Wendover Sings concert 19 October 2019
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
Click / touch to see full-size posterWendover Rotary Club, in conjunction with Wendover Parish Council invite you to their charity concert in aid of Parkinson’s UK on 19 October at St Mary’s Church: Wendover Sings presents All You Need is Love Beethoven to The Beatles The choir includes singers of all ages and abilities from the local community singing a selection of traditional, classical and musical songs spanning 200 Years. Click the poster thumbnail for a full-size downloadable poster to view and print, which includes full information and where to buy tickets ..read more
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Hazlemere Fete
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
By Cathi Grainger This year’s Fete was held on the hottest August Bank Holiday on record.  Duncan and Sue Keir, assisted by John and Cathi Grainger set up the Parkinson’s stall complete with a sports car and a motorbike as photo opportunities.   We made £93.70 for branch funds, which was less than last year because there were fewer attendees due to the heat. Many thanks to Dorothy Salathiel, Sue and Hugh Brown who came to help on the day ..read more
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Wendover Rotary Club donation
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
By Cathi Grainger Branch member Kevin Towler, President of Rotary in Wendover & District until June this year, selected us to be the Club’s charity of the year for 2018/19. At the Rotary Club’s annual dinner, attended by several local Rotary branches, Kevin presented Branch Chairman John Grainger with a cheque for £3,000. Our thanks go to Kevin and the hard working Rotarians who had a great time dreaming up very innovative fundraising events to make this very generous donation ..read more
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Listen to us on Wycombe Sound
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
Click/touch this logo and then the ‘play’ button to listen liveTune in to local radio station Wycombe Sound on Thursday 12 September, between 7pm and 8pm, to hear committee members Dorothy Salathiel and Margaret Owen talking about our branch with presenter Katie-Louise on her Kateability show. As well as broadcasting on 106.6 FM you can also listen live to Wycombe Sound by clicking their logo on this page ..read more
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Visit to Beech House garden
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
On Sunday, 1 September about 50 people from our branch visited the garden of Beech House in Jordans. The garden opens as part of the National Garden Scheme which raises money for nursing and health charities, including Parkinson’s UK. The owners, Ray and Sue Edwards, invited our branch to a private visit of their beautiful garden. Very generously, they made no charge for the visit and provided cold drinks and seating which made it easy for people to stay and chat to each other and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Beech House has a 2 acre plantsman’s garden which has been built up from scratch ..read more
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Tea and cakes in Bourne End
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
The Rotary Club of Marlow Thames has kindly invited our branch to join them for tea and cakes at the Bourne End Garden Centre, 2pm – 4pm on 5 October. There is no charge and it’s open to everyone affected by Parkinson’s in our area, including a partner or carer. For people living in the greater Marlow area, the Rotary Club is able to offer lifts to the garden centre. For people living further afield, members might like to share lifts and you will be able to say whether you can offer a lift, or need one, on the form when you register to go (see below). Register to go If you want to go, you must ..read more
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Aylesbury branch invitation to a talk about drug repurposing
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Jo
4y ago
The Aylesbury branch of the Parkinson’s UK has invited members of our branch on  Saturday 21st of September at 10.15am to an illustrated talk by Kevin McFarthing, research advisor to PUK Oxford Branch. He will be speaking on the re-purposing of drugs and the role of present clinical trials amongst other things. A small charge of £3 per person is made to cover hall hire and refreshments. Contact If you would like to go, please contact us by Wednesday 19 September, so that we can tell Aylesbury Branch how many to expect. Directions The talk will take place at the Quarrendon and Meadowcroft Commu ..read more
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Learning and memory research in Parkinson’s
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Jo
4y ago
MicroscopeOxford University is looking for volunteers to take part in a research study assessing the effects of their usual medication on learning and memory. Volunteers should be aged between 50-75 and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the last six years. If you express interest, you will be invited to come to the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital for 3 study sessions. The first would be an initial screening visit to assess your eligibility to take part. If eligible, you would be invited for a further 2 sessions. One would be shortly after you have taken your us ..read more
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Another year, another quiz night
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Neil
4y ago
Food for thought Quiz night 2019 By Cathi Grainger It’s near the end of another year But don’t worry, there’s nothing to fear ‘Cos this year’s quiz has been booked And the chicken casserole is being cooked So why not buy a ticket to take part and enjoy an evening that’s due to start At 7.15 on 5th October at the usual place? We will be organising teams of eight So there’s no need to get in state Just bring your drinks and glasses too Along with your brain because there’s plenty to do. At the end of the evening you’ll have been fed and watered And, with the opposition effectively sla ..read more
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Tesco collections 2019
Parkinson's UK, Amersham and High Wycombe Branch
by Trevor
4y ago
Since we started holding collections at Tesco stores in 2012, we have raised nearly £7,000 in support of local people with Parkinson’s. Just as importantly, our collections have helped to raise awareness of the condition and of the local activities our branch offers to everyone affected by Parkinson’s in our area. This year, we have been allocated two dates for collecting at Tesco stores: Sunday, 29 September 2019, 10am to 4pm, at the superstore in London Road, Amersham Friday, 18 October 2019, 9.30am to 5.30pm, at the superstore in Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross If you are shopping on those ..read more
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