Alton Webteam: January 2017
Tuesday 7th February — Lip reading at 2.30pm with Maggie, Tutor
Tuesday 21st February — Drop-In, come and catch up with the latest news from 2pm over a cup of tea. Also the venue for Knitters Anonymous, all knitters welcome!
Tuesday 28th February — All About some of the lesser-known Saints from 2pm, with our Anna Chaplain for older people, Helen Jesty
*NB the MAS deafPLUS unit will be in the car park outside of Sainsbury's from 10.30am with up to date info on hearing related equipment and information. Why not drop in and visit Graham, the volunteer for this charity which also gives support to our Group
*Advance notice Please note that the Group is organising a Sponsored Walk on Saturday 18th March from 11am in Alton Public Gardens to raise funds and awareness of the Anna Chaplains for the Older People in Alton. Come and support us! Both walkers AND sponsors required!
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On the Scottish HillsThe six young people in our Duke of Edinburgh Gold group travelled by train to Galloway in South-West Scotland in July for their assessed expedition. Their base for the week was a large, well-appointed holiday cottage near Castle Douglas, set in beautiful countryside. The weather during the two days of familiarisation was excellent, but it started to go downhill as the...