Serving the people of Measham

Tags: Health And Wellbeing


This is a physically active group, working outside, to maintain and improve public spaces in Measham.

We are currently caring for the borders of St Laurence Church, Measham High St

MONDAYS 10.00am - 12 noon (break at 11.30 for refreshments in Age UK Cafe).

Some members also tend an allotment in Appleby Magna, growing fruit and vegetables.

Days and times of visits are flexible, agreed by those concerned.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:42 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Gardening, Health And Wellbeing, Social Prescribing

How could up to £500 boost your community health and wellbeing project?

This grant scheme supports and encourages a range of community activities, initiatives and events that meet the needs of residents within North West Leicestershire.

The grants of up to £500 are available to community groups that have a focus on improving residents health and wellbeing.

For more information and an application please see the PDF below.

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:18 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Grant; Health And Wellbeing

Last Orders Ladies and Gentleman!

Responsible drinking, surely that isn't something which needs to be highlighted to the over 50's? Well, did you know that those aged 45-64 are the most likely to drink, while those aged 16-24 are the least likely to drink? With more and more people drinking alcohol in the comfort of their own homes rather than going out to public houses, measures may be misjudged or units not accounted for. This is... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:24 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Health And Wellbeing

Get involved in shaping the future of community health services

The Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (the organisations which plan and buy health services), are encouraging local people to get involved in shaping the future of local community health services.

Community health services cover a wide range of care, from supporting patients to manage their long-term conditions to treating those who are seriously ill with... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:22 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Health And Wellbeing

Ashby Bereavement Help Point

Brown Court Community Room, Atkinson Road, Ashby, LE65 2LZ.

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 6pm - 7.30pm.

2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month 10am - 12 noon.

At our Bereavement Help Points we offer a supportive environment irrespective of the type of bereavement or when the person died.

You can drop in for a short time or stay for the whole session, it is very informal. You will meet other people who... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:54 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Health And Wellbeing