A letter from our New Chairman

Hello everybody,

As you may have heard, I have taken over as the Chairman of the Centre. I took a bit of persuading, primarily because I was not sure that I could give it the time and the effort required. Given the team we have, in Sue, our fabulous volunteers and all our members, I was convinced that we can do what is needed to do together.

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Carer’s Rate

From 1st of April we are very pleased to announce that we are introducing an inbetween rate for carer’s for all treatments.

Please contact the centre for further information.

Foot Health Practitioner

Andrew Shann, foot health practitioner will be available for appointments starting Weds 17th April.

Andrew is qualified to treat common foot problems, including corns and callus removal, fungal infections, ingrowing toenails etc.

Please contact the centre to book your appointment.

Collection Sainsbury’s Didcot

Thank you to all those who gave up their time to collect at Sainsbury’s Didcot on 22/23 March we raised just over £538.55, fantastic!

Another collection has been arranged for 12 & 13 July 2013, please pop this date in your diary to make sure that you are available for a 2 hour slot.

Oxfordshire Unlimited

Unlimited is a ULO – a User Led Organisation of physically and sensory disabled people.

In four years they have achieved small things improving road crossing and advising on access issues in museums and parks, and bigger ones like ensuring disabled people are catered for in the Local Transport Plan (2011 to 2030).

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining their committee please ring Dave on 01865 773840

ILC Open Day – 3 April 2013

Independent Living Centre Open Day  – Weds 3rd April 2013 – 10am to 3pm

Theme: Bathroom Information on grab rails, bathboards, bathlifts, toilet raisers, walk in baths, level access showers.

At: Abingdon Resource Centre, Crabtree Place, Audlett Drive OX14 3GD  01235 524857

Bath Marathon

We would like to say a big thank you to Sara’s husband Richard who ran in the Bath Marathon and raised a fantastic amount of £515 for the centre!

His time was 2 hours 1 minute on a very cold day – well done Richard.

MEPC Plant Sale

MEPC Plant Sale – Thursday 28th March 2013, Park Centre at lunchtime.

Proceeds to MSTC.

Easter Egg Raffle

Congratulations to Pauline James who won the Easter Egg which had kindly been donated by Asda.  Happy Easter!