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19Jan

SOUP LUNCH – THURSDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2018

The organisers of the Trinity Lunch Club (TLC) 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 Nurses […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • 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 […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • 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 […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • 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 […]
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • 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.
  • Posted by johnstorercharnwood
  • 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 […]
  • Posted by John Storer Charnwood
  • On 16th May 2017
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January 2018

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