Category Archives: Branch news

February 2024 Newsletter

Click here to view our Feb 2024 newsletter It has several links on it and I hope you find it easier to follow those here, rather than from your paper copy.

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Christmas lunch

We had a great turnout for our Christmas lunch at the Tweseldown pub in Church Crookham. This is the first time we have celebrated with a lunch rather than an evening meal and we all enjoyed it. Staff were excellent … Continue reading

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Paul Mayhew Archer : The Incurable Optimist

On June 9th , we were honoured to host Paul Mayhew Archer who presented his “Incurable Optimist” show. Paul is a comedy writer best known as the co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley. Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2011 … Continue reading

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Cream Tea for World Parkinson’s Day

To mark World Parkinson’s Day in April, we held a Cream Tea at the Key Centre in Elvetham Heath. The idea of having a cream tea came from the Oxford branch. Not sure why it was chosen but it was … Continue reading

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Camberley collection result

A message from Alan McMichael Thank you all for your support at yesterday’s collection in Camberley.   It was good to get out and once again show our colours for Parkinson’s.   I thought it was a little quieter than in past … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s cafes

There are two Parkinson’s cafes locally. The branch runs one at Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot GU11 2PT on the fourth Friday of each month 10:30 – 11:30 Join us for an informal cuppa and chat. Ask for Annie There is … Continue reading

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Tea Tent for Farnham Farmers’ Market

Many thanks to everyone who contributed goodies to our tea tent at the Farnham Farmers’ Market. As you can see, we had quite a spread! Not quite as many customers as in previous years. Even so, we did a steady … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea at North Hants Golf Club

Our Afternoon Tea at North Hants Golf Club in August was a great success! 70 people came, and enjoyed a lovely setting with a delicious tea : sandwiches, scones and cream, then cakes with as much tea as you could … Continue reading

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Ukelele concert

What is the best compliment a group can get at the end of a concert? A member of the audience coming up and asking if they can perform at another event! This is what happened when Kevin Manley brought a … Continue reading

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Santa and his helpers

We were asked by the Lions to help run their float in Aldershot in the Saturday before Christmas. Gosh, it was cold but Santa got rather hot beneath his beard.

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