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First Barbecues!

The last week of April saw the first barbecues of the year. The weather was fine all week and between Daryl, Jonathan and Rob, plenty of burgers, sausages and chicken was cooked over the five days. Members also enjoyed a … Continue reading

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We Name This Vessel…

After a few weeks of hard work, Rachael finally finished her lifeboat model for her RNLI bear, Tedette. She read out a few words and we named it Abi 1. Having taken a few photos, we sent an email to … Continue reading

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Spring is Here

With the improving weather, we’ve managed to get outside and plant some crops. Under the direction of Jonathan, four members, Suzanne, Vincent, Mickey and Martin prepared the beds and planted shallots, onions and garlic for harvesting later in the year. … Continue reading

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Back in Full Swing!

Since returning in January, members have been keeping themselves well and truly occupied! Activities have been taking place both inside and outside the centre, ranging from bingo, word-searching and colouring to model aeroplane making, baking, cooking and gardening. Finger painting … Continue reading

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Festive Fun

The staff and members have been busy decorating the centre in the build up to Christmas. Carolyn has kept members well occupied with a range of festive activities and Debbie has worked with several bakers to make and decorate Christmas … Continue reading

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Meet the Member

Suzanne enjoys attending Gateway and seeing her friends and she looks forward to coming every week. Suzanne has been a member at the centre for many years and particularly likes being outside, especially helping with the planting and growing in … Continue reading

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Activities Update

Over the past few weeks, everyone has been keeping busy at the centre. We have upcycled a small table and Donna has been busy preparing a wooden chair for painting. As well as helping in the garden, Martin had a … Continue reading

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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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