Entries by Claire Jackson

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Age UK Northumberland Drop In Clinic

Age UK Northumberland has a monthly drop in clinic at Corbridge Health Centre, on the first Monday of the month, from 10.00am to 2.00pm. The drop in clinic can help you find out more about maximising you income, managing a health condition, social activites and day centres in your area. You don’t need to be […]

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Library Pod comes to Hexham

A new, soundproof listening pod that offers a quiet space to sit and read will visit Hexham Library from next week. The pod has been specifically designed for the library service and is a modern, versatile space with audio access. It  is easily accessible by all ages and can comfortably seat two adults, or an […]

Dementia Film Screening

Peter Woods of HexhamTV has made a film with a group of carers from Amble who are looking after their partners with dementia. The film is called ‘A Space at the Table’ because the space at the table that the person living with dementia would normally fill is gradually fading away with far reaching implications […]

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Community Information Morning May 2019

The next Community Information Morning will take place on Tuesday 14 May, between 10.30am and 12.30pm in the Resource Room (next to Cafe at Burn Lane). Come along and talk to local organisations with advice and support about health, wellbeing and more. For more information give us a call on: 01434 600599.

Alzheimer’s Society monthly drop-ins

Are you worried about your memory? Come and have an informal chat with a dementia adviser at one of the new monthly drop-ins at Cafe @ Burn Lane. The drop-ins take place on the first Monday of the month, starting 3 December, between 11.00am and 1.00pm. For more information contact: northumberland@alzheimers.org.uk.

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Carers Over 60 Events

If you’re a carer over 60 you’re invited to a free event from Carers Northumberland, to see what support is on offer. The event is a chance to find out about carers’ rights, have a go at some spring crafts and even take part in the Great Carers Bake Off! To find out more details contact […]

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Coffee and Cake Offer – Cafe @ Burn Lane

We have a new offer at the cafe, starting Monday 18 March. Between 2.00pm and 3.30pm you can choose any coffee (or a standard hot chocolate) and any piece of cake or scone for £2.50 per person. We hope this makes an affordable afternoon treat for local people and visitors to Hexham. For enquiries and […]

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Citizens Advice Bureau Opening Times

As from Monday 4 March 2019 CAB Northumberland has new opening hours as follows: Prudhoe face-to-face ‘drop-in’ service: The Manors, Adderlane Rd, Prudhoe NE42 5ET Wednesday: 9.30am to 11.30pm Hexham face-to-face ‘drop-in’ service: The Community Centre, Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NP Friday: 9.30am to 1.30pm Debt and energy advice helpline: Telephone: 01670 339960 Monday to Friday: […]

The Golden Guide 2019

This popular FREE guide for Over 50s in Northumberland is well known for information on activities, clubs and social groups across Northumberland, and this year’s edition is available now.  Readers also discover how to find expert advice on their health, their home, their care and their money. New things to do include Social Fridays, Core […]

Mental Health Crisis and Emergency Care

Have you used the emergency care department at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital when you or the person you care for has experienced a mental health crisis? If so, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust would like to hear from you. They hope to better understand what it feels like to be a patient attending emergency care in […]