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Wincanton Parkinson’s Group Celebrates Milestone

Thu 27 Feb '14, 14:39
By Stephen Beech
Wincanton Parkinson’s Group Celebrates Milestone

After just three years, having grown to a membership of over 80, we will be changing from a Support Group to a Full Branch of Parkinson's Disease Society of Great Britain.

Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group Reviews A Busy Awareness Week

Mon 7 May '12, 10:50
By Stephen Beech
Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group Reviews A Busy Awareness Week

This year Parkinson's UK held their Parkinson's Awareness week from the 16th to 22nd April 2012. Members of the Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group engaged in various activities to inform the public about the disease and raise funds for future research.

Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group Holds Events for Awareness Week

Fri 13 Apr '12, 15:11
By Stephen Beech
Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group Holds Events for Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Awareness Week takes place between 16th and 22nd April 2012, a very busy time for Parkinson's UK, in getting the message to the general public about what Parkinson's Disease is and trying to raise funds for research into a cure.

Coffee Morning Raises £520 for Parkinson's Research

Wed 7 Mar '12, 15:05
By Stephen Beech
Coffee Morning Raises £520 for Parkinson's Research

The year 2012 has been designated "Find a Cure for Parkinson's Year", by Parkinson's UK. To this end, Richard and Sue Young held a coffee morning at their home in Charlton Horethorne on 7th February to raise money for research.

Madagascar - Island of Wonders

Tue 8 Nov '11, 20:00
By Julie Verney
Madagascar - Island of Wonders

Wincanton and Area Parkinson's Group is hosting an illustrated talk about this unique island at its monthly meeting on November 16th in the Meeting Room of Wincanton Memorial Hall from 2.30pm - 4.30pm. Admission £2 to include refreshments (£1 for members).

Wincanton Parkinson's Group Celebrates its First Anniversary

Mon 31 Oct '11, 12:11
By Stephen Beech
Wincanton Parkinson's Group Celebrates its First Anniversary

On 19th October 2011 the Wincanton and Area Parkinson's Group held its first birthday celebration at Memorial Hall, Wincanton, where over 60 invited guests, members and family attended.

Wincanton & Area Parkinson's Group Chairman Steve Beech Recognised

Sun 10 Jul '11, 12:57
By Steve Beech
Wincanton & Area Parkinson's Group Chairman Steve Beech Recognised

Having recruited thirty members within a year Steve Beech was nominated as one of the recipients of an award, in recognition of the work he has put in at the first ever Parkinson's Volunteer Recognition Day for Parkinson's South West Region.

Parkinson's Awareness Day at Morrisons

Fri 22 Apr '11, 12:00
By Steve Beech, John Baxter
Parkinson's Awareness Day at Morrisons

Members of the Wincanton and Area Parkinson's Group spent Thursday 14th in the foyer of Morrisons handing out leaflets, collecting donations and talking to people about Parkinson's Disease.

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