We have been fortunate to receive a huge and generous donation of £800 from the Dog and Bacon Golf Society. The Treasurer, Steve Pennington kindly came to the Club to present the cheque. A big ‘thank you’ from all the members, staff and volunteers.
Iain Campbell is running three marathons to raise money for Phoenix Stroke Club, where he has volunteered for the last 10 years. Iain is running the three marathons in the space of just seven weeks. He will start with the Brighton Marathon on 9 April followed by the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23 April […]
Jill Wakeman, a member of the Phoenix Stroke Club, has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association in recognition of her courage and determination. Mother of three, Jill Wakeman had a life-changing stroke in July 2013 which left her unable to talk or move the right side of her body. […]
A group of members & carers enjoyed our holiday to Bournemouth from 12 to 16 September. It was our fourth visit to the Elstead Hotel and once again, it was excellent with very friendly, helpful staff, good food and service. All the outings went well. We visited Mapperton House & Gardens near Beaminster which is […]
We are fortunate to receive a very generous donation from the Dragon Clay Club. We are grateful to Sue Shore who hosted the recent charity event at her farm in Colgate. Here is a photo of our Trustee, Don Burstow, collecting the cheque.
The Monday to Wednesday group members enjoyed a trip to Tilgate Park in August. We were shown a range of animals and creatures including a massive stick insect, an owl, a cockroach and a snake. We enjoyed a delicious lunch in a barn before wandering around the animal enclosures. We were also lucky to have […]
Jill Wakeman, a member of Phoenix Stroke Club, successfully completed this year’s London Marathon on 24 April and is raising money for the stroke club. Jill suffered a stroke in July 2013 leaving her with no movement in the right-hand side of her body and incapable of saying anything other than ‘no’. On leaving hospital […]
The Phoenix Stroke Club proudly accepted the Best Community Organisation Award as part of this year’s Community Awards organised by the County Times and Horsham District Council. One of our Thursday volunteers, nominated us for the award as she experienced first- hand the impact and benefits the Club brings to stroke survivors and their carers. […]
Thanks to an award by the Sussex Community Foundation, over two days we all had a trip to the Wey and Arun Canal. It was lovely weather and we all enjoyed the beautiful views, followed by a ploughman’s lunch provided by the Onslow Arms. Some members enjoyed sitting at the front as we went through […]
During the middle of August, Owls About Town, brought in three owls for the Thursday group. Apart from being beautiful to look at, we them enjoyed handling them. The owl’s also visited during 2014 and many requests for a repeat visit. All the members had the chance to handle and stroke them as well as […]