Andover Neighbourcare News
A look at the things we are doing at the moment, please call back soon, as we try to update on a weekly base.
A huge thank you to Rev Jill Bentall for opening the Neighbourcare book shop on Saturday 16th February. Many thanks to all the volunteers who provided home made cake and everyone that attended. We still need more volunteers for the shop. We look forward to seeing you. 14 Union Street
LARGE BOX OF LEGO. AVAILABLE AT NEIGHBOURCARE BOOK SHOP 14 UNION STREET £45
Rodney Bailey was a trustee of Neighbourcare for over 20 years and supported the charity in many ways, He will be sorely missed by everyone. RIP xx
Andover Neighbourcare Community Shop has a half price sale on all clothing and bric a brac
14 Union Street
Mental Health Open Discussion
is a page on Facebook for help
Chatty Cafes and why they're important.
Today at the Chatter Natter table in the Blue Onion Cafe, I got chatting to a lovely lady called Sarah (not her real name). Following the passing of her husband and her children having "flown the nest", Sarah now spends most of her time alone.
Sarah loves talking with people and comes into town three times a week, chatting to people on the bus and just to be around people. Sarah would come in more often but the cuts to bus services where she lives prevent this and also restrict how long she can be in town.
Sarah now knows that Monday to Friday, there's a Chatty Cafe in Andover where she can meet up with people and chatter natter to her hearts content.
According to Age UK, over 2 million people in England who are aged 75 or over live alone, and over half of them admit that they go over a MONTH without speaking to a friend, family member, or neighbour.
Feeling lonely can lead to depression and a decline in mental, as well as physical health. Did you know that some research shows suffering from loneliness can have the same devastating effects on your health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day?
ANDOVER NEIGHBOURCARE REQUIRES GARDENERS FOR THEIR VERY BUSY SERVICE. STARTING AT £12.00 AN HOUR. INTERESTED . CALL INTO THE OFFICE IN UNION STREET OR RING 01264 339899
ANDOVER NEIGHBOURCARE NEEDS MORE VOLUNTEER DRIVERS. CALL INTO THE OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. 12 UNION STREET - 01264 339899
WE ALSO HAVE MANY OTHER VOLUNTEER POSITIONS
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