Click on the link for more information on Age Concern in East Berkshire -

Corona Covid 19 Virus Crisis : 

  • Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East have set up 'Hear for you', a call service for the elderly which offers emotional support and practical help if needed 01753 497888. 


Alzheimers Dementia Support is a local charity,  commissioned by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to offer free of charge Dementia Awareness Training in the community, to residents and people working in the Borough. Volunteers needed. For more information please  see

EVENTS AT KING EDWARDS Hall, King Edwards Road, North Ascot | from Autumn 2018


· Singing For Pleasure - Friday's 10.30am-12pm

· Moves & Grooves Tea Dance 3rd Thursday 2pm-4pm~

· Seated Exercise with SMILE - Thursday mornings COMING SOON

WEBSITE     01753 369088

Great Park Homecare work closely with clients and their loved ones to offer personal care, support & companionship 24 hours a day in Windsor, Maidenhead and surrounding areas. 

Thei levels of care are consistently high and rated “good” by the Quality Care Commission (QCQ).

Personal care covers a whole range of options tailored around you or your loved one being supported with personal hygiene, toileting, dressing and maintaining your or their personal appearance. 

Great Park Homecare never use care agency staff. Instead, they have a dedicated team of carers who they recruit, train & develop.

You can be sure that they’ll provide personal care discreetly, professionally & respectfully.

Read more: Ascot | Great Park Homecare | Safe Trusted Senior Care at Home | Ascot | Windsor


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 five 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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T. 01344 874 250

BEN Lynwood  Retirement Village, Rise Road, Sunninghill, Berkshire, SL5 0FG .For Satnav please use postcode SL5 0AJ.

Read more: Ascot | Lynwood Retirement Village | Sunninghill

The North Ascot Drop In, founded by Jane Moss and still runs  - many years later

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!


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WEBSITE    01344 798302  E _mail       FACEBOOK

Ascot Grange | Signature Care Homes

Signature’s purpose-built care home in Ascot Berkshire provides residents with care services for older people including assisted living, dementia care, and respite care. Our luxury award-winning residential home is in a perfect location close to Chobham Common, Virginia Water, and Windsor. With ample parking and great transport links to London and Windsor, Ascot Grange care home has a country mansion feel with beautifully landscaped gardens designed by a local company that was gold medal winners at Chelsea Flower Show.

Our mostly local staff are experienced, skilled, passionate, caring, and completely dedicated to the happiness and wellbeing of our residents, which includes organising a full activity programme. The home manager and events team work with residents to put together an engaging program of daily life and weekly events, activities, and outings.

We offer 96 spacious studios and one-bedroom apartments with private kitchenettes and en suite wet rooms. Each apartment has its own private telephone line and can also access Wi-Fi and satellite television. There is a choice of accommodation type, with studios and one-bedroom apartments, many having private patios with garden access or a balcony with lovely leafy views.


Read more: Ascot Grange | Signature Care Homes

ascot volunteer bureauCovid 19 - Limited Service for Lifts to Vaccinations Available, from February 1st


Transport to Covid-19 Vaccination Appointments

With effect from February 1st, 2021, AVB has a number of volunteers who are able to take you to your Covid-19 vaccination appointments. If you require transport then ring the usual number 01344 625520 and leave a message on the answerphone or send an email to Please provide your name and the time, date and place of your vaccination. We would ask that you seek transport only within two weeks of the date of your appointment and we aim to respond to you by the next working day. At this time we are unable to provide transport for any other medical reason.

The AVB Committee has decided the following guidelines and best practice should apply, to ensure the health, welfare and safety of both client and driver. By seeking to use the service you will be agreeing to comply with these;

1. The journey is undertaken at the driver’s and the client’s own risk. The requirement to self isolate remains should either the driver or the client subsequently test positive.

2. The driver and client should wear a face mask correctly and the client should travel in the rear of the vehicle. Please consider if a window should be open.

3. No physical assistance can be offered to the client by the driver.

4. The driver will not accompany the client into the vaccination centre.

5. Drivers will sanitise their vehicle on return home.

6. Clients MUST cancel the booking immediately with AVB by email or telephone if they subsequently develop any symptoms of the virus, and MUST also inform AVB if they test positive within two weeks of using the service.

7.  Drivers will ring the client before the journey and check they still have no virus symptoms and are feeling well.

For local journeys the fee will be £5 and for journeys outside the local area a charge will be applied



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 £5, longer trips have a 50p per mile mileage rate. Visit  Call 01344 625520.

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Sunningdale Bowling Club event

 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:

Contact Brian on 01344 621207 or e-mail