Annual Report 2017

Our Annual Report for 2017 is now published, you can read it by clicking the link below Annual Report 2017

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Annual Report 2016

Our Annual Report for 2016 is now available to download from the link below. annual-report-2016

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VOTING NOW OPEN – Please vote for The Memory Bus!

In the last couple of minutes voting has opened for the People’s Projects and we would love your support for The Memory Bus. We are one of five projects in the Tyne Tees Region competing for three prizes of £50,000, and if we win we will use the money to buy a mini bus so that we can provide even more places to go and things to do for people living with dementia. To vote, please visit www.thepeoplesprojects.org.uk and vote for...

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We are finalists in the People’s Projects!

  We are excited to announce that we have reached the finals of the People’s Projects with our own campaign which we have called “The Memory Bus”  Our project is one of five competing in Tyne Tees for £50,000 of National Lottery funding in the People’s Projects competition. Voting opens at 9am on Monday 20 March at www.thepeoplesprojects.org.uk. The Big Lottery Fund, ITV and The National Lottery have teamed up to...

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Asda’s Community Hidden Hero!

Our Chief Operating Officer, Sandra Hastings, is delighted to have been named Asda Gosforth’s Community Hidden Hero.  She was presented with a pin in recognition of the work of Silverline Memories.  A link to the full story on the Asda’s website can be found here.     http://your.asda.com/community/gosforth-community-christmas Sandra is pictured below with Asda’s Community Champion Michelle Castledine.  Michelle...

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Sunset from the pier – A TimeSlips story

The Friday group enjoyed another TimeSlips session recently and this is the finished story based on the image below.   The area was debateable, it was either Seaton Sluice or somewhere abroad. No shoes were worn or coats so it must have been outside in a hot country.  They came for the sunset and were shocked seeing the sea move and how much water there was. It was not India. The sea looked a bit rough, it was definitely north east of...

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TimeSlips Story Telling – The Street Party

At Silverline Memories we often offer Time Slips as an activity.  TimeSlips is a storytelling activity that relies on imagination and not memory, allowing people with dementia to enjoy the process of creating a story, often with great humour and without the pressure of relying on the accuracy of the information. The process begins with the group being shown an image and then being prompted to describe what they think is happening in...

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Introducing Anne Nolan – Patron of Silverline Memories.

We are delighted to announce that Anne Nolan, of the Nolan Sisters, has agreed to be the Patron of Silverline Memories.  We are looking forward to getting to know Anne and to working with her to further our cause, and we very much look forward to being able to introduce her to everyone at a future event. Anne sent the following message for everyone:   ” I always feel very honoured and humbled when charities ask me to be part of...

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Dementia Carer Support Group funding success

We are delighted to have been successful in an application to the Community Foundation Dickon Trust Fund to market and develop our Dementia Carer Support Group.   During 2016 the group have benefited from the skills and expertise of A Time 2 Talk, a counselling service for mature adults experiencing life changing events such as a dementia diagnosis.  Topics for these monthly sessions have included topics including Diagnosis,...

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YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKS CHALLENGE Saturday 24th June 2017

Are you looking for your next big chellenge for 2017? Why not join #TeamSilverline and tackle the Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge? The Challenge The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is a demanding but rewarding walk which takes in the summits of Pen-y-ghent (694 metres – 2,276 feet), Whernside (736 metres – 2,415 feet) and Ingleborough (723 metres 2,372 feet) all in one circular route. There is no set starting point, but the...

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