24th August at 7pm Andrew Crosby and Emma Baple will give us an overview of the work that Olivia Rickman did for her PhD via Zoom. We funded part of Olivia’s PhD at Exeter between 2016 and 2019. There should be time for some questions and answers afterwards. If you wish to attend please ask for details of …

AGM Presentation – Benefits Overview (by Zoom)

AGM Presentation via Zoom

On Weds 10th August at 7pm Janet McBride will give us an overview of disability and other related benefits via Zoom. There should be time for some questions and answers afterwards. If you wish to attend please ask for details of the Zoom link.  

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AGM 2022

News

The Group AGM will be via Zoom on Sat 16th July 2022

Colchester Branch Meeting Report

Group Meeting

10th April 2022
We met at Feering Community Centre, near Colchester in Essex on Sunday, 10th April for our first face-to-face meeting since October 2019.  It was so good to meet in person again.

Hitchin get together report

Group Meeting

30th April 2022
The Hitchin Get together was held on the 30th April 2022 @ 13.30 @ the Orange Tree pub. It was the first face to face meet up since the pandemic began in 2020.

Milford meeting report – So good!

23rd April 2022
During the afternoon, I heard these words many times. Why? So good to see each other again. So good to be able to chat and share again. So good not to be the only one with a funny walk. This last comment was surprising, but confirms the benefits of meeting with others with the same disability.