News

Easter Draw – winners announced

Thank you so much to everyone that took part in our Easter Draw this year.

We raised a pretty spectacular £404 which will be put to good use running our well-loved free service.

Congratulations to Gary who won the 1kg Easter Egg – hope you enjoy it!

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Quiz Night Dates

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The next quiz nights will be held on:

Wednesday 23rd May

Wednesday 19th September

Wednesday 28th November

Quizzes are held at the Riverside Club (ex. British Legion) – next to the Fire Station 7.30 for an 8pm start. Teams of 6 at £3 per person. Bar service for drinks. All are very welcome to join us, either as a team or to join a team, for what is usually a very entertaining evening.

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Cancelled Pancake Race Tues 13th Feb 12.30pm

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Sadly we’ve had to cancel this year’s pancake race due to a lack of teams.

It has been a hard and disappointing decision to make as we were looking forward to some flipping good fun this pancake day.

Fingers crossed it’ll be back next year

 

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New Volunteering Roles

Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Would you like to join a happy, friendly team and give back to the community?

We currently have vacancies for Customer Service Volunteers to join our team. The role is to assist and support the member of staff on duty with providing the Shopmobility service to our customers.

High Wycombe Shopmobility offers a happy, friendly volunteering environment with a “feel good” factor – our volunteers enjoy having a chat with our customers, find helping people worthwhile and go home feeling valued. There are opportunities to use existing experience and skills and to gain new ones – which may be beneficial for CV/career progression.

If you would like to join our team please either message us or give us a call on 01494 472277 and ask for Claire.

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Christmas Collections

Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped with our Christmas Collections at Waitrose and Tescos

We have raised the very helpful sum of £306.91 which will keep us running our free service into 2018

Many thanks for your kind donations

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Shopmobility feature

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Shopmobility are very pleased to feature in the October newsletter of The Bucks Older Peoples Action Group (BOPAG). The newsletter can be found here.

They are an independent, non-political, voluntary organisation made up of representatives from groups around the county and interested individuals who’s core message is “Positive Ageing” and have set up their website as a directory to help provide older people with information which supports them to lead healthy, active and independent lives. Their web address, for a wealth of useful local information, is www.bopag.org.uk

 

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Play the New Wycombe Lotto and raise money for Shopmobility!

Wycombe Lotto  – play to win up to £25,000 per week and benefit local causes.

Buy your ticket online from our Wycombe Lotto page to make sure that 50% of the ticket price comes to us to help keep our service running.

Tickets have a 1 in 50 chance of winning

Buy your tickets here!

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Tom Hillier Award 2017 – Highly Commended

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The National Federation of Shopmobility has an annual award for helpful and effective Shopmobility schemes. Last year High Wycombe Shopmobility was really pleased to be shortlisted for the award and this year we are really proud that we have been recognised and “highly commended” for our friendly and helpful service.

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National Mobility Registration

Register your mobility equipment for £12 per year

Scheme code: HG01

A new scheme has been launched by the National Federation of Shopmobility to help reunite people with their scooters or wheelchairs should they go missing. (more…)

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