●● A CARE village is hosting dementia drop-in sessions.
Free to attend, the sessions offer members of the public a chance to access information, dementia support and services, discuss care issues and gain advice from mental health professionals.
The events will be at Belong Macclesfield, Kennedy Avenue, on Thursday August 27 from 2-4pm and Thursday September 24 from 2-4pm.
The ‘Talk Dementia’ sessions are hosted by admiral nurse Caroline Clifton, who works at Belong Macclesfield, and Belong Dementia Champion, Rachael Ward.
Admiral nurses are mental health nurses who seek to improve the quality of life for people affected by dementia. ●● A FORMER pub is set to be transformed into five flats.
Plans have been revealed to convert The Barnfield, on Catherine Street, Macclesfield, into accommodation.
The scheme for the listed building is currently with Cheshire East Council planning officers. ●● A BUILDING currently home to an insurance firm could be turned into residential properties.
Assed Rasool is applying to change the property at 10 Hibel Road, next to the magistrates’ court, into an unknown number of homes. ●● PLANS have been submitted to build new accommodation for nuns who run a care home.
The Pallottine Missionary Sisters run Park Mount Care Home on Park Mount Drive.
The new building will create self contained living accommodation for the nuns.
Plans include eight en-suite bedrooms, a kitchen, dining room, lounge and prayer room. ●● AUTHOR Jane Butcher is to run a short story writing workshop at Macclesfield Library on July 30 from 10am.