Category: Group Activities

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  • Category: Group Activities

    A ‘New Year’ has certainly brought a new start for some of our Group who have taken the opportunity to try something just a little different..! Ivy Joyce and Tom are enjoying the alternate Monday morning sessions of Yoga with Mike and Tai Chi with Marilyn at our Stroke Information Centre Ince. It was nice […]

  • Category: Book Club, Group Activities

    Dear Readers I always call you this on the assumption that you all read books; books covering all sorts of subjects for example autobiographies spy thrillers science fiction or you may be a lover of romance. But let me ask you this. What if your afraid of taking that first step frightened to look upon […]

  • Category: Group Activities

    Our members review the Think Ahead Christmas party and pantomime. Our Christmas Do at Think Ahead – 5th December 2013 It was that time of year again Party Time! We managed to get on the coach for a lift. When we arrived at St Peter’s the room was buzzing. There were lots of young waiters […]

  • Category: Group Activities

    We all turned up for the meeting. The room was rather full with members old and new. A very pleasant afternoon passed. Then Val Irene Kevin plus Stuart on the music opened the Mr & Mrs competition. Three couples were entered because of the time factor. The first couple Paul & Lynn were very good. […]

  • Category: Group Activities, Trips and Outings

    Think Ahead enjoy a day out at Oswaldtwistle Mills. Trip day had come around again and this month we were visiting one of my favourite places Oswaldtwistle Mills I was really looking forward to a busy couple of hours shopping with a nice lunch into the bargain. When the bus arrived I shouted to Brian […]

  • Category: Book Club, Group Activities

    Welcome to the September issue of the Book Club News. I was inspired to write this months article thanks to Ken Hodkinson bringing in a number of books to add to our new library in Ashland House. One book of particular interest sparked my curiosity. I started to dig around the internet as one does […]

  • Category: Group Activities, Trips and Outings

    It was a complete washout morning but undeterred we boarded the bus in the rain. Ken was as usual cheery and toffee’s and music soon put the smiles on our faces. After a good run to Southport uneventful thank goodness we arrived at the depot of Shopmobility. What a large building! Very smart inside and […]

  • Category: Group Activities, Trips and Outings

    What a surprise our members had when they went on their trip out to the Lowry Outlet in Salford on 11th May. Unbeknown to us Muriel Church after seeing the outing advertised in our newsletter arranged for Ring & Ride to take her to the outlet to meet up with old friends. Muriel left Wigan […]

  • Category: Book Club, Group Activities

    This year celebrates the 10th annual Leigh & Wigan Words Together Literary Festival. Running from 1st to 13th April we at Think Ahead Stroke Group invited members of the Leigh and Atherton Writers Group to attend our meeting on Monday 8th April. The five group members led by Hazel Wellings read poems and stories from […]