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Active Together


Contact Details:

Call Sandra or Zoe (Physical Activity Development Officers) on 01858 828282

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About

Active Together is a Leicestershire-wide initiative to provide adults aged 16+ with opportunities to get active and improve their health and well-being - including fun activities such as badminton, jogging, dancing and walking - and support for complete beginners.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Harborough, Activities & Events,

Alzheimer’s Society Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Mark Hobster on 01162316921 or 07860592735

Address:

Harborough Methodist Church
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 9HE

About

A peer support group for carers of people with dementia. Meets on the first Friday of every month from 10am to midday. Includes guest speakers and the chance to socialise and get much-needed face-to-face support. Free parking and refreshments. No need to book, just turn up on the day.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Carers’ Break Group


Contact Details:

Call Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510

Address:

Methodist Church (opposite the Market Hall)
Northampton Road
Market Harborough
LE16 9HE

About

A drop-in social group for carers. Meets on the 4th Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Complementary Therapy Sessions for Carers


Contact Details:

Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510

Address:

St John’s Ambulance Hall
Abbey Street
Market Harborough

About

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire, the voluntary organisation that runs the Support for Carers project, has been offering free monthly sessions for carers in the Harborough District for almost three years now, providing free complementary therapy treatments such as Reflexology, massage and Reiki. Sometimes, there are spare appointments at these sessions, so if you’re a carer and you’d like to find out more please feel free to ring Support for Carers. Please note that booking is essential and whilst the treatments are free, voluntary donations are appreciated.The sessions are funded by a local charitable trust, rather than via the Support for Carers project, and one of the conditions of this funding is that the sessions are for carers in the Harborough District. If you know of similar sessions running near you or you’d like our support to set up a similar activity where you live, please let us know and we’ll do our best to help.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Other Services,

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire & Rutland


Contact Details:

Call Lucy on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Lubenham Village Hall
Laughton Road
Lubenham
Market Harborough
LE16 7RT

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A local charity offering practical and emotional support to cancer patients and their carers in Leicestershire and Rutland including complementary therapy support groups in a calm and relaxed atmosphere such as aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and Reiki. Treatments & refreshments free of charge. No need to book. Meets on second and fourth Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 4pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Dementia Harborough


Contact Details:

Peter Hirst, Chair on 07961 538671

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Jubilee Hall
Congregational Church
Bowden Lane
Market Harborough
LE16 7JD

About

The Dementia Café meets on the third Thursday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. The group is open to anyone recently diagnosed with dementia together with their carers. Their programme of events includes fun activities and entertainment, and regular guest speakers. There is also a Singing for Memories group which meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 3.30pm where you can enjoy an afternoon of singing and playing musical instruments.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Harborough Mental ill Health Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Nicola from Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510

Address:

Methodist Church (upstairs room)
Northampton Road
Market Harborough

About

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Knit and Natter Group


Contact Details:

Call Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510

Address:

The Angel Hotel
High Street
Market Harborough
LE16 7AF

About

A drop-in social group for carers - knitters and non-knitters welcome! Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Lutterworth & District Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Val on 01455 283387

Address:

Hazeland Court Residential Lounge
Guthlaxton Avenue
Lutterworth

About

Meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Lutterworth Gateway Club


Contact Details:

Call Chris Gilbert on 07710 514243 or Tina Chidlow on 01858 880538

Address:

Lutterworth Town Hall
Market Square
Lutterworth

About

A social club for people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. Part of Mencap. Meets every other Friday from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Also arranges activities and events for members throughout the year. The club costs £3 per session including refreshments.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Memory Box Dementia Cafe


Contact Details:

Call The Alzheimers Society on 0116 2311111

Address:

One Stop Shop
Gilmorton Road
Lutterworth

About

Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month from 10am to 12pm.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Mental Health Carers’ Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Denise Bosworth at Rethink on 01530 276525

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Address:

Bower House
32 Coventry Road
Market Harborough

About

Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 10.30am to 12 noon. Aims to support carers of people with mental health difficulties. The group offers a programme of guest speakers giving information to carers plus the opportunity to meet, socialise with and gain support from each other.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Spectrum Market Harborough


Contact Details:

07831 349 574

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Support group for parents or carers of a child with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Meets on 4th Thursday of every month at Market Harborough Congregational Church, High Street. Parents from Leicestershire and surrounding counties are welcome to attend. Come along to meet other parents and carers and guest speakers. Also runs events and activities for children and families. Refreshments available.

Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

The Share & Care Group


Contact Details:

Call Sarah Taylor on 07741 417243

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About

The Share & Care Group is a social support group for people living with dementia together with their carers who live in Lutterworth and the surrounding villages. Meetings are run by professionals and volunteers who are trained to help those suffering from dementia cope better with their condition. The meetings, held in safe locations such as Lutterworth Methodist Church and the Parish Church of St. Mary, centre around a social gathering of people who share similar circumstances. Coffee mornings normally take place twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Friday from 10am to 12 noon, but the times and venue can vary. Please contact the group to find out more.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Harborough, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

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