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Southern Brooks Community Partnerships

How Dementia Friendly is South Gloucestershire ?

The South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance (SGDAA) has been working to make our communities dementia friendly. By this we mean places where those living with dementia and their carers/supporters feel respected, supported, understood, able to access services easily and be a part of their community. We would like to know what it’s like for carers … Read moreHow Dementia Friendly is South Gloucestershire ?

Southern Brooks is Recognised for Effective Governance and Management

Southern Brooks Community Partnerships has recently achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award recognising the excellent work it does as a third sector organisation in England. Julie Close, director of Southern Brooks, said “I’m delighted. The services that we provide are so important and that we have achieved the Level 2 Trusted Charity Mark, previously PQASSO, is … Read moreSouthern Brooks is Recognised for Effective Governance and Management

Southern Brooks Joins Forces with The Limes

The Limes Logo

From February first, Southern Brooks Community Partnerships will be managing The Limes, a day support service for younger people with dementia in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath, North East Somerset, and surrounding areas. The day support service is available to people who have received a diagnosis of dementia. It focuses on the needs and interests of younger people with dementia who like to remain active and … Read moreSouthern Brooks Joins Forces with The Limes

Southern Brooks Helps People on a Low Income Become Active

A pioneering project by Southern Brooks Community Partnerships and South Gloucestershire Council to help local people on a low income become more active and healthier has won National Lottery funding from Sport England. Sport England is funding a wide range of projects around the country, using varying approaches to help people to feel healthier, happier, … Read moreSouthern Brooks Helps People on a Low Income Become Active

Community lights up Patchway for Diwali!

On Tuesday 6th November Patchway Festival, the Avon Indian Association and Southern Brooks Community Partnerships worked together to organise an amazing Diwali celebration for Patchway. Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights which celebrates the victory of light over darkness. The celebration included a lantern parade, free community meal and dancing. It was great to … Read moreCommunity lights up Patchway for Diwali!

Calling all Dementia Friends!

The South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance’s main aim is to raise awareness of Dementia and ensure that South Gloucestershire is a place where those living with Dementia are respected and can contribute to their community, by helping to create Dementia Friendly Communities. Southern Brooks have been holding regular Dementia Friends information sessions for the past … Read moreCalling all Dementia Friends!

Diwali Festival coming to Patchway this November

Patchway Festival Committee, Southern Brooks Community Partnerships and the Avon Indian Association are excited to announce that they have worked together to secure funding to hold a Diwali Festival in Patchway this year. The celebration will take place on Tuesday, November 6th, starting with a lantern parade from Coniston Community Centre and ending in Coniston … Read moreDiwali Festival coming to Patchway this November

Proud to have staff stand up as LGBT role model in South Glos

Our Community Cohesion Manager Caroline Browne has appeared in the Diversity Trust’s “Out in South Glos” publication, focussing on providing positive role models for LGBT people in the area. Caroline has been supporting Diversity Trust to establish an LGBTQ network for South Gloucestershire. Over the last year, Diversity Trust have organised some amazing events, and … Read moreProud to have staff stand up as LGBT role model in South Glos