Summer evening stroll

Volunteers and supporters turned out in force to help raise money on our ‘Pier to the Perch with your Pooch’ summer solstice walk. The evening sun shone on us as we left Worthing pier, heading for the Perch on Lancing Beach Green. Our four legged friends sported their specially made bandanas and we enjoyed a gentle walk along the seafront.
Our thanks go to all those involved, including our St John’s Ambulance first aiders, our local Lancing pet shop for supplying bags of dog treats and the Perch for opening for us at the finish line. Photos courtesy of Gary Levett.
Same time next year…

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Summer evening Pier to the Perch walk

Please join us for a charity walk along the prom. Pier to the Perch with your Pooch.
Leaving Worthing Pier at 7pm to stroll along to the Lancing Perch at Beach Green (2.5k).

Your £5 per person registration fee will help us support our many local and national services for older people in our communities. Please register in advance or on the day. 01903 257019 or email coastalwestsussexhub@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

All are welcome, with or without a dog. So bring your family and friends and enjoy the ‘longest day’ on the prom.
We look forward to seeing you.

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NEW – Monday Afternoon Club

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A comfortable rest for weary feet

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A BIG THANK YOU to Colin and the boys at Gardner & Scardifield timber yard in Lancing, for generously giving our Royal Voluntary Service bench in South Street, Lancing the most beautiful makeover.
Now Lancing residents and visitors will be able to enjoy a comfortable seat on their way down to the beach and Lancing’s street scene is improved no end.
THANK YOU

Opening soon – Vintage Tea Room at Chesham House Centre

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We will shortly be opening our new Vintage Tea Room at Chesham House Community Centre in Lancing.  After a lot of hard work and amazing committment from volunteers, staff and local businesses, we are nearly ready to open our doors and welcome you all.

We are looking for some new faces to join our lovely team of volunteers.

We aim to offer a ‘home from home’ atmosphere with good old-fashioned service. If you can see yourself serving our delicious home-made cakes, coffee and tea and can commit a few hours a week we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested or would just like to find out more please give me a ring on 01903 854640 or email me at Annick.lynn@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

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Dementia Friends

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Many of our volunteers and staff attended Dementia Friends sessions at Methold House, Worthing and Chesham House, Lancing over the last  2 weeks. The sessions were delivered by Guildcare a prominent provider of Dementia activities, homes and care in the Worthing area.

The sessions were enjoyed by all participants. They came away with a greater understanding of the disease and the modern approach to helping those 1 in 3 of us who will be affected by it, at first hand or as carers.

 

West Sussex Armed Forces Weekend in Worthing

We had a stall in Steine Gardens, Worthing on the Saturday to help promote our services and volunteering opportunities within West Sussex.

It was a popular event with many participating organisations dressing the part in 1940’s uniforms.

 

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