Residents of Preston, Chorley and South Ribble now have access to an exclusive new service designed to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community. ABL’s experienced group of Lifestyle Coaches are here to help clients with a BMI between 25 and 35. Reviewing eating habits with information on how to maintain weight loss through lifelong lifestyle and behavioural change, this programme looks at strategies for long term weight management. Sessions are designed to include a blend of nutrition advice and activity to suit the needs of the group. Focusing on breaking down some of the barriers that in the past may have prevented people from achieving their goals, we aim to move clients away from the confusing messages of the quick fix fad diet and focus them on setting realistic and achievable goals in a none restrictive way. Group sessions will be held at community venues throughout the week offering morning, afternoon and evening sessio...
Older & Out provides a range of services for the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB&T) community. Services include a helpline, 1 to 1 befriending service, regular social group meetings, local events and activities along with a variety of volunteering opportunities.
LGB&T social group ‘Older & Out Preston’ meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 6.30pm – 8.30pm. From 1st June 2016 the venue will now be at Creative Works Preston, 33 Shepherd Street, Preston, PR1 3UE
The social groups take place in bright safe spaces where - as LGB&T people - members can be themselves and socialise free from discrimination. Its members also hold other regular meetings and social activities in and around Lancashire. Although primarily aimed at LGB&T people 50+ the social groups are welcoming to LGB&T people and ‘straight allies’ 30+ and act as alternatives to the ‘Pub & Club’ scene.
Older & Out also provides free older LGB&T awareness training to organisatio...
Genesis Care is a small, not for profit organisation providing a well-being and respite care service for older people.
They offer a wide range of activities and therapies designed to stimulate and motivate.
The centre is based in the school rooms of Chorley Methodist Church (formerly Trinity). They have two large rooms including the lounge, which has group seating with easy chairs, and exercise and craft sessions are held in the spacious dining room.
For more information regaring price and transport please contact Lorna Bowling (Manager) on: 07845969442 or Pat Albrow
(Assistant Manager) on: 07715809236, email contact:
Music to your ears is a music programme especially designed for people with learning disabilities. Their sessions introduce the world of music through singing, playing musical instruments, listening to music, dancing, music to move, educational rhythmics, improvisations, relaxation and much more. These experiences are focused on speech, occupational, physical, academic, and/or behavioural goals.
Clients do not need any musical skill or experience to participate in and benefit from the sessions. Everybody is welcome!
The sessions are held at St Gregory's in Chorley on Thursdays at 13.00 and 14.30.
You are invited to join a new group in Preston for people 18+ with Aspergers or High Functioning Autism which is being facilitated by IDEAS Lancashire and member of the TESC. The group are aiming to meet every two weeks from 7-9pm. Meetings will be held at Clayton Brook Community House, 70 Tunley Holme, Preston, PR5 8ES. The group will be able to take part in activities such as:
Talks and PowerPoint presentations
You are welcome to come along to just observe or chat. Please contact Denise at: email@example.com or on: 07707954592, if you would like more information or to confirm you attendance so they have an idea of numbers.