Issue 145    Dec 1st   to   March 1st   2020

Will you be alone on Christmas Day?

Would you like to join our Christmas Lunch as a helper or guest?

To register your interest, please phone Catherine (Village Agent)  on 07717 133021;  email  or leave a note at the CHAIN Office. Please also let us know if you would need transport to be able to attend.

Venue: Hungerford Methodist Church Hall, Bridge Street RG17 0EH This is a joint venture to benefit our community between the Village Agents and Hungerford Methodist Church.

Thanks to the generous support of Christian Alba Traditional Butchers, and other kind donors, tickets are free but must be booked in advance as places are limited.

Hungerford and Surrounds , CARERS SUPPORT GROUP

If you are a carer or think you might be, come and meet us on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Hungerford Fire Station in the Community room from 10.30 until 12. Do come and find out what help, support and advice is available to you or just come along for a chat and a cuppa.
If help is needed before the next meeting please call  Stephen Hammond on 0118 324 7333

Hungerford and Surrounds , CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

For those who are, or have been affected by cancer Join us for tea and cake, wine and nibbles and meet others who understand. To share, to listen and sometimes seek information. If you have come before, please come again.   Everyone is welcome.      

***** New venue at The Hub (Library)*****

30th January 7-9pm….27th February 2-4pm…..26th March 7-9pm
contact  Jenny Knight  01488 644671  or  Yvonne Gillies 07888399134

CAP in Hungerford

Money worries? The Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Money Course can help you set a budget for every day of the year. This is a free, 3-session course, running in Hungerford at a time to suit you – phone Peter 07894 583048 for more information.

Struggling with debt? The CAP Debt Centre provides free debt counselling, supporting clients through an action plan to overcome their debts. Phone 01274 761911 to start the journey out of debt.

Citizens Advice Bureau in Hungerford

1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month.  For appointment  please call 01635516605

 Befriending in Hungerford

The Befriend West Berkshire project aims to help local people over 50 years oldwho are at risk of becoming socially isolated. If you would like further information about accessing the service or if you would like to consider becoming a befriender  Please contact:    Catherine Wooliston, Village Agent on 07717 133021 orSimone Foster, Project Coordinator on    01635 49004   o r 07902 034874.

All Aboard!   offers a time to chat and play board games, or enjoy guest speakers, over a cup of tea. We meet in the lounge at Redwood House, usually on the first and third Thursdays each month from 2-4pm.  Everyone is welcome, whether you live at Redwood House or not – please let us know if you would need transport to attend. 

Places on our trips must be booked in advance, but for our regular meetings at Redwood House, please feel free to just come along and see what we do.  Unless otherwise stated, sessions cost £1 to include tea & cake, you may also like to buy raffle tickets.

For more details or to book your space on the Handybus (cost £1 extra, payable to the driver), please phone 07513 296607 or email Run by volunteers, we are very grateful for the financial support of Sovereign Housing Association Communities In Action Fund. 

Dates for your diary – all welcome:
5th December – Board Games at Redwood House
19th December – Christmas Party – places MUST be booked in advance
9th January  – Board Games at Redwood House
23rd January  –  Lunch at John O’Gaunt School  – places MUST be booked in advance
6th February  – at Redwood House
20th February  – at Redwood House