Services Close to Your Surgery

Dads n Kids Breakfast 2019

Held at Thatcham Baptist Church, this is an oppurtunity for Dads, Grandads, Uncles, Male carers and Kids to have a light breakfast followed by lots of games and crafts!

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Telephone: 01635 867 054 

Email: admin@thatchambaptist.org.uk

Disability Employment Adviser

Do you have a health condition or disability and would like support in searching for and staying in work, benefit advice and information about local support organisations?

The Disability Employment Adviser will be HERE at Burdwood Surgery every 3rd Monday of the month from 14:15 – 16:15.

Ask your Doctor, Nurse or Reception Team to book you an appointment.

Village Agents

This is a local signposting service. If you need help or support, the village agents have a wealth of knowledge about local services available to you.

Your local village agents are Blanche Herman 01488 71564 and Jane McCarthy 01488 72188.

The Newbury team can be contacted by telephoning Gill Comley:

Telephone: 01635 49004

Mobile 07775 366812

Email: gillian@vcwb.org.uk

Fellas

Fellas has been described as ‘a grown man’s youth group’, running every Tuesday between 12-3pm. Read more…

West Berkshire Community Hospital

01635 273508

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Coffee Morning - Thatcham Baptist Church

Open café – drinks, cakes and a warm welcome for everyone at Baptist Church, Wheelers Green Way, Thatcham RG19 4YF, Tuesdays 10am – 12 noon, £2. Age ranges 18-25, 26-49, 50+

Contact Sandie Richmond

Telephone: 01635 867054

Email: web@thatchambaptist.org.uk

Website: thatchambaptist.org.uk

Armchair Exercises - Nevil Court, Thatcham

Join this group activity for approximately 1 hour of gentile exercise. Activity held in the dining room, access to the building via any entrance by pressing calling panel and asking for Warden. Following completion of signing in book you will be shown to the activity room. Wheelchair access. Booking in advance preferred if you are able. Limited on-site parking, on street parking available.

Time: 2.30pm, £3 per session. Age range 55+. At Nevil Court, The Moors, Thatcham, RG19 3PQ. Contact Julie Maidment or Gina Hutchins.

Telephone: 01635 868832

Email: julie.maidment@a2dominion.co.uk

Memory Cafe - St Mary's Church, Thatcham

A FREE weekly drop-in session designed to provide support for people living with dementia and their loved ones. Join the group each week to enjoy a piece of delicious homemade cake with a hot drink. Take time out of your busy day to relax and chat with others and perhaps try out crafts and other activities. Don’t worry if you just prefer to eat cake, you are very welcome!

Fridays 2-4pm, age ranges 18-25, 26-49, 50+. At St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Gate, Thatcham, RG19 3PN. Contact name Hayleys Companions.

Telephone: 07811 065540

Email: hayleyscompanions@yahoo.com

Website: hayleyscompanions.co.uk

Music With Mummy (Thatcham)

Fun educational music sessions for children from birth to school age Baptist Church, Wheelers Green Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4YF.
Birth-1 year, Jolly Babies: Tuesdays, 12noon – 12.30 pm.
1-3 years, Music with Mummy: Tuesdays, Various 30 minute sessions.

Telephone: 01488 639374

Email: ruth@musicwithmummy.org.uk

Buttercups Playgroup

Buttercups is a playgroup for all children under 5 years old and their parents or carers. They have a large range of toys. They also provide a craft activity each week for the children to take something home with them. Mondays 9.30am – 11:15am, £2 per family, free parking. At Frank Hutchings Community Hall, Bradley-Moore Square, Harts Hill Road, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 4QH. Contact Name Julie Morris (Volunteer).

Telephone: 07868 440685

Email: jlmrrs385@gmail.com

Facebook: Search for Buttercups Toddler Group

Cruisers & Crawlers – Thatcham Park Lane

A fun, friendly group for families with young children who are crawling or unsteady on their feet. Fridays 1pm-2:30pm, £2 per family. Central Family Hub, Park Lane, Thatcham, RG18 3PG. Contact Name Sally Lawson (Interim Family Hub Manager).

Telephone: 01635 865318

Email: familyhubs@westberks.gov.uk

Website: info.westberks.gov.uk

Westcall Out of Hours GP Service

If you need treatment that requires urgent attention and cannot wait until your own GP surgery is open.

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RenewWellbeing @ Burdwood

RenewWellbeing @ Burdwood is a quiet shared space where it’s OK not to be OK. It happens every Monday from 9:30am to 12:00pm at the Thatcham Baptist Church, Cornerstones Room.

For more information contact Anne Carter on 01635 867054 or by email at renewburdwood@thatchambaptist.org.uk

Swings and Smiles

A place to play for children with special needs and their families.

Standard Opening Times

Monday 9.30am – 11.30am, Monday 3.30pm – 5.30pm, Wednesday 11.30-1.30pm,
Wednesday 3pm – 6pm, Thursday 3.30-5.30pm, Friday 3pm – 6pm, Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm
Sunday 10am – Midday

Swings and Smiles, A Place To Play, Lower Way, Thatcham, RG19 3RR

Telephone: 01635 285170
Email: office@swingsandsmiles.co.uk
Website: swingsandsmiles.co.uk

Reading Walk-in Health Centre

Offering a range of GP’s, practice nurses, emergency care practitioners and healthcare staff with no registration or appointment needed.

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Table Tennis - Parish Hall Thatcham

FREE drop in sessions in Thatcham for people experiencing mental health problems. Relaxed sessions for all abilities, join in for as long as you like. If you would like to join any of the activities please print the Sport in Mind Participant form and hand in your completed paper copy when you attend your first session.

Fridays 4pm – 5pm, age range 18-25, 26-49, 50+ at Parish Hall, Chapel Street, Thatcham RG18 4JP.

Telephone: 07969 579947

Email: info@sportinmind.org

Website: www.sportinmind.org

Bingo at Nevil Court, Thatcham

Come along and join in. Activity held in the dining room, access to the building via any entrance by pressing calling panel and asking for Warden. Following completion of signing in book you will be shown to the activity room. Wheelchair access. Booking in advance preferred if you are able. Limited on-site parking, on street parking available.

Thursday 7.15pm, no entrance fee, 40p per book. Age range 55+. At Nevil Court, The Moors, Thatcham RG19 3PQ. Contact Julie Maidment or Gina Hutchins.

Telephone: 01635 868832

Email: julie.maidment@a2dominion.co.uk

Carnation Day Care for the Elderly and People with Dementia

Our service is for elderly care service users and service users with dementia. A wide range of activities to suit individual needs. Monday – Thursday at Alice Bye Court, Bluecoats, Thatcham RG18 4AE. Half days considered, meals provided and transport available. Contact name Gloria Bund (manager)

Telephone: 07880 617365

Email: gloria@carnationdaycare.co.uk

Website: www.carnationdaycare.co.uk

Thatcham Baptist Church Toddlers

TBC Toddlers meets for fun, craft, chat, biscuits and to create lots of noise. Baby Corner, Arts & Crafts, Music and singing, Large & Small construction toys, Play House. Thursdays (term time) 10am-11:30am, £1 per family at Baptist Church, Wheelers Green Way, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG19 4YF.

Telephone: 01635 867054

Email: toddlers@thatchambaptist.org.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com

Athletics for Adults with a Disability

All abilities welcome. Having access to a wide range of leisure activities and facilities is important for everyone. No Limits will help the people they support enrich their social and life skills, as well as promoting a healthy lifestyle. Enquire about door to door transport. Fridays 1:15pm – 2:15pm, for information about prices, please contact No Limits Sports. Age ranges: 18-25, 26-49, 50+. At Crookham Athletics Track, Thornford Road, Crookham Common, Thatcham, RG19 8ET.

Telephone: 07725 525252

Email: nigel.trumper@nolimits-sports.co.uk

Website: www.nolimits-sports.co.uk