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Meet the Members

Jamie has been coming to the Gateway Centre for a long time now. He loves meeting his friends and enjoys many of the activities. Jamie likes to give most things a try and in previous summers has shown he’s very … Continue reading

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Meet Up and Catch Up

On Saturday 25th September, members (and carers and family) enjoyed a couple of hours at the centre- a chance to catch up with friends they hadn’t see for over a year! Prior to the event, Suzanne helped to plant some … Continue reading

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Plenty Going On…

Since the last post, activities have been in full swing, including cooking, ‘making’ and gardening. Martin has been busy keeping the greenhouse in check and sorting the composters. Suzanne helped to plant mange-tout, carrots, potatoes and broccoli and hopefully with … Continue reading

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Barbecue Time Again!

Last week saw the first food cooked on the new barbecue. Both Daryl and Jonathan were chefs and members ate an array of food, including haloumi kebabs, chicken, sausages and burgers over the course of the week. Erin, our volunteer, … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy

The centre has been busy over the last few weeks, with members keeping occupied throughout the day. We have been working hard in the garden, with Suzanne and Tony (plus others), planting, weeding and watering. With Jonathan’s help, the duo … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

With the pleasant April weather, many members have been busy out in the garden and greenhouse. Under the watchful eye of Jane, Suzanne, Tracy and Michelle potted on the tomato and basil seedlings plus planted some courgette, pepper and chilli … Continue reading

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Happy Easter…

Since reopening on the 8th March, the returning members have been keeping themselves busy in the centre. There have been plenty of safe activities to partake in, from bingo to gardening and cooking to colouring. Suzanne and Tony spent a … Continue reading

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Farewell

It is with great sadness that one of our members, Sarah, passed away recently. She was a long time attendee at the Gateway Centre and spent many a happy day taking part in the activities with her friends. Sarah was … Continue reading

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We Made It!

The last four months have flown by, and members and staff alike have certainly become used to the new way in which the centre operates. Everyone has coped admirably, and despite the smaller numbers, we have managed to maintain a … Continue reading

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Activities Continue…

The members have been very active over the past few weeks, with plenty of word-searching, colouring, bingo, painting and generally having fun being amongst friends. Safety measures are being well adhered to, and everyone is now familiar with the routines … Continue reading

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