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TIME TO GET CREATIVE
Enter our Dementia Friendly Flower
Competition 2020


We are pleased to announce we will be running our Dementia Friendly Flower Competition again this year and we are confident this will be a biggest uptake yet.


To download your information pack and flower template please 
CLICK on the pdf link below to download all the competition details including your flower template. We look forward to judging your entries. Deadline date for all entries to be received is Friday 3rd April, 2020


PDF Download Link:

forget me not competition 2020 pdf


Our next Dementia Friendly Film Showing at 
The Parkway Cinema, Beverley is “Calamity Jane”…

Date: Thursday 30th, 2020 and will commence at 11.30.  Join us for tea, coffee and biscuits from 10.30 onwards. The Film Duration is: 136 minutes.
“Calamity Jane”… The Story line: In the lonely Deadwood, Dakota, territory, sharpshooter Calamity Jane (Doris Day) falls for cavalry Lt. Danny Gilmartin (Philip Carey) when she is forced to rescue him from the indians. Recognising that the women-starved townsmen long for a ‘real’ woman, Calamity journeys into Chicago to bring back famous singer Adelaid Adams, but mistakenly brings her maid Katie instead. Heartbroken when Danny falls for Katie, Calamity all but ignores her jovial friend Wild Bill Hickok (Howard Keel).


GREGGS FOUNDATION grant fund awarded

We are pleased to announce that our application for a Greggs Foundation Grant has been awarded. The £1000 will go towards upcoming projects we deliver across the East Riding of Yorkshire. Thank you so much from all the Trustees.

 

Dementia Friendly Flower Competition 2019 Winners announced…

Congratulations to everyone that entered this years competition. The standards this year were extremely high. You are all winners in our eyes. And we look forward to receiving entries for next years competition.

 

Dementia Friendly East Riding mentioned at Chelsea Flower Show, 2019.

The Royal Horticultural Society represented at the Chelsea Flower Show 2019 acknowledged that Demential Friendly East Riding got a mention and plaudits when a health professional group, expressed an interest in Dementia Awareness and spoke about our Sewerby Memory Walk (that they were aware of near Bridlington), during there visit to The National Chrysanthemum Society`s display, which featured Bill and Ben and Little Weed! We are proud and privileged to be talked about for our efforts in Yorkshire.

The Chelsea Flower show is set to open on Tuesday – with glorious rainbow gardens, bonsai trees and even Bill and Ben figurines in flower pots. Colourful Chrysanthamuns are displayed like a rainbow by this gardener, while statues of Bill and Ben are added to flower pots 

Thank you so much for the Donation…

Simon Foster, our Charity Ambassador receives a donation of £1025 from  the Worshipful Ladies Lodge No. 329 Driffield 

We would like to thank all the ladies from the Worshipful Ladies Lodge No. 329 Driffield who attended our Dementia Friendly Screening of Mary Poppins this week specifically to donate us with a huge cheque for £1025. Our charity could not survive if we did not receive such generocity from the public. Thank you so much and we hope you all enjoyed the screening.

This is what the local Beverley Life and Bridlington Free Press had to say about the launch of the Dementia Friendly Memory Walk Garden that opened on Thursday 25th April 2019…

New Dementia Friendly Garden opened
Situated near Ward 8 at Castle Hill Hospital our Dementia Friendly Garden space has been designed with a Wizard of Oz theme. Developed with the assistance of many people to give sensory prompts to people who might visit. Enhanced by the presence of an Amy moth, purchased and donated by John Hillaby, it is a striking example of how a largely unused space can be enhanced and given purpose. If you would like us to help you develop a garden then use our contact page to get in touch!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Cutting the ribbon 

John Hillaby with Kerry Wheeldon and the Amy Moth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT VACANCIES …
We are currently looking to appoint the following as Trustees to Dementia Friendly East Riding.
Fundraiser
General Administrator (Minute taker)
Policies and Governance expert
People affected by dementia (Current charity trustees feel this is very important to have this experience within the group)
Volunteers (to support the delivery of projects across the East Riding).

For further information on both vacancies please contact us on email: info@dementiafriendlyeastriding.org.uk