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15Dec

Christmas Cheer at John Storer House

On Thursday, 20th December from 10.30am to 11.30am in the JSH Café, the Staff would like you to join them for a celebratory festive drink as a way of saying ‘thank you’ at this special time of year, for your loyalty and support throughout 2018. Staff will add to the festive atmosphere by wearing their […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 15th December 2018
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12Dec

OPENING AND CLOSURE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2018

Christmas 2018 Christmas Eve, Monday, 24th December Open until 2pm Christmas Day, Tuesday 25th December Closed Boxing Day, Wednesday, 26th December Closed Thursday, 27th December Open until 2pm Friday, 28th December Open until 2pm Saturday, 29th December Open until 2pm New Year 2019 New Year’s Eve, Monday, 31st December 2018 Closed New Year’s Day, Tuesday, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th December 2018
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10Dec

Kay Giles (Podiatrist & Chiropodist)

If you wish to use Kay’s services, please enquire at reception for further information. Last date in 2018: 17th December Dates for early 2019: 7th January, 4th February, 4th March, 1st April, 29th April.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th December 2018
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07Dec

Social Art Group

The Tuesday night Art Group will meet this month on 11th and 18th December, 7-9pm.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 7th December 2018
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06Dec

Gardening Club

Mary Matts was the speaker at the November meeting of the JSH Gardening Club. Her talk entitled ‘Wild Flowers and Waterways’ was excellent. She took us through the year showing trees, shrubs and plants that appear beside the water but also have related plants in our own gardens. The December meeting on Thursday 13th at […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 6th December 2018
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04Dec

Musical show raises £2,000 for John Storer Charnwood

Susan Buckeridge and her amazing group put on shows for local chariites. John Storer Charnwood was lucky enough to be the recipient of the proceeds from their latest show, “There’ll always be an England” which contained wartime songs and sketches. Karen was there to see the show and to pick up a cheque for an […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 4th December 2018
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04Dec

Discussion Group

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. The Discussion Group will meet on Mondays 3rd, 10th and 17th December. If you have any questions or suggestions for the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 4th December 2018
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29Nov

Hygiene Rating of 5

We have a hygiene rating of 5. It’s the highest any restaurant can get! The inspector said “excellent standards re food hygiene procedures”.  Congratulations to all the catering staff and volunteers in the café at John Storer House.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 29th November 2018
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26Nov

Need a haircut?

    Hairgineers Barbers have kindly offered to do free haircuts on Monday 10th December 2018 between 9.30am and 2.00pm here at John Storer House.  If you would be interested in having your hair cut by a local, fully qualified and insured barber please contact our reception desk or ring us on 01509 631750. Spaces […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 26th November 2018
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18Nov

50/50 Club Renewal

We would like to thank all of our members of the 50/50 Club for making it such a success this year.  Each subscriber pays £1.00 per month (payable in one yearly block of £12.00) for each number and you can choose more than one number if you wish. The prize money depends on the number […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 18th November 2018
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16Nov

Santa Fun Run

We are entering a John Storer team in the annual Santa Fun Run on December 2nd . The cost per entry is £14 per adult and £7 for under 16s. If you raise sponsorship for John Storer House greater than the entry fee – we will reimburse the entrance fee to you. Red or blue […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 16th November 2018
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15Nov

Kay Giles (Podiatrist & Chiropodist)

If you wish to use Kay’s services, please enquire at reception for further information. Dates for the rest of 2018: 26th November
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 15th November 2018
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13Nov

Allotment and Lunch Club+ Update

We have been thrilled to welcome new members to the therapeutic gardening group on a Wednesday at the JSC THYME allotments. Students on work placement from the RNIB College Loughborough carved our home-grown pumpkins ready for Halloween. The group had sown the seeds in spring and we have been very excited to see such an […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 13th November 2018
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10Nov

Macular Group

The Macular Group will take place on Wednesday, 14th November at 2pm in the Forest Room at JSH.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th November 2018
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09Nov

Discussion Group

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. The Discussion Group will meet on Mondays 12th and 26th November. If you have any questions or suggestions for the group, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 9th November 2018
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07Nov

The Blind Social Group

The Blind Social Group will meet on Tuesday, 20 November at 7pm.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 7th November 2018
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04Nov

Cancer Self-Help Group (CSHG)

The CSHG meet at John Storer House every Monday evening and offers emotional and practical support for those suffering from cancer, and their families/ carers. November dates: Monday 5th: Caring and Sharing Monday 12th: Caring and Sharing Monday 19th: Tai Chi Monday 26th: Caring and Sharing A message from the Cancer Self-Help Group: The group […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 4th November 2018
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03Nov

Social Art Group

The Tuesday night Art Group will meet this month on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November.
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  • On 3rd November 2018
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30Oct

Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity dedicated to tackling social isolation through free monthly tea party groups on a Sunday afternoon in volunteer host’s homes. Older guests get collected from their home by a volunteer driver, taken to the afternoon tea and then returned home. The group of volunteer drivers and guests is the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 30th October 2018
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29Oct

John Storer Charnwood & John Storer House Foundation Invitation To The Joint Annual General Meeting on Monday, 12 November 2018 at 3pm at John Storer House (JSH)   All Members of JSC (organisations and individuals) and ‘Friends of JSC’ plus statutory representatives and members of the public are invited to our AGM. Join us for […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 29th October 2018
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26Oct

We urgently need your votes!

JSC Community Cafe Vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund! With your support we could get funding to continue our work long into the future, reaching and helping more people.  This will ensure that the John Storer Charnwood Community Cafe remains at the heart of the Charnwood community. The link below takes you through […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 26th October 2018
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20Sep

Sunset at Thyme by the sea!

This is our beach garden in progress. Thanks to kind donation of the boat which was gifted, delivered  and set up by Oliver and family. Thanks also to Loughborough Marks and Spencer’s for their of voluntary hours painting our amazing beach huts. We are rebranding the John Storer Allotments as the JSC THYME PROJECT…. Therapeutic […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th September 2018
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15Sep

The Blind Social Group

The Blind Social Group will meet on Tuesday, 18 September at 7pm.
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  • On 15th September 2018
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12Sep

Gardening Club

The Gardening Club’s monthly meetings will recommence on 13 September when the topic for discussion will be herbs.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th September 2018
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11Sep

Macular Group

The Macular Group will take place on Wednesday, 12 September at 2pm in the Forest Room at JSH.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 11th September 2018
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30Aug

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Tuesday 4th September at 1.30pm-3pm at John Storer House for a Craft Afternoon. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 20th September. Lunch and a look around Woodlands Garden Centre, Ashby Road, Stapleton, LE9 8JE. Meet there at 12.30pm. If you are a carer, former carer, living alone or with a disability, please […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 30th August 2018
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23Aug

Back To School 80’s/90’s Disco

Shepshed Volunteer Centre Presents… Back to School 80’s/90’s Disco Saturday 8th September 2018 @ 7.30pm St Botolphs Church Hall Tickets £10 per adult, £5 under 16’s includes a Hotdog supper Bar Available Tickets available from Shepshed Volunteer Centre.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 23rd August 2018
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06Aug

JSC Therapeutic Allotments

A team of volunteers from Marks & Spencer in the Rushes in Loughborough joined us at the John Storer Charnwood therapeutic allotments. They worked hard all day to transform two old and uninspiring sheds into a vibrant row of beach huts. The colours they chose will offer a stimulating backdrop to our new beach garden. […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 6th August 2018
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04Aug

Discussion Group

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. The Discussion Group will meet on Mondays 6 and 20 August. If you have any questions or suggestions for the group, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 4th August 2018
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03Aug

Book Sale

Why not come and join us for a leisurely browse – a wide range of titles and authors, something to suit everyone! 4th August 2018                                                  8th September 2018 And as always, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 3rd August 2018
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26Jul

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Tuesday 7th August at 1.30pm at John Storer House. Visit from The Loughborough Soroptimists for Afternoon Tea – all Well-being Group members welcome. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 16th August. Lunch at The Bull’s Head at Thringstone. Meet there at 12.30pm. If you are a carer, former carer, living alone or […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 26th July 2018
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20Jul

Discussion Group

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. The Discussion Group will meet on Monday 23rd July. If you have any questions or suggestions for the group, please contact […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th July 2018
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17Jul

Grow!

John Storer Charnwood was pleased to be part of the expanded Grow weekend. Many of the visitors to our therapeutic allotments were doing so for the first– time and were blown away by what we do there and what we have achieved. We raised nearly £500 through plant sales and refreshments, which will go into […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 17th July 2018
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14Jul

The new Well-being Lounge at JSH

We are thrilled to announce the opening of the new Well-being Lounge (Fielding Room). The room will be used to offer well-being activities and lunch clubs to new and existing John Storer House users. It has been fully  refurbished, tastefully decorated and has a new kitchenette. Come and see it for yourself and let us know […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 14th July 2018
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12Jul

Volunteering News

  Our photos show volunteers Angela Wilson and Kath Glover receiving long service awards and hanging baskets, for volunteering with Friday Lunch Club, formerly for the Royal Voluntary Service and now with John Storer Charnwood.  
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th July 2018
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12Jul

Volunteers Week

On Thursday 7th June we celebrated Volunteers’ Week with an Afternoon Tea attended by over 80 volunteers from John Storer Houe and Shepshed Volunteer Centre. Following on from presentations last year Certificates and Hanging Baskets to every volunteer who had achieved 10 years’ service – and those achieving all the way up to 30 years’ […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th July 2018
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11Jun

Macular Group

The Macular Group will take place on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 at 2pm in the  Forest Room at JSH.  
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 11th June 2018
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25May

Blue Badges

Just a reminder that if you are a Dial-a-Ride client and you have a blue badge it would be really helpful to our volunteer drivers if you bring it with you.  
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 25th May 2018
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23May

Volunteering News

We’re looking forward to Volunteers’ Week in June, when once again we’ll celebrate and thank John Storer Charnwood’s  volunteers and present awards to those who have reached 10 years’ service. If we haven’t already spoken to you, please contact Joanne at John Storer House or Angie for volunteers at Shepshed Volunteer Centre, if you started […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 23rd May 2018
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20May

VCS Organisation of the month: The Peter le Marchant Trust

The Peter le Marchant Trust has been operating in the Loughborough area for nearly 40 years providing canal boat trips to people living with disabilities, the seriously ill and their carers as well as other marginalised communities. Our season runs April to October and each year we see nearly 4,000 passengers use our canal boats enjoying […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th May 2018
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17May

Friends of JSC

We are still renewing memberships and we are pleased with the number of new members joining us. All the money raised is put towards fundraising for the House. We hope that you find the 10% discount offered on all        purchases made at the counter    useful. As always we request that members of JSC activity groups […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 17th May 2018
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16May

Lunch Club +

We have a new Lunch Club Plus starting on the Thursday 21st June here at John Storer House.  Every Thursday 9.30am until 3.00pm, only £20 which includes activities, Bingo, a two course meal and Tea/Coffee.  Want to find out more?  Contact Tracey Ball on 01509 631782.    
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 16th May 2018
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12May

The Blind Social Group

The Blind Social Group will meet on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 7pm.  
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  • On 12th May 2018
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11May

Kay Giles (Podiatrist & Chiropodist)

If you wish to use Kay’s services, please enquire at      reception for further information. Monday, 14 May 2018 Monday, 11 June 2018 Monday, 9 July 2018 Further dates yet to be confirmed.  
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  • On 11th May 2018
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10May

Discussion Group

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. In May the Discussion Group will meet on Monday 14th May. If you have any questions or suggestions for the group, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th May 2018
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10May

Local Community Beat Surgery

PC Brian Gleeson will be in the House for Meet and Greet sessions: Fri 11 May 11- 12:30pm Sat 9 Jun  3 – 4pm Fri 18 May  11- 12:30pm Sat 16 Jun 11 – 12:30pm Thur 31 May 3 – 4pm Sat 23 Jun 11 –  12:30pm
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th May 2018
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08May

Gardening Club

Graham Pierce gave an excellent talk at the April meeting of the JSH Gardening Club. His illustrated talk entitled ‘The Rose Family of Trees’ led us from the Flowering cherries and plums through to medlars and quinces. Not only do these trees give us early flowers but many follow with berries and Autumn leaf colour. […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 8th May 2018
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07May

Macular Group

The Macular Group will take place on Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 2pm,  in the Forest Room at John Storer House.  
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 7th May 2018
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03May

Bank Holiday closures:

Please note John Storer House will be closed for Bank Holidays on: Monday, 7 May Monday, 28 May Tuesday, 29 May    
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 3rd May 2018
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01May

Social Art Group

COME AND HAVE A GO!! The Tuesday night Art Group are having an Open Evening on 15 May from 7pm—9pm. DROP IN and meet our tutor Carol who will be doing a small demonstration.  Then join in our activities! You will be very welcome!
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 1st May 2018
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30Apr

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Thursday 1 May. Meet at John Storer House from 1.30pm for an afternoon of Board Games. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 17 May. Lunch and a browse around the Cherry Lane Garden Centre at Bradmore. Meet there at 12.30pm. If you are a carer, former carer, living alone or with a […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 30th April 2018
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30Apr

JSC Book Sales

We have new dates for 2018 for our very popular book sale which everyone appears to enjoy on a Saturday morning. Why not come and join us for a leisurely browse – a wide range of titles and authors, something to suit everyone! 5 May 2018 2 June 2018 7 July 2018 4 August 2018 […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 30th April 2018
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25Apr

Bookings, Administration and Customer Services Assistant £16949 per annum (pro rata) 20/25 hours per week.

Are you good with people? Are you well organised? Can you use Microsoft Office? Do you want a challenge? John Storer Charnwood an independent charity in the heart of Loughborough, which runs John Storer House a vibrant community building offering a variety of community services including a busy café, Dial a Ride, community transport services, […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 25th April 2018
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28Mar

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Thursday 10th April. Meet at John Storer House from 1.30pm to continue our beginners’ crochet session and hear from Will Charlton from the Cabinet Office’s Communications Team in the East Midlands and have your say. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 19th April. Lunch and a walk at Ulverscroft Grange. Meet there […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 28th March 2018
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20Mar

Book Sale

We have new dates for 2018 for our very popular book sale which everyone appears to enjoy on a Saturday morning.  Why not come and join us for a leisurely browse – a wide range of titles and authors, something to suit everyone. 7th April 2018 5th May 2018 2nd June 2018 7th July 2018 […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th March 2018
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13Mar

SCAM WARNING

Leicestershire police are warning that fraudsters are calling people pretending to be from a bank or similar organisation.  The caller will typically warn victims that their money is in danger and that they must move their money to a ‘safe’ place.  In most instances the person making the call already knows some details about the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 13th March 2018
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12Mar

KAY GILES (PODIATRIST AND CHIROPODIST)

If you wish to use Kay’s services please enquire at reception for further information. Monday, 19 March 2018 Monday, 9 April 2018 Further dates yet to be confirmed.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th March 2018
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10Mar

LOCAL COMMUNITY BEAT SURGERY

Have a problem, need some advice? Then why not come along and meet with your local Police Beat Team PCSO Brian Gleeson, in the friendly and comfortable surroundings of the Café at John Storer House. Hot and cold refreshments are always available at the Counter in the Café.  PCSO Gleeson will be available on the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th March 2018
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05Mar

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Thursday 1st March. Meet at John Storer House from 1.30pm for a beginners’ crochet session. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 15th March. Lunch at The Bulls Head at Thringstone. Meet there at 12.30pm. If you are a carer, former carer, living alone or with a disability, please talk to Joanne or […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 5th March 2018
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21Feb

Shepshed Volunteer Centre Barn Dance

You are invited to the Shepshed Volunteer Centre Barn Dance at St Botolphs Church Hall on Saturday 17th March 2018 with The Tenpenny Bit Ceilidh Band Tickets Only £10 per person (inc Ploughman’s Supper) Click here for more details  
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  • On 21st February 2018
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12Feb

MACULAR GROUP

The Macular Group will take place on Wednesday, 14th February 2018 at 2pm in the Forest Room at JSH. The next event will take place on: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
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  • On 12th February 2018
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09Feb

JSC DISCUSSION GROUP

This small and friendly group are always open to suggestions for items to discuss, and would really welcome new members. Why not call in to have a chat with them – all are welcome. 2018 dates for your diary are: Monday, 12th February 2018 Monday, 19th February 2018 Monday, 26th February 2018 If you have […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 9th February 2018
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08Feb

KAY GILES (PODIATRIST AND CHIROPODIST)

Kay Giles will be at John Storer House on the following dates. If you wish to use Kay’s services please enquire at reception for further information or call us on 01509 631750.   Monday, 12 February, 2018 Monday, 19 March, 2018     Monday, 9 April 2018  
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  • On 8th February 2018
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06Feb

JSH GARDENING CLUB – enjoying Nature

The JSH Garden Club continues to be an interesting event and new and old members are always welcome to join. John Gibson gave a colourful illustrated talk at the January meeting of the JSH Gardening Club. Just what  was needed on a dull cold day. Jeff Bates, the well-known local gardener and judge, will be […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 6th February 2018
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05Feb

LOUGHBOROUGH, SILEBY & SHEPSHED WELL-BEING SUPPORT GROUPS

Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday, 15th January.  Lunch and a lookaround at Sunnyside Garden Centre.  Meet there at 12.30pm. If you are a carer, former carer, living alone or with a disability, please talk to Joanne or Karen if you would like to join the Loughborough or Shepshed Well-being Group. Trinity Lunch Club (TLC) – […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 5th February 2018
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04Feb

CANCER SELF HELP GROUP (CSHG)

The CSHG meet at John Storer House every Monday evening and offers emotional and practical support for those suffering from cancer, and their families/ carers. If you would like more information on any of our groups, please contact a member of our reception or administration team. On behalf of all the Members of the Cancer […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 4th February 2018
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02Feb

JSC Book Sale

We have new dates for 2018 for our very popular book sale which everyone appears to enjoy on a Saturday morning. Why not come and join us for a leisurely browse – a wide range of titles and authors, something to suit everyone! 3rd February 2018        5th May 2018 3rd March 2018             2nd June 2018 […]
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  • On 2nd February 2018
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28Jan

WHAT A PURRFECT PRODUCTION!

John Storer House  Drama Group pulled out all the stops on Thursday, 14th December at the Trinity Methodist Church Centre in Loughborough to display yet another winning performance in their showcase production of ‘Puss in Boots’. Our actors showed their talents whilst dressed in a variety of fabulous costumes to entertain a full house in […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 28th January 2018
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27Jan

Volunteer Drivers Needed!

Do you enjoy driving and have a friendly manner? Do you have your own vehicle and a few hours to spare each week? We are looking to recruit more volunteer drivers to provide safe and reliable transport for the vulnerable, isolated and elderly residents of Charnwood (All mileage costs are reimbursed at the current HMRC […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 27th January 2018
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25Jan

Fancy Going Out For Lunch And Making New Friends?

After a very successful 2017 when the Moving Lunch Club enjoyed lots of lovely meals in new surroundings we have arranged some 2018 dates.  Have a look below, if you fancy joining us, getting out and about, making new friends put your name down so you don’t miss your place. These trips are very popular […]
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  • On 25th January 2018
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23Jan

GUESS THE WEIGHT OF THE CAKE COMPETITION

Our regular Counter volunteer, Janet Hines, kindly made and donated yet another beautiful Christmas cake for us to raffle. Once again the tickets came out for people to guess the weight of the cake. The cake weighed 71b 14oz and Marion Smith made the nearest guess.  The results were drawn by Joan Cheetham and witnessed […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 23rd January 2018
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19Jan

SOUP LUNCH – THURSDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2018

The organisers of the Trinity Lunch Club (TLC) (Barrow)  invite you to join them at a Soup Lunch to be held on Thursday, 8 February 2018 at 12.30pm in the Trinity Rooms.  This is a fundraising event in support of providing an Admiral Nurse for Leicestershire.  For those of you who do not know, Admiral […]
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  • On 19th January 2018
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15Jan

VOLUNTEERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER 2017

It was fabulous to see 110 volunteers at our annual Volunteers’ Christmas Dinner on Tuesday, 5th December and a great pleasure for staff and Trustees to provide and serve a wonderful meal to say ‘Thank You’ for all the time, effort, patience and smiles volunteers put into activities and services at John Storer House and […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 15th January 2018
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15Jan

OUR CHRISTMAS LUNCH

Our annual festive Xmas lunch took place on Tuesday,   December 12th at 1.00pm in our Jubilee Room in a festive atmosphere.  Everyone who joined in enjoyed a truly delicious two course meal with all the trimmings
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 15th January 2018
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20Dec

CHARLIE BEAR “Whatsit” finally gets a birthday!

The draw took place on the 7th November and the winner of our Charlie Bear “Whatsit” is Jo Dilley (our Thursday Receptionist) – congratulations! The winner was drawn by Dave Buckley and witnessed by Jim Miller and Annie Brindley.  The money from the tickets bought reached a total of £50.00 which is greatly appreciated and […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th December 2017
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18Dec

It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards

Great News! John Storer was awarded the It’s Your Neighbourhood Award Level 4 (Thriving)  for the Garden surrounding the house and Level 5 (Outstanding) for the Allotment. Congratulations to everyone involved.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 18th December 2017
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17Dec

AN INVITATION TO JOIN US FOR A FESTIVE DRINK

  On Thursday, 21st December from 10.30am to 11.30am in the JSH Café, the Staff would like you to join them for a celebratory festive drink as a way of saying ‘thank you’ at this special time of year, for your loyalty and support throughout 2017. Staff will add to the festive atmosphere by wearing […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 17th December 2017
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16Dec

LOUGHBOROUGH ANNUAL FAIR 2017

John Storer House enjoyed another  fantastic week-end whilst all the activities were going on and the House was a hive of activity. We were delighted to see more families and new faces in the building using our Café and enjoying our delicious home cooked breakfasts and other tempting offers which our hard working and committed […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 16th December 2017
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15Dec

Chain Saw Carving

Mr & Mrs Cook hosted a Chain Saw Carving demonstration on the Green Belt in September 2017.  There was a competition to guess the time it took to complete a carving of an Owl.  Guess what! We won! So we are now the proud owners of a beautiful hand carved owl, which you can see […]
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  • On 15th December 2017
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14Dec

JOHN STORER – AGM

The John Storer Charnwood and John Storer House Foundation Joint AGM took place again this year in the Jubilee Room on Monday, 13 November, at 3pm. The subject matter of this year’s AGM was ‘Taking Care of What Matters’ with special reference to the new John Storer Charnwood website and our place within the wider […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 14th December 2017
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12Dec

Feast of Faith

Another successful event hosted by JSH was the very the popular “Feast of Faiths” organised by Loughborough Council of Faiths which took place on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. The Feast which included a wide range of delicious food included a Panto. The Panto was created on the same day by six actors, a poet and […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th December 2017
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10Dec

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2017

 Remembrance Sunday held on 12th November 2017 was once again a heartfelt trtibute where large crowds paid their respects to those who had fallen in conflict over the years. The annual Remembrance Day display at JSH took pride of place as a fitting tribute on this very special day.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 10th December 2017
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08Dec

LIONS RAFFLE

Try your luck at winning a Luxury Hamper to enjoy over the festive period. Tickets are available at our Reception Desk – 5 strips for only £1.00. All purchases made go towards raising valuable funds for JSH. We would like to say a big thank you for the kind donation of the hamper from the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 8th December 2017
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08Dec

CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION

John Storer House Drama Group will be putting on their glamour to show their skills and hard work in  a special performance of Puss in Boots to be held on Thursday, 14th December 2017 at 1.30pm at Trinity Methodist Church Centre in Loughborough. Our production this year is a pantomime and we have all the […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 8th December 2017
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23Nov

Great Central Railway

Saturday 25th November to Christmas Eve at Great Central Railway Make your Christmas extra special by joining Great Central Railway on their Santa Steam Trains. It’s the perfect start to your family Christmas. Santa has swapped his sleigh for a fun filled journey on an enchanting steam train. Ride on board their award winning Santa Specials […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 23rd November 2017
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20Nov

Feast of Faiths

As in previous years, JSH will be hosting the popular “Feast of Faiths” organised by Loughborough Council of Faiths. This year the Feast will take place on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 and the Council of Faiths extend a warm welcome to invited guests to this popular event. The Feast of Faiths offers the opportunity to […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 20th November 2017
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18Nov

CHRISTMAS at John Storer House

We are delighted to announce that we have now finalised the date for our Festive Lunch at JSH. The lunch will be held on Tuesday, 12th December in the Jubilee Room and we will have a combination of tables, with the ability to accommodate up to 50 people. Large groups will need to book early. […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 18th November 2017
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15Nov

SHEPSHED SCARESHEEP FESTIVAL 2017

The winners of the Shepshed Scaresheep Festival 2017 voted for by the public are; Best household  – Mr Brown, 4 Hathern Road Runner up – the Whitmore family Best organisation –  Christchurch Methodist  Church Runner up – The Willows Care Home Town Council vote – Leicestershire Fire and Rescue The winner of the prize draw […]
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  • On 15th November 2017
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15Nov

ANOTHER SUCCESS FOR OUR RESIDENT CHEF – HOMEGROWN WITH LOVE AND CARE!

MAKE YOURSELF A WARM, HEALTHY SOUP TO WARD OFF THE AUTUMN CHILLS! Pumpkin soup recipe (made easy….)                                      Method                                            Bring 1.5 litres of water to the boil. Place diced pumpkin and potato in the boiling water. Add garlic and stock cubes and simmer until vegetables are tender. 4. Blend soup. Return to pan, add cooking cream […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 15th November 2017
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12Nov

FANTASTIC RESULT!

Our JSH cottage gardeners Andrew Hull, David Beaumont and Marion Hull enjoyed an evening in the Charnwood Borough Town Hall on 11th October 2017. A Certificate was presented by Cllr Pauline Ranson, the Mayor of Charnwood, to John Storer House which was awarded highly commended in the best dressed retail/commercial premises competition 2017.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 12th November 2017
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27Oct

JSC Well-being Activity Lounge – Help Us to Help Others

Vote for us, and we could win a share of Aviva’s Community Fund to transform one of our larger rooms into a Well-being Activity Lounge.  A Well-Being Activity Lounge would enable us to support people living with dementia, giving them a purpose, providing carers with valuable respite and associated support. By helping us to provide a […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 27th October 2017
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27Oct

ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING OF THE SHEPSHED COMMITTEE OF JOHN STORER CHARNWOOD

Wednesday 1st November 2017 3pm I am writing to extend a warm invitation to our Annual Public Meeting of the Shepshed Volunteer Centre.  It has been an exciting year for us, but we still have difficult times ahead and we really need your support, so please come along to the meeting to find out what […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 27th October 2017
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26Oct

Well-being Support Groups

Loughborough Well-being Group – Thursday 2nd November. Meet at John Storer House from 1.30-3pm. Talk by Jill Brindley, Fraud Co-ordinator and Information and Advice Worker from Age UK LeicesterShire and Rutland on Tackling Fraud – how to spot it, stop it and report it. Shepshed Well-being Group – Thursday 16th November. Lunch at The Bulls […]
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  • On 26th October 2017
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25Oct

John Storer Charnwood & John Storer Foundation AGM

Our Joint Annual General Meeting of John Storer Charnwood & John Storer Foundation is on Monday 13th November 2017 at 3.00pm. This years theme is “Our offer to the local volunteering and the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS)”. All welcome to attend.
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  • On 25th October 2017
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23Oct

Book Sale

There will be no Book Sale held in October and the next Book Sale is planned for Saturday, 4 November.    For your diaries the last planned date for the Book Sales for the rest of the year is Saturday, 2 December. As always, we are very grateful for your donations of books and bric-a-brac to […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • On 23rd October 2017
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11Oct

Loughborough Fair 2017

The annual Fair Tombola is fast approaching and we would like to appeal for prize donations.  Please have a look in your cupboards to see if you have anything suitable we can use such as toiletries, small toys, chocolates, wine or tinned goods or anything you would like to win, and bring to Reception @ […]
  • Posted by John Storer Charnwood
  • On 11th October 2017
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11Oct

Laptop Computer/Ipad Training Sessions

FREE OF CHARGE  Never used a lap top/I pad before?  Struggling to complete a task?  Want to know an easier way to perform a function?  The students from Loughborough University have kindly agreed to fund more computer training sessions.  This course is aimed at anyone wanting support with their own laptop or Ipad in the […]
  • Posted by John Storer Charnwood
  • On 11th October 2017
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10Oct

JSH GARDENING CLUB

Please note that the JSH Garden Club resumed for the Autumn Season in September 2017. Alan Tyler was the speaker at the September meeting and gave an interesting illustrated talk about Stoneywell House and Garden (the National Trust Property in Charnwood Forest). Our speaker at the October meeting on Thursday 12th October at 2pm will […]
  • Posted by John Storer Charnwood
  • On 10th October 2017
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16May

Testing Website

We run John Storer House (JSH) in Loughborough, a fully-accessible community centre, serving the communities in Charnwood with activities running throughout the day and evening and at weekends too. John Storer Charnwood is a charitable organisation, working to promote and achieve community activity and well-being. We run John Storer House (JSH) in Loughborough, a fully-accessible […]
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  • On 16th May 2017
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December 2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Relate
2
  • Redeemed Christ Church of God
  • Quakers - Society of Friends
3
  • Memorable Mondays
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Line Dancing
  • Sewing
  • Art Group
  • Scrabble Club
  • Bridge Club
  • Bridge Club
4
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Choir
  • Beginners Bridge
  • Handicrafts
  • Social Drawing and Painting Group
5
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Bingo
6
  • JSC Lunch Club +
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
  • Drama
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
7
  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Social Seeding Alltotment Project
  • Music & Movement
  • Bingo
8
  • Relate
9
  • Redeemed Christ Church of God
  • Quakers - Society of Friends
10
  • Memorable Mondays
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Line Dancing
  • Sewing
  • Art Group
  • Scrabble Club
  • Bridge Club
  • Bridge Club
11
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Choir
  • Beginners Bridge
  • Handicrafts
  • Social Drawing and Painting Group
12
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Bingo
13
  • JSC Lunch Club +
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
  • Drama
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
14
  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Social Seeding Alltotment Project
  • Music & Movement
  • Bingo
15
  • Relate
16
  • Redeemed Christ Church of God
  • Quakers - Society of Friends
17
  • Memorable Mondays
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Line Dancing
  • Sewing
  • Art Group
  • Scrabble Club
  • Bridge Club
  • Bridge Club
18
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Choir
  • Beginners Bridge
  • Handicrafts
  • Social Drawing and Painting Group
19
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Bingo
20
  • JSC Lunch Club +
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
  • Drama
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
21
  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Social Seeding Alltotment Project
  • Music & Movement
  • Bingo
22
  • Relate
23
  • Redeemed Christ Church of God
  • Quakers - Society of Friends
24
  • Memorable Mondays
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Line Dancing
  • Sewing
  • Art Group
  • Scrabble Club
  • Bridge Club
25
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Choir
  • Beginners Bridge
  • Handicrafts
  • Social Drawing and Painting Group
26
  • Therapeutic Gardening
  • Shepshed Lunch Club +
  • JSH Lunch Club
  • Bingo
27
  • JSC Lunch Club +
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
  • Drama
  • Social Seeding Allotment Project
28
  • Cooking
  • Craft
  • Social Seeding Alltotment Project
  • Music & Movement
  • Bingo
29
  • Relate
30
  • Redeemed Christ Church of God
  • Quakers - Society of Friends
31
  • Memorable Mondays
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Keep Fit for Older People
  • Line Dancing
  • Sewing
  • Art Group
  • Scrabble Club
  • Bridge Club