Entries by carol cowe

Please nominate us by 17th July ….

Just under a week left to nominate Dementia Friendly Parishes around The Yealm for JustGiving’s Charity of the Year 2019. We have been running for 7 years and this year have become a Charity. Please help us win JustGiving’s Charity of the Year 2019 by clicking here.

Yealmpton Show 2018

What a fabulous day we had raising awareness at Yealmpton show .An amazing community event that we are proud to be part of . Our thanks to our great supporters Saltram Rotary for our spot on their pitch!

SENSORY BANDS

A huge thank you to Down Thomas and Heybrook Bay WI who have been hard at work supporting us by knitting these sensory bands. They provide comfort for restless or anxious hands . If you know anyone who would benefit from one then please do ask . There is no charge for them . Good […]

SEAMOOR LOTTO

We have joined the new SeaMoor Lotto Draw ! The first draw is in just a few weeks time . Please select us as your worthy cause and buy a ticket or two . There is the chance for you to win up to £25,000 each week and we benefit too !! Tap on the […]

CARERS’ WEEK

It is Carers Week . Do you know anyone caring for someone with dementia ? Please put them in touch with us for ongoing support to help them continue doing a fantastic job.

TESCO BAGS OF HELP

BIG NEWS ! You can vote for us in the Tesco Bags of Help grant Scheme. Voting is in July and August at Tesco Lee Mill , Ivybridge Express and both Plympton Express stores . Each time you shop you receive a token and have the choice of three worthwhile causes to choose from . […]

Bill / Radio 4

Here is Bill being interviewed by Sarah Swaddling from BBC radio 4 , Farming Today. Bill spoke so eloquently about having dementia and the challenges it brings and about living in a rural parish. He spoke so positively about the support from his own community , the need for awareness raising to continue and the […]

LUSCOMBE MAYE

Jason Hooper, Associate for Luscombe Maye in Yealmpton, recently presented Pat Ward, on behalf of the Dementia Friendly Parishes Around the Yealm, a charity hamper. The donation will be raffled off at a Folk Evening the organisation has arranged on 8th June at the Royal Western Yacht Club. Huge thanks to Luscombe Maye for their generous donation […]

Devon County Show

Tomorrow we will be at the Devon County Show attending the launch of the national rural dementia document. We are attending in recognition of our hard work and huge contributions to its planning, writing and reviewing.