Chance for help at party and academy

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Your -

Laura Cheshire, Ge­orge Ware, Ray Pre­ston, Trudy Shep­hard, Char­lotte Gray, Cather­ine Hurst, Beckie Ma­clel­lan, Carol Roome, Richard Hunt and Laura Rowlett at a cheque pre­sen­ta­tion at Queens­gate. (METP-2404-12BD300) FAM­I­LIES are in­vited to en­joy a Grandtea Party to mark Na­tional De­men­tia Aware­ness Week in Peter­bor­ough.

The Alzheimer’s So­ci­ety is hold­ing the event atthe An­nexe, Oun­dle Road Bap­tist Church, Oun­dle Road, from 2pm to 5pm on Satur­day. There will be tea, cake, mu­sic from Whit­tle­sey Singers and chil­dren from Brew­ster Av­enue In­fants School as well as spe­cial­ist ad­vice from groups in­clud­ing Peter­bor­ough Mem­ory Clinic and Buck­les So­lic­i­tors.

Jen­nie Ken­dall, co-or­gan­iser, said: “There are so many lo­cal peo­ple try­ing to sup­port age­ing rel­a­tives at what is a very con­fus­ing and fright­en­ing time for all. The in­spi­ra­tion for this event was to of­fer one plat­form to help car­ers and would be car­ers. At the same time it will pro­vide lo­cal older peo­ple in our com­mu­nity a truly spe­cial af­ter­noon of tea and cake with great lo­cal mu­sic.”

Two Peter­bor­ough Re­gional Col­lege stu­dents raised more than £200 for char­ity. Char­lotte Gray and Cather­ine Hurst pre­sented cheques of £104.10 to Help For He­roes, £80.97 toy­oung Lives and £46.27 to Peter­bor­ough Vet­er­ans’ As­so­ci­a­tion at Queens­gate Shop­ping Cen­tre.

They raised the money by sell­ing post­cards to shop­pers to write a mes­sage and add to their dis­play, made up of 10,000 red pa­per pop­pies and pages of the Eveningtele­graph, at the cen­tre in Novem­ber.

Ax­iom Hous­ing as­so­ci­a­tion launched its Ax­iom Academy at Peter­bor­ough Foyer, in­tait Close, with the help of Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil’s cab­i­net mem­ber for ed­u­ca­tion Cllr John Holdich last Fri­day.

Its aim is to pro­vide cour­ses in nu­mer­acy, lit­er­acy and IT as well as so­cial work place­ments for univer­sity stu­dents. For more visit www. ax­iomha.org.uk

Su­per-slim­mer Daniel Ham­mond lost three-and-a-half stones in 17 weeks and was crowned Man Of The Year at the Slim­ming World group at Ne­wark Hill Pri­mary School, in East­field Road, Peter­bor­ough.

Pol­ish chil­dren also took part in their first com­mu­nion at the Our Lady of Lour­des Catholic Church in Dogsthorpe, Peter­bor­ough.

char­ity: Picture: BEN DAVIS.

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