AGM reminder

We invite you to our 2017/18 Annual General Meeting.

When; Tuesday 19th February 2019
Time; 10.30am
Where; Gloucester Room, Redbridge Central Library, Clements Road.

We hope you will join us. There will be 20 minutes of AGM business.

Followed by the launch of our new Heritage Lottery Project ‘Our Story’, animal therapies and light refreshments.

We hope you will be able to join us on 19th February. Perhaps you would send us an email Chris@redbridgeforum.co.uk or phone 020 8478 7571 to let us know if you are able to attend.

What’s Coming Up?

You should have all received your invites to our AGM, this Wednesday at our office in Ilford Lane, Please enter by the rear entrance in Fern Way. We will start promptly at 7pm and look to have the business finished by 7.15. Then as normal there will be time for refreshments and chat. If you are a new member this is a good opportunity to meet the team and find out what we have to offer.

Thursday 15th March, 10am. Come and join our Allotment group for our first planting session of the year, we have our potatoes and just need to get them in the ground. The allotment site is at Thornton Road or if you would prefer to meet us at the office just give us a call and we will organise that.

Tuesday 20th March, Is the Learning Disability Partnership Board meeting where the agenda will include a report from the Day Opportunities consultation and the next steps and also a report from the Charging consultation and the next steps. If you have any burning issues you think need to be raised on these issues please do not hesitate to contact Chris before the 20th.

Thursday 22nd March, 7pm. Our parents support group are meeting at the Pie Factory, contact the office and let Tahira know if you would like to go along.

Wednesday 28th March 10am. Meet at the Forum Office to learn/practice your crochet skills with other parent carers. We have spare hooks and yarn if you are a newbie to crochet. It is a small friendly group.

Then its the school holidays but that’s a whole new post. Booking has started but there are still some places left so contact us if you have not already.

Assist – Skills Sharing Session

Teacup Dipping
Come along and learn how to decorate plain or boring cups. Using this cup dipping skill you will turn your old cups to uniquely designed crockery to impress your friends. For more information give Nandhini a call on 020 8478 7571 or email her Nandhini@redbridgeforum.co.uk
This session will take place in our office in Ilford Lane, on a Monday evening, 17th October 7pm to 8.30pm. We will have nice tea and cakes and there will be no charge.

Assist – Skills Sharing Session

Soap Making
On Thursday 13th October we will be holding a skills sharing session at our office in Ilford Lane.
10.30am to 1.00pm, Light lunch will be provided and there is no cost.
The session will show you how to make your own soap from scratch. Choosing colours, designs and fragrance. You may even wish to make some as a present for Christmas!
Contact Nandhini@redbridgeforum.co.uk or call our office on 020 8478 7571 to book.

Anxiety and Stress management Training

As a part of our ‘Assist’ project, Redbridge Forum is organising a course on ‘Anxiety and Stress management’.

This course is suitable for carers who would like to learn how to manage stress levels. It is ideal for anyone that wants to learn some simple coping mechanisms that help you feel positive more of the time. This can have a beneficial effect on your mental wellbeing.

Date: 14th and 15th September 2016
Time: 10.00-1.30pm
Cost: £2.50
Venue: Redbridge Forum, 98—100 Ilford Lane, Ilford IG1 2LD

Light lunch will be provided.
If you are interested in attending this course, please call Redbridge Forum at 020 8478 7571 or e-mail Nandhini@redbridgeforum.co.uk