Following on from the success of this year’s Education Day we are keen to run a similar event next year. We want to make next year’s day as relevant for all of our members as is possible and therefore we are asking for your ideas for topics and issues that should be covered.

Please let Maggie Scott know your thoughts and ideas…

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Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising a free donation for Peterborough Area Down Syndrome Group? There are nearly 3,000 retailers including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s, who will donate a percentage of the amount you spend to Peterborough Area Down Syndrome Group to say thank you for shopping with them.

It’s really simple, and doesn’t cost you anything.

All you have to do is:

1. Go to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/padsg

2. Sign up for free

3. Get shopping – your donations will be collected by easyfundraising and automatically sent to Peterborough Area Down Syndrome Group. It couldn’t be easier!

There are no catches or hidden charges and Peterborough Area Down Syndrome Group will be really grateful for your donations.

Thank you for your support

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Babble Group

This popular group aimed at our youngest members meets every second Saturday of the month at H​appy Faces ​in Glinton. Speech & Language is encouraged through the use of play, singing and signing.
If you would like more information about these sessions please contact Laura Tilley.

SaLT sessions will begin again in September. Here are the dates:

Caroline’s Groups at Honeyhill

Thursday ­ 10th​ Sept, 8th Oct, 5th ​Nov and 3rd ​Dec

 

Hayley’s Groups at Honeyhill
Tuesday ­ 15th Sept, 20th Oct, 17th Nov, 15th Dec, 12th Jan, 9th Feb, 8th March, 12th April, 10th May, 14th June and 12th July

For anyone interested in accessing this therapy please contact Chris King for more information.

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Peterborough United v Walsall, The ABAX Stadium
Saturday September 19th at 1pm

We are fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to raise funds for our group at this exciting League 1 fixture! Please contact Jane by the end of August if you are interested.

 

The Handmade Burger Company at The Old Still, Queensgate Friday 11th September at 7pm

It would be great to have as many mums, dads and carers as possible to join us for a night out. Please contact Jane Jeffries by 1st September as we will need numbers prior to booking.

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A message from Matt Taylor Sports Development Officer at Vivacity Culture and Leisure

During this summer period we will be able to offer adapted cycling for extended periods on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting week commencing 20th July. It is a come and try type of session so length of time on a bike will depend on numbers attending. Please click on the image below for a larger version.

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We had some lovely visitors at Honeyhill last week. Many thanks for stopping by and showing us around your police van.

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