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This area of our website focuses on where you can meet peers, make new friends, get support, join groups, get more information about disabilities, gain awareness or see all the work that goes on in the greater community.

If you are looking for more frequent support or regular groups check out the meeting places and support listings from the menu on the left.

Hope GB Cake Sale – supporting Autism

Hope GB invite everyone to join them at their cake sale raising awareness and funds for support, encouragement and guidance to people from all walks of life affected by autism. There will be lots of lovely cakes as well a some unique merchandise at the Greenway Social Club on Saturday 16th March  

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Hereford Disability United Mental Health Awareness

Would you like to know what is in place in Herefordshire to help support those with Mental Health needs?  Join Hereford Disability United at a free networking lunch to find and offer your suggestions. More information can be found on the document below. Booking is essential.  For details contact: Or ring 07817 47381

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Macmillan’s Self Management – HOPE

Living with or after a cancer diagnosis? Do you want help to rediscover strengths and managing the day-to-day impact of your treatment? Macmillan’s self- management programme: HOPE is coming to Newport.  See below for more details including additional dates.

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Time to talk

Join the Mind team for tea, cake and conversations about Mental Health on Time to Talk Day 2019 Time to Talk Day 2019 – Invite from Therapy Centre

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Carers Rights Day – Carers Wales

Come along and get information and advice on: Benefits Assessments Managing Guilt Find Local Carer Support and therapy Legal advice including a free carers breakfast. Carers Breakfast and information morning

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Education Programme for Patients

Please contact Jules Horton for more information about the Patient education programme delivering courses on Health and Well-being, Self Management and Living with Chronic pain.  Details can be found here: Self Management – Long Term conditions

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Talygarden Allotment Open Day by Growing Space

If you a potential referer or are interested in the project, please come along and see what the project is about.   Join the team in planting, taking cuttings and sowing seeds.  More details attached: Talygarn Allotment open Day 11th Oct

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Friday night @ Aspire – Disco & hot supper

Friday Night@Aspire 21 September poster Come and enjoy a dance and supper with the Aspire team of the Community Hub on Canal road, Hereford. Booking in advance is required and tickets are on sale for £8 from Aspire Community Hub and Ivy Close staff. Contact 01432 266881 for more information.

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Aspire Monday Club

Join in the fun with Aspire Monday Club on 6th August. They are offering Games and Skittles from 10 am to 3pm and their Summer Party from 7pm to 9pm with Disco, buffet and lots of fun: wear a hat, wig or something else to adorn your head (prebooking required for the party). Get in […]

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Hope – Macmillans Self Management Programme

If you have or have had a cancer diagnosis, our free HOPE programme designed to help with the emotional impact of cancer, is taking place in Newport.  The programme runs on Thursday 28th June and Thursday 12 July from 10am to 4.15 each day, with a followup day on Thursday 23 August from 11 to […]

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Age Cymru – have your say

Reserve your place to have you say on Isolation and loneliness, health and social care and transport issues for over 50’s.  Refreshments and a buffet will be included.

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Gardening for Wellbeing – Madley Plants

Join Ben Poulter, a local garden designer, for a talk about Gardening for Wellbeing from a dementia friendly garden. There will be a memory walk for who are interested as well as tea, coffee, cake and ice cream.  See the poster for more information.

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Sense TouchBase Cymru (Wales)

Parents, professionals and young people all welcome to see the on-site facilities, staff and service users at TouchBase wales, a disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs.  

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Celebrating Autism

  The Integrated Autism service (IAS) Aneurin Bevan University Health Board & Monmouthshire CC along with the Tertiary Neurodevelopmental Service Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are hosting an autism awareness day to celebrate World Autism awareness week – click on the image for more detail.

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