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Branch News: Ealing

Chris Lodge Rides Land’s End to John O’Groats in Memory of Ben

August 30th, 2019
On Saturday 7th September 2019, I will be cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats  - 9 days, 980 miles.  Whilst I undertake this challenge I will be remembering our friend and colleague Ben, who tragically took his own life. I would like to raise money for CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably – a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. You can find ou...

Lodge Brothers & Wickenden Support Dementia UK

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August 23rd, 2019
Lodge Brothers & Wickenden regularly hold fundraising events for Dementia UK and were recently awarded with a certificate confirming donations totalling £1,159.36 for this hugely important charity. Keep up the good work everyone!...

National Alzheimer Cup Cake Day at The Grange Care Home

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July 17th, 2019
Jacqueline and Bernice from Ealing branch supported The Grange Care Home on June 13th  for National Alzheimer Cup Cake Day. They both set about baking and decorating a variety of cupcakes and they helped the Debbie and Katrina, (activities co-ordinators) at The Grange Care Home to sell them to the residents, their visitors and the staff. We raised £67.00 despite the torrential rain that didn’t ease up all day!...

Mahila Sabha Group – Funeral Planning Talk

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June 26th, 2019
Kevan (District Manager) & Sheila (Relief Arranger) had a lovely time at the Greenford Community Hall presenting the Lodge Brothers ‘Funeral Planning Talk’ to the ladies of the Mahila Sabha Group. The ladies have met there for many years on a Tuesday & very kindly invited Kevan & Sheila to share an authentic Indian curry with them for lunch afterwards....

Lodge Brothers Visit to Acton Care Home

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June 18th, 2019
Last week Jacqueline from Ealing branch, her District Manager Kevan Foley and a local resident, Jo,  who knits Twiddle Mitts for the branch to distribute, went to visit Acton Care Home. They had a warm welcome from Marie King, the Activities Manager and the residents when they joined their coffee morning. Lodge Brothers donated a hamper of raffle prizes for the residents’ Bingo games, a firm favourite from a wide ...

Baking for Meadow House Hospice’s Garden Party

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June 18th, 2019
Lodge Brothers love to get involved with community projects. So when Jacqueline, Ealing branch arranger, got the call from Meadow House Hospice requesting a donation of cakes for their Annual Garden Party on Saturday 8thJune, she couldn’t wait to contact her fellow baker Bernice. They both baked a lovely selection of cakes and delivered them to Meadow House Hospice where they received a very warm welcome. Lynne May...

Fathers’ Day Remembrance Tree at Ealing Branch

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June 12th, 2019
Ealing branch are celebrating Father’s Day by sharing some Father’s Day poems and inviting the community to come in and write a card to hang on out Remembrance Tree....

D-Day Display at Ealing Branch

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June 7th, 2019
Ealing branch remembers the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy.

St George’s Day at Ealing Branch

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April 25th, 2019
Ealing celebrated St George’s Day with the English flag, the legend of St George and some St George’s Day poetry....

Hot Cross Buns Shared with St David’s Care Home

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April 23rd, 2019
Jacqueline and Kevan took a tray of freshly buttered Hot Cross Buns to St David’s Nursing Home, to share with the residents during their morning coffee break. They were joined by a former client and all three thoroughly enjoyed chatting with the residents, solving the giant crossword and playing table tennis....