The local Age Concern makes later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience for all Senior Citizens living in the local area. They do this by promoting their well being and independence by:
· working in partnership with Local Authorities and Statutory bodies
· caring for clients in our purpose built day centre
· providing support for carers
· offering transport to our day centre, for nail cutting, and for hospital appointments
· organising holidays, outings, and entertainments
· providing Christmas hampers for 500 vulnerable older people
· providing information fact sheets on a variety of subjects
· offering insurance schemes developed with the needs of the over 50s in mind.
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Telephone: 01344 624923 Website: http://www.rotaryascot.org/daycentre/
The Ascot District Day Centre has been a home from home for the elderly of Sunninghill, Ascot and Sunningdale for more than thirty years keeping elderly residents in the neighbourhood alert and active, by providing an opportunity to meet friends and to socialise, in a structured and safe environment.
A team of volunteer drivers transport members by minibus to and from the Centre. Coffee is served on arrival and a hot two course meal at lunchtime with tea and biscuits in the afternoon. Each weekday morning the Day Centre is a hive of activity with members playing darts or indoor bowls while others join in Tai-Chi or Chair Based dance classes, or quietly socialise in the conservatory with friends. After lunch there are usually a few rounds of bingo, a quiz or a raffle, while others prefer a game of cards.
The North Ascot Drop In, founded by Jane Moss and still runs - 17 years later - by Jane & Geoff Moss and others, meets on Wednesday afternoons in the North Ascot Community Centre, Fernbank Road, North Ascot. Geoff Moss was recently honoured for his community work, by being selected to receive Maundy Money from H M The Queen.
The Drop In will also be honoured with a visit from a very special guest - the Bishop of Oxford - on Wednesday April 17th.
Many people have become regulars at the group, but new people are always very welcome to enjoy tea, chat and homemade cakes. As well as the weekly get-togethers, the group enjoys outings and parties, such as Christmas and birthday parties, and day trips to the Kennet and Avon Canal - not forgetting last year's huge Diamond Jubilee party ( CLICK to see report).
The North Ascot Drop In receives donations from major sponsors such as Ascot Round Table, as well as the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. The group also raises money itself, with Bring & Buy sales and similar events.
So ! Why not pop in to the Drop In ! You'll be very welcome!Read more: Ascot Drop In | Wednesdays | N. Ascot Community Centre
The Probus Club of Ascot currently meets on the fourth Monday of each month at Sunningdale Park in Larch Avenue at 12:30 pm for a two-course lunch and to hear a speaker. The Club welcomes men who are retired, approaching retirement or those who simply would like to socialize on a monthly basis; there is no minimum age.
If you are interested to know more with a view to becoming a member, please contact the Honorary Secretary on 01344 620060 or email AscotProbus@talktalk.net.Read more: Ascot Probus Club | SUnningdale Park | Mondays
Call David Hilton on at 01344 626784
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The Ascot Volunteer Bureau, which matches volunteer drivers with people who need lifts to appointments, can be contacted on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday and Fridays, 10 am - 12noon. Local trips cost £4, longer trips have a 45p per mile mileage rate. Visit www.ascotvolunteerbureau.org.uk Call 01344 625520.
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Set within 20 acres of mature woodland and picturesque landscaped gardens in the beautiful village of Sunninghill on the outskirts of Ascot, the exclusive Lynwood Village is a thriving community within a community. Very few places are so sought after as the area around Ascot. There are over 1,000 acres of stunning landscape for beautiful walks, including Windsor Great Park, Savill Gardens and Virginia Water, to explore all within a few miles so spending time outside is a real pleasure, whatever the weather. Some of the country’s leading golf clubs, including Wentworth, Sunningdale and Royal Ascot, are located within 5 miles of Lynwood Village.
With a full range of village amenities including superb social, leisure and spa facilities, everything you could possibly need is provided – and then allow you to choose how you want to live your life and enjoy your retirement. Life is as simple and carefree as possible. Marketing Suite open 7 days a week 10am – 4pm
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SUNNINGDALE BOWLING CLUB: Sunningdale Bowling Club, in Whitmore Lane Sunningdale, is a friendly group of men and women, with a superb green and clubhouse, tucked away in picturesque surroundings in Whitmore Lane. The club house is used throughout the year for club social events and short mat bowling during the winter, with an active programme of friendly and competitive bowling activities during the summer.
Sunningdale Bowling Club has so much to offer local people who want to meet people in the community, maintain a sporting life, or just socialise and watch the bowling in a very pleasant environment.
New members are welcome, with or without bowling experience. Interested? Visit our website: www.sunningdalebowling.co.uk
Contact Brian on 01344 621207 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org